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The Power of Loud Love (3 of 14)
Series: Love Loud
Dr. Fred Lowery
February 15, 2009
1 Corinthians 10:31; Romans 15:13; Ephesians 3:16; John 13:1c; Romans 5:8; Ephesians 3:17; Ephesians 5:18; Galatians 5:16; Galatians 5:22; 1 John 4:7
We're going to talk about the power of loud love this morning and we certainly need that power. You know it concerns me and I worry that maybe many of you are trying to control and live your lives in your own strength. That's the temptation of natural man. It's so easy to get caught up in that. On the loop around Atlanta a ladies car was on the side of the road and man stopped to see if he could help her and the man checked out the car and finally said to the lady. Lady, your car is out of gas. And she said well will it hurt to drive it home. And that's kind of how we can get in the Christian life is that we are out of fuel and we're trying to do it on our own and we're trying to be in control and we're trying to even work for God rather than letting God work through us. Gatorade is the drink of choice for athletes. I mean if it's any game that's coming up if you want to have performance and strength then you need Gatorade before and during and after that game. And nothing replenishes and nothing gives that energy and strength. Not water, not coke, not anything else other than Gatorade. It's the most researched drink on the planet. And if you've noticed their ad they've tagged these words to that add. Is it in you? Is it in you? Gatorade, is it in you? In other words if you want strength, if you want the optimum of life, if you want to perform at your best then the question is it in you? Well spiritually when you were saved, when you became a Christian, at that very moment God gave you the Holy Spirit. God in the Holy Spirit became a part of you for eternity. God taking up residence in your life. A God who is love. That's His character, that's who He is. God is love and now God is in you. So that love shou ...
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