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1 Corinthians 13. LOVE 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 *Without love all activity in the church is valueless. Vss. 1-3 - Fluency and eloquence is valueless. - Prophesy.

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1 1 Corinthians 13

2 LOVE 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 *Without love all activity in the church is valueless. Vss Fluency and eloquence is valueless. - Prophesy and knowledge is valueless. - Faith is valueless. - Benevolence is valueless. - Martyrdom is valueless.

3 LOVE The Doctrine of Love 1. Agape love is the supreme attribute of God. 1 John 4: Agape love is the supreme characteristic of the church. 3. Agape love is a super-natural love. Love flows forth most fully as we come to terms with God’s gracious love for us.

4 LOVE Agape Love in Action – 1 Corinthians 13: Other-centered Characteristics Vs. 4 - Patient = long suffering - Kind = useful and generous - Not Jealous = useful and generous APPLICATION: Love actively seeks to bring good into the lives of others.

5 LOVE Agape Love in Action – 1 Corinthians 13: Self Effacing Characteristics Vs Does not brag - Is not arrogant - Is not unbecoming – rude or thoughtless APPLICATION: Love actively seeks to bring attention to God, not self. - Is not self seeking

6 LOVE Agape Love in Action – 1 Corinthians 13: Proactive Characteristics Vss Is not provoked - Does not hold grudges - Rejoices in truth, not sin APPLICATION: Love actively seeks to extend love to unlovely people.

7 LOVE Agape Love in Action – 1 Corinthians 13: Protective Characteristics Vs. 7 - Bears all things - Believes all things - Hopes all things APPLICATION: Love act seeks to restore the fallen to right relationship. - Endures all things

8 LOVE Agape Love in Action – 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 CONCLUSION: Love never fails.

9 1 Corinthians 13


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