LOVE 101, PART 3

THE WHEN

 When did God love us?

  • From of old     Psalm 25:6
  • First      1 John 4:19
  • From everlasting to everlasting      Psalm 103:17, Jeremiah 31:3
  • Even while we were still sinners      Romans 5:8

When do we start loving God?

  • After He loved us first      1 John 4:19
  • After His Holy Spirit is poured out on us      Romans 5:5

When do we love others?

  • At all times      Proverbs 17:7
  • Even after being wronged 70×7 times because love holds no record of wrong      Matthew 18:21-22, 1 Corinthians 13:5
  • Even when they don’t love us back   Hosea 3:1

 

THE WHERE

 Where does love come from?

  • God      1 John 4:7

Where is God’s love?

  • Surrounding His people      Psalm 125:2
  • Perfected in us      1 John 4:12
  • Abiding in us as believers      1 John 4:16

Where are we to love others?

  • In all we do      1 Corinthians 16:14
  • In service to them      Galatians 5:13

Food for thought.

  1. When was the last time you thanked God for His love?
  2. When was the last time you told Him you loved him too?
  3. Where is God’s love reflected most in your life? The least?
  4. Where have you seen God’s love demonstrated this week?

 

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