Sermon Series
  • 1. Love Is Patient And Kind

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2016
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    When I love like Jesus loves I look beyond what a person has been to what he or she can become

    Many of you are probably familiar with this quote that has been attributed to Mahatma Gandhi: I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. Although that often repeated statement is attributed to Gandhi, there is actually no evidence that ...read more

  • 2. Love Does Not Envy Or Boast

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2016
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    When I love like Jesus loves I set aside my rights to make things right for others

    ENGAGE Whether or not you were alive on January 20, 1961, you are probably familiar with this line from President John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address: Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country. I don’t think that as a nation ...read more

  • 3. Love Is Not Arrogant Or Rude

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2016
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    When I love like Jesus loves my passion for people prevails over my pride in my position

    ENGAGE Several weeks ago I was officiating a volleyball match in a tournament. During one rally I blew my whistle and before I even made my call, one of the players made a comment that indicated he thought the call was going to go against his team. So, in what was certainly not one of my finest ...read more

  • 4. Love Does Not Insist On Its Own Way

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2016
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    When I love like Jesus loves I see life’s interruptions as divine opportunities

    ENGAGE This week, I came to the conclusion that perhaps I’ve done enough preaching on loving like Jesus and maybe it’s time to move on to something else. That’s because I’m finding that God seems to be providing way too many opportunities for me to apply what I’m ...read more

  • 5. Love Is Not Irritable Or Resentful

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2016
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    When I love like Jesus loves I love even those I don’t like

    ENGAGE Imagine with me a courtroom in which a defendant stands accused. The prosecutor goes at that defendant with everything he’s got. He paints the man as a treasonous liar who is intent on destroying societal values and stirring up trouble. His arguments are heated, vindictive and ...read more

  • 6. Love Does Not Rejoice In Wrongdoing But Rejoices With The Truth

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2016
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    When I love like Jesus loves I am gratified when grace triumphs over guilt

    ENGAGE Whenever I’m driving and someone goes whipping by me at well over the speed limit or is constantly cutting in and out of traffic or runs a red light, my immediate thought is “I sure hope there is a policeman in the area to catch that person”. And on those rare occasions ...read more

  • 7. Love Bears All Things, Believes All Things, Hopes All Things

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2016
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    When I love like Jesus loves I set others free to be the best that they can be

    ENGAGE In our relationships it seems like there are two kinds of people – those who look at our lives and see our weaknesses and tell us what we can’t do, and those who look at our lives and look past those weaknesses to our strengths and tell us what we can do. That is true in our ...read more

  • 8. Love Endures All Things, Love Never Ends

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2016
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    When I love like Jesus loves I persist even when others resist

    ENGAGE For all of us there will come times in our lives when we attempt to love other people in the manner that we have been learning about for the past 8 weeks, in which the other person is going to reject those efforts. I can almost guarantee that if you’re a parent you either have ...read more