What Matters Most
August 16, 2020 / 1 Corinthians 13:13
There is something that matters more than anything else and the Bible says that something is agape love. That is what is needed most in this world! But the world will only see it through Christians. Let’s learn more about what matters most by examining 1 Corinthians 13:1-13.
V1-3: WHEN LOVE MATTERS
A. The main idea of these verses is to teach that love is , and , anything we can be or do!
B “Speaking in tongues” is referring to speaking in to preach the Gospel.
C. Words may be able to move one to , but only love can move one to .
D. When love is absent, a Christian is .
Scriptures: Luke 6:35; John 13:35; Matt 7:21-24
V4-12: HOW LOVE MATTERS
A. The world needs to see, feel, and learn agape love! This will only happen!
B. List the characteristics of AGAPE LOVE:
C. Agape love !
Scriptures: Philippians 2:3-5; Matt 7:12; Acts 7:54-60; Luke 23:34; Romans 2:4; Pro 15:1; Titus 3:2; Ephesians 4:31-32; 1 John 4:8,16
V13: LOVE MATTERS MOST
A. Agape love is the greatest because:
1. It will .
2. It is an .
3. It is the .
B. WHY does Agape Love Matter Most? Because it sees beyond the color of skin, beyond gender, beyond nationality, or anything else and peers into the deepest, most precious thing that matters most – . It is the that matters most! Therefore, love matters most!
Scriptures: Matt 22:37-39