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  • I Know What Love Is! Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 11, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 6,694 views

    In contrast to what the world calls love, this sermon explains the Bible’s definition of what real love is.

    What Do You Know? I Know What Love Is 1John 3:11-24 & 4:7-21 May 13, 2001 Mother’s Day Intro: A. [Kellie Ammons sent the following e-mail to me this week…] Once upon a time there was a child ready to be born. So one day he asked God, "They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow but how am ...read more

  • Meditation And Contemplation

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on May 14, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 3,520 views

    WHAT ARE THEY - HOW DO YOU EXPERIENCE THEM?

    The young couple were obviously very much in love.When they came to the Vicarage to ask if I`d marry them it shone out of their faces. On the night of the wedding rehearsal I took them step by step through all the things they would have to do and say - and one thing I always insisted upon was ...read more

  • The Prerequisite Of Love

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 134 ratings
     | 8,593 views

    In our Scripture for today we can easily conclude that love is not an emotion as much as it is an emulation of the One who first loved us. Love is more than a longing -- it is an action.

    The Prerequisite Of Love 1 John 4:7-12 I first heard the report on the radio as I was driving to work this week - Jane Fonda had given her life to Christ. The woman who has recently gone through a divorce to Ted Turner, sold more exercise videos than Bill Gates has sold Windows, and who has been ...read more

  • God's Love And Ours Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 48 ratings
     | 8,006 views

    The wonderful thing about being made God’s children is that he gives us his Spirit to enable us to be like him, and that likeness is shown most clearly in our love for others. And so, as we love one another, God lives in us, and his love is perfected in u

    I always get edgy when I hear someone make a definitive statement about God. There are so many aspects to God that any single statement always feels a bit deficient. So, for example, when someone says God is all-powerful, I find myself waiting for them to add that he’s also all-knowing, and ...read more

  • To Love Or Not To Love?

    Contributed by Chris Thron on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 6 ratings
     | 14,470 views

    Are we ready to embrace ALL the consequences of God’s love being shed abroad into our hearts?

    Note: the following article (in its original form) provoked a discussion on another site entitled, "Walk Away from Fundamentalism" (http://www.aimoo.com/forum/postview.cfm?id=319472&CategoryID=22217&ThreadID=528621). Part of this discussion, and my replies, are included below, following the ...read more

  • The Sacrifice Of Love

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,703 views

    THE SACRIFICE OF LOVE PROVES A RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD (4:7 - 5:3) 1.

    THE SACRIFICE OF LOVE PROVES A RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD (4:7 - 5:3) 1. Two Arguments for Loving the Brethren (4:7-12) a. Based on God's Eternal Nature (:7-8) -- Love is Consistent with His Nature 1) Positively (:7) 2) Negatively (:8) b. Based on God's Historical Gift (:9-12) -- Love is Consistent ...read more

  • "A Place Where Love Grows" Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,599 views

    Part of the sermon series on the building blocks necessary for a Church to grow.

    Webster’s dictionary, defines love as a strong liking for someone or something, or a passionate affection for another person. Notice that Webster’s definition of love involves objects of the world, using the word “person” or “something.” The problem that is evident in a human definition of love is ...read more

  • How To Be Like Jesus

    Contributed by David Bubb on Apr 11, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 7,515 views

    This message gives us the job discription of every born again believer

    Subject: How To Be Like Jesus Scripture Reading: I John 4:10-17 There are many things that I do not think that we comprehend when we read the Bible. In verse 12 it says that no one has ever seen God, but if we love one another, then God dwells in us, and people can get a glimpse of God through ...read more

  • Lessons From Our Marriage Vows

    Contributed by Jonathan Falwell on Apr 27, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 7,461 views

    Marriage is both civil and religious. We must recognize the Laws of Virginia so the minister says, “By the power invested in me by the State of Virginia.” We must also recognize God, “I pronounce you are husband and wife, in the name of the Father, the

    INTRODUCTION 1. Marriage is both civil and religious. We must recognize the Laws of Virginia so the minister says, “By the power invested in me by the State of Virginia.” We must also recognize God, “I pronounce you are husband and wife, in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy ...read more

  • For The Love Of God

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on May 6, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 8,428 views

    The topic of Love again...Christian love out love as Christians.

    For the Love of God 1 John 4:7-21 So, the topic this morning is Love “again.” Webster’s dictionary, defines love as a strong liking for someone or something, or a passionate affection for another person. Notice that Webster’s definition of love involves objects of the world, using the word ...read more

  • All You Need Is Love

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Jun 4, 2005
    based on 134 ratings
     | 20,788 views

    The most important lesson we can learn in life is how to love like God.

    ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE Today is a big day. Today is the day that the huge class of 2 students from WCS will be graduating. It is exciting for them and their parents that they will finally get to taste a small portion of freedom. Next week will be a big week for our own Alan Townsend and 4 or 5 ...read more

  • Living The Virtuous Life: Love Series

    Contributed by Philip Barner on Feb 22, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 14,695 views

    The first in a series on the 7 Cardinal Virtues.

    Living the Virtuous Life: Love (I John 4:7-21) By Rev. Phil Barner Many have heard that there are 7 deadly sins (pride, anger, envy, lust, sloth, gluttony, covetousness). Early in the life of the church they had to address the common Greek attitude toward sin. The general consensus was that sins ...read more

  • What Is Love

    Contributed by Juan Lane on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,515 views

    Describe your deepest feelings of love

    What Is Love Scripture Reference I John 4:7-12 (KJV) I John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. 8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. 9 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, ...read more

  • El Amor Es Una Deuda

    Contributed by José Soto on Mar 29, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,119 views

    ¿Por qué es tan importante el amor? ¿Por qué debo amar a mi prójimo? Contestaremos estas dos preguntas con un estudio en el capítulo 4 de I Juan, que he titulado “EL AMOR ES UNA DEUDA”

    El amor es una deuda I Juan 4.7-12 Uno de los mandamientos más importantes que nuestro Señor Jesucristo nos ha dado es el del amor. Cristo resumió la ley en dos mandamientos: “amarás a tu Dios y amarás a tu prójimo”. Ambos mandamientos se relacionan con el amor. ¿Por qué es tan importante el ...read more

  • God Is Love Series

    Contributed by Cesar Verdeflor on Apr 1, 2006
    based on 71 ratings
     | 86,957 views

    God’s love didn’t begin at the time He created the universe and man. There was not a time that God started loving. Love was already there. Where God was, there was love; where God is there is love; where God will be there will always be full of love.

    GOD IS LOVE (1John 4:7-21) Mark was walking home from school one day when he noticed the boy ahead of him had tripped and dropped all of the books he was carrying along with two sweaters, a baseball bat, a glove, and a small tape recorder. Mark knelt down and helped the boy pick up the scattered ...read more