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The Truth about Love (1 of 14)
Series: Love Loud
Dr. Fred Lowery
February 1, 2009
Luke 10:27; 1 Peter 4:8; John 13:34-35; 1 John 4:7-8; 1 John 4:15-16; John 15:9-10; Matthew 22:37-38; 1 John 4:7; Romans 5:8; Matthew 22:39-40; 1John 4:20-21; Matthew 22:39; Matthew 5:43-44; Ephesians 5:2
I love that song and we're about loving loud and in Bossier for Bossier. And you know I really should thank, I really should let my wife preach today. Because I'm excited about what we're going to go through as a church this year. I'm excited about loving loud, making a difference, getting out of our seats and into the streets. And I'm pumped about but I don't have Leigh's personality so you have to trust me on this. So just look at your neighbor and say Fred's pumped. Just look at them because they won't know it unless we just tell them. Alright. Because I am excited about what God is doing in my heart and my life and I hope you see that in what I want to see God do in the life of our church. So our theme for this year you know by now is love loud. And if you want to know what loud is imagine a B52 going over your head except it's only about 50 feet above you. That's loud. Well that's how loud our love ought to be and can be and it's that kind of love that will make a difference. Our goal is to love God more than we ever have and to love people more than we ever have. And are you surprised that the two are related. In fact they are inseparably connected. The more we love God the more we love people. The higher our temperature of our love for God arises the higher our temperature for the love of people rises. And by the way God didn't pick and choose He loves them all. And that has to be true with us also. Is loving people that important? Jesus was asked in the book of Luke a values question. Out of all the commandments which is the most important. Out of all the things you ask us to do Jesus what is the most important. What is the greatest commandment? ...
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