Sermon in a Sentence: If we are truly Christ's disciples we will love one another.
Illus.- What is the 11th Commandment?
Illus.- Children Dying for Lack of Love
The Upper Room
I. What is the Mandate of This Love?
"a new commandment I give unto you"
Why is this commandment “new”?
II. What is the Measure of This Love?
“as I have loved you” .
(Jn. 15.13;1 Jn. 3.16)
III. What is the Manifestation of This Love?
A. We Manifest Christ's Love by Giving
1. Give Your Treasure (1 Jn. 3.17).
Illus.- Child Gave Her Quarter
2. Give Your Talents
3. Give Your Time
B. We Manifest Christ's Love by Forgiving (Jn. 13.36-38).
Illus.- What Does Love Sound Like?
Illus.- Forgiven Christian Brother
Love is Action!
IV. What is the Means of This Love?
(1 Thess. 4.9;Gal. 5.22,23)
V. What is the Meaning of This Love?
“shall all men know that ye are my disciples”
Illus.- They Love a Little Fellow There
Illus.- Wife Make the Husband Suffer
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