Holy Light Church of Jesus Christ
133 East Union Street, Burlington NJ 08016
(609) 387 - 3183
The Word

March 6, 2011 - It's A Love Thing




SCRIPTURES:

1 John 4 : 11 – 21
1 John 3 : 1 – 3
John 13 : 34 – 35
John 14 : 23 – 24
1 Peter 4 : 8
1 Corinthians 13 : 1 – 3
Matthew 5 : 43 – 48




Perfect – mature in Christ
Charity – Love




KEY POINTS:

* True joy is find what God wants you to do and doing it
* You are loved, unconditionally, by God; there is nothing you can do to make God not love you
* Love cannot exist in the presence of evil, hatred, or jealousy
* God dwells in us through the spirit of love
* When you walk in love you are unrecognizable to the world
* We all need to work on perfecting our love
* Your relationship with God is based on your relationship with your fellow man
* Don’t pull your love back because others don’t return it, keep pouring it out
* We should strive to represent Christ on Earth
* We need to focus on the Lord and not on others
* We need to keep God’s words
* God is not looking for perfect people, he is looking for obedient people
* Love help to cover and control sin
* ”But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you” (Matt 5 : 44)
* Words are powerful
* Show love to those you don’t know