Responsibilities That Relate to the third abiding subject (romans 13:8-10)
1. In 1 Corinthians 13:13, three abiding subjects are listed. 2. The third abiding subject [love] is the greatest. 3. This morning we pointed out 7 reasons why love is so great. 4. According to Romans 13:8-10, love is a comprehensive commandment -- it sums up many individual responsibilities that God has given to His people. 5. In our lesson we are pointing out from the Bible 7 of our responsibilities that relate to love.
I. FIRST, WE ARE TO DO EVERYTHING WITH LOVE (1 Corinthians 16:14)
II. SECOND, LOVE IS TO BE THE MOTIVATION FOR OUR SERVICE
A. 1 Corinthians 13:3 B. Galatians 5:13-14
III. THIRD, LOVE IS TO BE FOUND IN THE HOME
A. Husbands are to love their wives (Ephesians 5:25-28). B. Wives are to love their husbands and children (Titus 2:4).
IV. FOURTH, WE ARE TO THINK ON THINGS THAT ARE "LOVELY"
A. Philippians 4:8 B. Proverbs 23:7
V. FIFTH, WE ARE TO "LET BROTHERLY LOVE CONTINUE" (Hebrews 13:1)
VI. SIXTH, WE ARE TO "LOVE ONE ANOTHER WITH A PURE HEART FERVENTLY" (1 Peter 1:22)
VII. SEVENTH, OUR LOVE IS TO BE ACTIVE (1 John 3:18)
Conclusion: 1. The Bible states that love is the greatest, and it shows why this is the case. 2. Because love is so great, we must fulfill our responsibilities that relate to it. 3. Let us fulfill them to the best of our ability.