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Love Takes The First Step (8 of 10)
Series: Lessons from 1st John
Pastor Chris Brown
1 John 4:7-21
If you want to know how God expects us to love others, just take a look at how God loves us.
FAMILY VALUES: We are…
1 John 4:7-10, Psalm 139, Ephesians 1:5, Romans 8:14-16, Galatians 4:6, 1 Corinthians 6:19-20,
Colossians 1:15-17, John 1:1-4
FAMILY DUTIES: We have to…
1 John 4:11-16
Understand how Dad sees me .
1 John 3:1, John 1:12, Romans 8:38-39, Ephesians 3:14-19, Romans 5:8
Love those who Dad has adopted.
1 John 2:3-6, 4:20-21, John 13:35, 15:12, Matthew 5:23-24
FAMILY BENEFITS: We get to…
1 John 4:17-21
Have confidence in our eternal home .
Romans 8:17, 1 John 3:28, Hebrews 4:16, Hebrews 10:15-25
Come to Dad without fear.
Romans 8:15, Ephesians 3:12, Genesis 3:8, 1 Peter 2:17, Hebrews 4:16
#10 The Holy Spirit Question:
- Is the Holy Spirit changing me from the inside out?
1 John 4:13
TAKING IT HOME
1. Looking back at this week's teaching and study is there anything that comes to mind about God that you need to fear less? … fear more?
2. Is there anything specific you would like prayer for that you sense the Holy Spirit is working on to change you from the inside out?
Growth Group Homework
This week we heard how God has taken the first step to love us. Was there a certain verse, statement or point from this week's teaching that particularly caught your attention, challenged you, or confused you?
1. Can you remember one of the first times you recognized that God loves you unconditionally?
2. When it ...
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