All You Need Is Love

October 6, 2019 Speaker: Tyler Clark Series: Spiritual Gifts

Topic: Spiritual Gifts Passage: 1 Corinthians 13:1–13:13

Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 10/6/2019
1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Sermon Theme – Love is sacrificially giving of oneself to act in the interest of another. Sandwiched between his discussion on spiritual gifts, Paul urges us to pursue the "more excellent way" of love in 1 Corinthians 13. It is only as we come to know and receive God's love poured out for us in Christ Jesus that we experience true love and are empowered to rightly love and serve others.

I. The Context of Love (1 Corinthians 12-14)

II. The Superiority of Love (1 Corinthians 13:1-3)
   A. Without Love, I Achieve Nothing (1 Corinthians 13:1))
   B. Without Love, I Am Nothing (1 Corinthians 13:2)
   C. Without Love, I Gain Nothing (1 Corinthians 13:3)

III. The Characteristics of Love (1 Corinthians 13:4-13)
   A. The Character of Love (1 John 4:7-12; Romans 5:6-11)
   B. The Acts of Love (1 Corinthians 13:4-7)
   C. The Eternality of Love (1 Corinthians 13:8-13)

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