Presentation on theme: "1 Corinthians Traits to Live By!"— Presentation transcript:
11 Corinthians 13 16 Traits to Live By! LOVE1 Corinthians 1316 Traits to Live By!
2a still more excellent way. LOVE…and I show youa still more excellent way.1 Corinthians 12:31The Greatest of These…1 Corinthians 13:13
3What is Love? Man’s definition… Or God’s? The world cannot explain true loveSongs, poems, paintings, sculptures, books, movies…Shallow, confused, contradictory, inwardly focused, selfishModern usage has cheapened the word even more
4God Is Love! (Who is love?) 1 John 4Love is from God and is God(v 7-8, 16)His Love is perfected in us (v 12)Perfect Love casts out fear (v 18)A fruit of the Spirit is Love (Galatians 5:22)
5To be practiced by believers Flows from the heart of Christians Love is NecessaryCommanded by GodTo be practiced by believersFlows from the heart of Christians
6Matthew 22:37-40 (Deuteronomy 6:4-5, Romans 13:8-10, James 2:8) You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the great and foremost commandment. The second is like it, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” On these two commandments depend the whole Law and the Prophets.
7John 3:16 (1 John 4:9)For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life.
8that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives 1 John 3:16We know love by this,that He laid down His life for us;and we ought to lay down our livesfor the brethren.
9Beloved, let us love one another, is born of God and knows God 1 John 4:7Beloved, let us love one another,for love is from God;and everyone who lovesis born of God and knows God
10We know that we have passed because we love the brethren. 1 John 3:14 (a)We know that we have passedout of death into life,because we love the brethren.
12He who does not love abides in death. 1 John 4:8The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love.1 John 3:14(b)He who does not love abides in death.
13An offended brother is more unyielding (harder to be won) Proverbs 18:19An offended brother is more unyielding (harder to be won)than a fortified city
14“Everyone who hates his brother no murderer has eternal life 1 John 3:15“Everyone who hates his brotheris a murderer,and you know thatno murderer has eternal lifeabiding in him.”
151 Love is the Reason 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 Whatever you do in service to Godif you do not act out of love, then –You are like an empty soundSpiritually, you are nothingYou gain nothing from it
162 Love is Patient 1 Corinthians 13:4 “makrothumeo”to be even-temperedlong-suffering, to bear long with1 Thessalonians 5:14-15, Service & ministry: 2 Corinthians 6:6, Fruit of the Spirit: Galatians 5:22, Ephesians 4:2, Chosen of God: Colossians 3:12, Hebrews 6:12
173 Love is Kind 1 Corinthians 13:4 “chresteuomai”To be kind, have a gentle spiritgoodness & graciousness of heartProv. 19:22 Luke 6:35 Eph. 4:32Service & ministry: 2 Corinthians 6:6, Fruit of the Spirit: Galatians 5:22, Ephesians 4:32, Chosen of God: Colossians 3:12, Luke 6:27-38 (esp. v. 35)
184 Love is not Jealous 1 Corinthians 13:4 “zeloo”(root – “to boil over”)To be jealous, envious, spitefulSong of Solomon 8:6James 3:14-16, James 4:2, Romans 13:13, A work of the flesh not a fruit of the Spirit: Galatians 5:20, 1 Corinthians 3:3
195 Love does not Brag 1 Corinthians 13:4 “perpereuomai”to be a braggart, to boast, to elevateoneself or one’s accomplishmentsProv. 27:2Matthew 6:1-4
206 Love is not Arrogant 1 Corinthians 13:4 “phusioo”to be inflated,puffed up with prideProv. 16: Jer. 49:16Romans 12:3, Colossians 2:18, 1 Corinthians 8:1
217 Love does not act Unbecomingly 1 Corinthians 13:5 “aschemoneo”to behave disgracefully, dishonorably, in an unseemly orunbecoming mannerJude 13
228 Love does not Seek Its Own 1 Corinthians 13:5 Not self-seekingConcerned with the needs of othersNot pursuing self-interestRomans 15:2
239 Love is not Provoked 1 Corinthians 13:5 “paroxuno”To stir up, irritate,incite to anger or sharp contentionWorks of the flesh: Galatians 5:20-21, Proverbs 14:29, 15:18, 19:11, 22:24-25, 29:11,22
2410 Love does not Take Into Account a Wrong Suffered 1 Corinthians 13:5 “logizomai”to count, calculate, enumerate, or listProverbs 10:12, 16:27, 17:9
2511 Love Rejoices in the Truth 1 Corinthians 13:6 Love does not point out faultsor delight in notingthe failings of others.Love delights in what isTrue and Good.2 Thessalonians 2:12
2612 Love Bears All Things 1 Corinthians 13:7 “stego”To cover, protect, preserve,to put a roof over,to keep off something which threatensRomans 15:1-2, Acts 7:26
2713 Love Believes All Things 1 Corinthians 13:7 “pisteuo”To believe, to trustto have faith or confidence in
2814 Love Hopes All Things 1 Corinthians 13:7 “elpizo”to hope, to trustto place hope and confidence inRomans 12:12, 15:13, 2 Corinthians 1:7
2915 Love Endures All Things 1 Corinthians 13:7 “hupomeno”Patient endurance, to persevereto bear up under a loadMatthew 10:22, 24:12-13, Romans 12:12, Luke 8:15, Luke 21:17, 19, Hebrews 12:1-3
3016 Love Never Fails 1 Corinthians 13:8 “pipto”to fall, to fail, to fall into ruin,to collapse into extinction
31faith, hope, love – these three but the greatest of these is 1 Corinthians 13:13But now abidefaith, hope, love – these threebut the greatest of these isLove
32LOVE… He Expects Nothing Less of His Children We Must Expect No Less of Ourselves!End