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  • True Love, No Really, True Love

    Contributed by Jay Mcphearson on Aug 25, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 6,208 views

    DT: Love is more important than all the spiritual gifts exercised in the Body of Christ.

    1 Corinthians 13:1-13 “True Love, No Really, True Love” 02.09.03 Sunday Morning Sermon “Love is more important than all the spiritual gifts exercised in the church body.” Intro: Whoever loves much, does much. Thomas a’ Kempis. On the whole, God’s love for us is a much safer subject to ...read more

  • The Real Meaning Of Love

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Aug 3, 2003
    based on 583 ratings
     | 44,370 views

    No matter how gifted you are – no matter how successful in ministry – no matter how close to God – there is one overarching principal that should guide everything we do. Otherwise anything you do for the Lord is a waste of time. That’s love.

    For an audio copy of this message go to: www.LivingWatersWeb.com. Chapters 12, 13, & 14 are really one unit. Chapter 12 talks about the context of the Holy Spirit’s work through the believer. Chapter 13 the motivation in using Holy Spirit gifts, and chapter 14 the proper operation of those ...read more

  • We Know In Part Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 13, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,222 views

    We know little about life after death, but we do know that heaven is not possessing things, that hell is about separation from God, and that the love of God will reach even to the most alienated.

    We think that having things will make us happy. The truth is that happiness comes from sharing what you have with someone you love. Fulfillment is not measured by how much you have. Genuine fulfillment is measured by who you have it with. That is true in this life. I believe that is also true ...read more

  • The Strength Of The Equilateral Triangle Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,191 views

    Strength in families requires all three elements: faith, hope, and love. Illustrated with timbers handled to show that without all three the structure is unstable.

    Some of the old-timers used to say that bad things come in threes. Did you ever hear that? There is a notion out there that you never have just one disaster, you always have three, closely grouped. If there is a plane crash in the Andes today, look out, there will be two more in the near ...read more

  • Love Is

    Contributed by Richard White on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,061 views

    Love is the greatest of all gifts and it is the one that will never cease.

    Love is (1 Cor. 13) Illustration: (Dressing with old clothes on the inside, but nice clothes on the outside.) There was once a church that was having a guest speaker. This speaker was well known throughout the Christian community, yet was virtually unknown to this particular congregation, except ...read more

  • Learning How To Love Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 12,172 views

    Love is a choice and a matter of conduct. As we ask God to grow this foremost fruit in our lives, we will be well on our way to experiencing growth in all the other areas.

    Learning How to Love Rev. Brian Bill 6/10/01 Last week we tackled the very difficult question, “What Happens When You Die?” Several of you commented afterwards that we don’t hear enough sermons about Hell in church today. Well, this morning, we’re kicking off a brand-new series called, ...read more

  • The Most Excellent Way Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 27, 2003
    based on 132 ratings
     | 10,963 views

    The expected outcome of this sermon is first get people to see that love is a demonstration not a feeling and then actually demonstrate it.

    1 Corinthians The Most Excellent Way 1 Corinthians 13 June 1, 2003 Intro: A. [Love from a Kid’s Point of View, Citation: "What Is Love—From a Kid’s Point of View," LightSinger, (accessed 3-14-02)] What is love, from a kid’s point of view? "When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t ...read more

  • "The Most Excellent Way"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on May 2, 2003
    based on 60 ratings
     | 2,358 views

    Considering Paul’s description of love, and applying it to our lives.

    1 Corinthians 13:1-8 “The Most Excellent Way” By: Kenneth Emerson Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA At a men’s retreat a truck driver told about the change Christ had made in his life, and he was asked to think of some specific way in which he was ...read more

  • "The Greatest Of These"

    Contributed by Quintin Morrow on Mar 4, 2003
    based on 134 ratings
     | 5,959 views

    An exposition, with full text outline, of I Corinthians 13.

    The Rev’d Quintin Morrow St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Fort Worth, Texas www.st-andrew.com I Cor. 13 March 2, 2003 The Message Outline: I. The Primacy of Love (vv. 1-3). A. Without love we are nothing. B. Without love we accomplish nothing. II. The Particulars of Love (vv. ...read more

  • The Greatest Of These

    Contributed by Tony Fox on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,912 views

    Message on 1Corinthians 13.

    “The Greatest of These” February 16, 2003 (1Corinthians 13:1-13) ILL: Ole and Olga lived on a farm in Iowa. Olga was starved for affection. Ole never gave her any signs of love, and Olga’s need to be appreciated went unfulfilled. At her wit’s end, Olga blurted out, "Ole, why ...read more

  • Four Faces Of Love

    Contributed by Gary Kins on Feb 8, 2003
    based on 154 ratings
     | 16,979 views

    A sermon describing the charcateristics of biblical love in contrast to worldly love.

    The Four Faces of Love Introduction: Valentine - an amatory or sentimental card, token or gift sent by one person to another on St. Valentine’s Day; a sweetheart chosen on St. Valentine’s Day; the object of one’s affection. St. Valentine - Valentinus -- Christian martyr, c270 A.D. ...read more

  • It's Not An Option! (Living Out The 2nd Greatest Commandment)

    Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 224 ratings
     | 15,124 views

    I talk about how serious Jesus was that we show love to one another; I also give some practical suggestions on living it out.

    It’s Not An Option (Living the Second Greatest Commandment) January 11, 2002 Intro: If you knew your death was coming soon what would you say to those you love? Watch this clip from the movie “My Life” with Michael Keaton and Nichole Kidman…(This is the scene towards the end of the movie ...read more

  • Fruit Of The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Daniel Williamson on Jan 8, 2003
    based on 164 ratings
     | 38,481 views

    A detailed series on each of the nine Fruit of the Spirit! Each characteristic listed is a sermon. However, I have combined the lesson into one packet.

    THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT INTRODUCTION It is imperative that we understand that the marks of true spirituality and the signs of maturity in Christian growth are found not in the gifts of the Spirit, rather they are found in producing the fruit of the Spirit. 1st Corinthians 13:1-2 – “If I speak ...read more

  • Absolute Zero Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 15, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 13,109 views

    This is the first in a series on I Corinthians 13.

    “Absolute Zero” I Corinthians 13:1-3; 13 November 17, 2002 Love of Another Kind – I Corinthians 13 Priority One for the believer is given by Jesus in what we call “The Great Commandment”; He tells us that the most important thing we can do is to love God with all of our heart, our soul, ...read more

  • Team Spirit Series

    Contributed by Rick Thiessen on Sep 23, 2002
    based on 110 ratings
     | 5,849 views

    The classic love chapter is actually an appeal to a church to embrace the selflessness that is key to us funcitoning as a team.

    BE092202 Playing on God’s Team 3. TEAM SPIRIT (SLIDE) The passage of Scripture we’re looking at this morning, is one of the most popular and read passages of scripture in the Bible by Christian and non-Christian alike. The LOVE CHAPTER. I see a problem though. This chapter has become ...read more