What's Love Got to Do with It? (15 of 21) by Larry Osborne

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What's Love Got to Do with It? (15 of 21)
Series: Corinth
Larry Osborne
1 Corinthians 13:1-13

THE ''WHITE NOISE'' PROBLEM:

WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?
1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Agape love is not an optional quality.
1 Corinthians 13:1-3/ John 13:34-35/ 1 John 4:7-8/ Revelation 2:1-5

Agape love is something we do not something we feel.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8/ Matthew 5:43-44/ Matthew 22:36-40

Agape love puts the needs and interests of others first.
John 13:1-17/ Romans 13:8-10/ Philippians 2:3-5

Agape love has boundaries.
Philippians 1:9-10/ 2 Thessalonians 3:10/ Hebrews 12:5-8/ Ephesians 4:15

FIVE PROBING QUESTIONS:
To be honestly answered by your spouse, kids, co-workers and friends 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

1. Am I harsh?
Love is patient, kind

2. Do I have to win?
Love does not envy, does not boast, is not proud

3. Am I self-centered?
Love is not rude or self-seeking

4. Do I have a short fuse?
Love is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs

5. Am I cynical?
Love does not delight in evil, it rejoices in truth, protects, trusts, hopes and perseveres

YOU CAN DO THIS!
Philippians 2:13

Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)

1. The Apostle John had a lot to say about love in action. Read the following verses taken from two of the books he wrote and note what insights about love you find.

John 13:34-35
1 John 3:14-18
1 John 4:20-21

How can these verses help you further understand what it means to put ...


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