Pastor Aaron E. Lavender
Sunday Morning, September 20, 2015

 Sermon-09202015-What should Matter Most to Christians

“What Should Matter Most To Christians”
         1 Corinthians 13:1-13

 

  I. The Distinctiveness Of Our Love: 1 Cor. 13:1-3 

  • Our love should be higher than the SENSATIONAL (v.1) 

  • Our love should be higher than the SPECTACULAR (v.2) 

  • Our love should be higher than the SACRIFICIAL (v.3)

 II. The Description Of Our Love: 1 Cor. 13:4-11 

  A.  The FEATURES of our love (vv.4-7)       

  • Our love suffers long (v.4)

  • Our love is kind (v.4)

  • Our love is not envious (v.4)

  • Our love is never on parade (v.4)

  • Our love is not proud (v.4)

  • Our love never behaves unseemly (v.5)

  • Our love is not self-centered (v.5)

  • Our love is not easily agitated (v.5)

  • Our love thinks no evil (v.5)

  • Our love does not rejoice in sin (v.6a)

  • Our love rejoices in the truth (v.6) 

   B. The FORTITUDE of our love (vv.7-11)

  • Our love bears all things (v.7)

  • Our love believes all things (v.7)

  • Our love hopes all things (v.7)

  • Our love endures all things (v.7) 

  • Our love never fails (vv.8-12)  

III. The Durability Of Our Love: 1 Cor. 13:13 

CONCLUSION: HOW WELL DO YOU LOVE?

  • Do you love God more than anything else in the world (Matthew 22:37-38;
    see John 21:15, “Do you love Me more than these?”)?

Do you love others like God loves them (Matt. 22:39-40)?

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