1 Corinthians 13:1-8
Old Testament Words:
- אהב ʾâhab – to have affection for – love, like, friend.
- חֵסֵד chec̨ed, – kindness; piety; beauty:—favor, good deed, kindly, (loving-) kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.
New Testament Words:
ἀγάπη, agapē – the quality of warm regard for and interest in another, esteem, affection, regard, love
φιλέω, philĕō – to have a special interest in someone or someth., freq. with focus on close association, have affection for, like, consider someone a friend
Big Idea: At LifeBridge we are striving to be a community of love.
2 keys to being a community of love:
- Ground your gifts in love (1 Corinthians 13:1-3)
- Make love a verb (1 Corinthians 13:4-8)
Characteristics of Love:
|Love is…||Love is not…|
|Delighted with the Truth||Arrogant|
|Delighted in Evil|