THE WORD OF LOVE – Lesson 3
October 14, 2020
THE SEVEN GREATEST WORDS OF LOVE
THE WORD OF LOVE
“When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, “Woman,[a] here is your son,” 27 and to the disciple, “Here is your mother.” John 19:26-27a
TO LOVE LIKE JESUS, I MUST
1. Care for my
Love isn’t just something you say, it’s something you do.
We show the love of Jesus to our family
• By meeting
“Show respect for widows who really are all alone. But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they should learn first to carry out their religious duties toward their own family and in this way repay their parents and grandparents, because that is what pleases God.” 1 Timothy 5:3-4 (GNT)
“Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” 1 Timothy 5:8
• By giving EMOTIONAL SUPPORT
“Friends love through all kinds of weather, and families stick together in all kinds of trouble.” Proverbs 17:17 (MSG)
2. Treat as my family.
“For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.” Matthew 12:50
“Be devoted to each other like a loving family. Excel in showing respect for each other.” Romans 12:10 (GW)
“When we have the opportunity to help anyone, we should do it. But we should give special attention to those who are in the family of believers.” Galatians 6:10 (NCV)
3. Learn to see even when I’m in pain.
“You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.” Philippians 2:5 (NLT)
“Since Christ suffered and underwent pain, you must have the same attitude he did; you must be ready to suffer, too. For remember, when your body suffers, sin loses its power.” 1 Peter 4:1 (TLB)
4. Meet OTHERS’ NEEDS even if mine aren’t met.
“Each one of us needs to look after the good of the people around us, asking ourselves, “How can I help?” Romans 15:2 (MSG)
Look for Jesus disguised as a
“When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality.” Romans 12:13 (NLT)
• that Jesus cares about your pain.
• love from others.
• somebody else to help.