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  • Understanding Love

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 73 ratings

    The love we must mimic always makes itself known, is impartial, and knows no limits.

    Understanding Love A Few Things You Should Know About Love Introduction The command: "And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all more

  • "Understanding Love”

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 44 ratings

    Love is not always easy to explain, or even to understand

    “Understanding Love” 1 Corinthians 13 OPENING JOKE: Illustration “Love-letter lament” Dearest Jimmy, No words could ever express the great unhappiness I’ve felt since breaking our engagement. Please say you’ll take me back. No one could ever take your place in my heart, so please forgive me. more

  • Love: A Matter Of Priority

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    Understanding love opens the window to life

    Jn 15:13 In his book They Call Me Coach, John Wooden says, “It has always been my philosophy to follow our game plan. If we believe in it, we will wear the opposition down and we’ll get to them. If we break away from our style, and the commandments are our style, however, and play their more

  • God Is Love

    Contributed by Tony Grant on Nov 28, 2005
    based on 73 ratings

    Love is about relationships, and to really understand love, we need to think about the greatest possible relationship for a human being, a relationship with God.

    God is Love 1 John 4:7-12 02/20/05 2267 words 7 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9 God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent his only Son more

  • Seeing From The Very Least

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 5, 2004
    based on 48 ratings

    Dramatic monologue, done as if Paul himself were preaching, with references to all of the Pauline corpus. P A U L equals Pray, Avoid, Understand, Love. Next to last sermon for this pastorate.

    Caris kai eirene, carix kai eirene. Jesous cristos soter kurios. En Cristw, en cristw. Here! You challenge me? You challenge my presence and my right to speak? Am I not an apostle?! Am I not, though born of the wrong parents, nonetheless one whom God has chosen to proclaim His unsearchable more

  • Seven Ingredients In Parenting

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Oct 2, 2004
    based on 48 ratings

    There are seven ingredients that our kid’s need in growing up. These are the seven things that God does to you and me as our heavenly Father.

    There are seven things that our kid’s need in growing up. These are the seven things that God does to you and me as our heavenly Father. The Bible says that our kids need is: I Compassion (1 John 4:7) -"Practive loving each other, for love comes from God." Children understand love in more

  • Backsliding Made Easy

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 1, 2004
    based on 48 ratings

    We think of the plan of salvation and the steps a man takes toward God. But there are also equally clear steps by which one may go away from God.

    BACKSLIDING MADE EASY Mark 14:26-31; 66-72 INTRO: We think of the plan of salvation and the steps a man takes toward God. But there are also equally clear steps by which one may go away from God. The experience of Peter the night Jesus was arrested demonstrates this very clearly. That more

  • Transformed From Hurt To Healing

    Contributed by Robert Galasso on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    Who are the people in my life who need to know that they are loved?

    Introduction: Have you ever considered the impact that you are making for the Kingdom of God on a daily basis? The way that we act and react makes a lasting impression on the people that we come in contact with every day. What kind of an impression are you leaving? I. The Condition of more

  • Relationships--Places For Support And Accountability" Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    We cannot be solo Christians. The Christian life is lived out in community for several reasons.

    1 John 4:7-21 “Relationships—Places for Support and Accountability” INTRODUCTION The poet John Donne penned the words, “No man is an island. No man stands alone. Each man’s joy is joy to me, each man’s grief is my own.” Later his words were turn into a top selling record in the 60’s. more

  • Marital Dominoes Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Jun 25, 2001
    based on 18 ratings

    Paul teaches that Spirit-filling plays out in a practical way in our personal relationships, keeping our lives from knocking down the things that are most important instead of building them up.

    Introduction The following game, Marital Dominoes, is an effective way for a husband to cause a negative chain reaction in his wife. The “benefits” of this game then are double. Not only does the husband enjoy his own sins, but he also gets to put up with his wife’s. Everybody loses! The more

  • How God's Love Becomes Our Love

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Feb 16, 2001
    based on 133 ratings

    It is God’s powerful love, shown through our lives, that brings us to love one another as we should. How does this happen?

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ February 18, 2000 John Dobbs HOW GOD’S LOVE BECOMES OUR LOVE Introduction: In this three part series of messages we have talked about: *God’s incredible agape love – and the way he loves us in spite of our weakness, mistakes, inadequacies, and more

  • Do You Love The Brethren Series

    Contributed by William Noel on Jun 5, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    An examination into the heart of Christian relationships

    “Do You Love The Brethren?” John 13:34-35 Introduction · Ill. Rick Warren in his book The Purpose Driven Life says, “Life is all about love!” “Because God is love, the most important lesson he wants you to learn on earth is how to love. It is in loving that we are most like him, so love more

  • Herein Is Love

    Contributed by Robert Baldwin on Oct 9, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    John never gets far from this basic truth in his teachings. I think sometimes we make far too little of this teaching on love,

    Herein Is Love 1John 4:7-12 Intro. John never gets far from this basic truth in his teachings. I think sometimes we make far too little of this teaching on love, and we feel like John may have made too much of it. It is found in every dostrine, in every action and in every thought concerning more

  • The Most Excellent Way Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 27, 2003
    based on 132 ratings

    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 more

  • You Never Walk Alone

    Contributed by Ronald Fair on Jun 1, 2002
    based on 35 ratings

    “Yes, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me.”

    You Never Walk Alone Introduction Some years ago I read a most thrilling book entitled ‘We Who Walk Alone”. It concerned a Spanish-American War veteran who had contracted leprosy in the Philippines and had been sent back to a leper’s hospital to be isolated from home and loved ones more