Darling, Let Us Love One Another I John 4:7-21

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"Cherished, Let Us Love One Another" (I John 4:7-21) I. Contention: Christians must Love Others (I John 4:7-11). Why make this contention? Try not to individuals adore others normally? • Friends: yet not when they deceive us. • Family: however not when they disillusion us. • Mates: yet not when they don't satisfy us. • Countrymen: yet not when they are tricky .

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"Adored, Let Us Love One Another" (I John 4:7-21) I. Contention: Christians must Love Others (I John 4:7-11). John 15:9-14 – 1. As Father cherished; 2. Keep decrees; 3. Set down life; 4. Keep orders .

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"Adored, Let Us Love One Another" (I John 4:7-21) I. Contention: Christians must Love Others (I John 4:7-11). This kind of adoration decides our association with God. Note: (I John 4;7b) Those with this adoration are… 1. Conceived of God; 2. Know God Those who don't - Don't know God (I John 4:8).

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"Darling, Let Us Love One Another" (I John 4:7-21) I. Contention: Christians must Love Others (I John 4:7-11). God's case of Love: (I John 4:9,10). "Not that we adored God" (cf. Romans 5:6-8). God's affection propels love each other (I John 4:11).

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"Dearest, Let Us Love One Another" (I John 4:7-21) II. Favors & Consequences of Demonstrating this Kind of Love. 1. It permits us to See God (versus 12). We see Him in us. • Others can see God in us or sin, experience and self-centeredness. 2. It guarantees us that we are in God  (versus 13). • If we don't love God isn't in us !

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"Darling, Let Us Love One Another" (I John 4:7-21) II. Endowments & Consequences of Demonstrating this Kind of Love. 3. It mirrors our confidence in God's definitive demonstration of affection (vss. 14-16). • When we demonstrate the sort of adoration that God did we are communicating our own confidence that God cherished us that way!

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"Adored, Let Us Love One Another" (I John 4:7-21) II. Gifts & Consequences of Demonstrating this Kind of Love. 4. It permits us certainty upon the arrival of judgment (vss. 17-18). • John 14:21; I John 2:3-5; 2:9-11 • Proverbs 9:10; II Corinthians 5:11; Exodus 14:31

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"Cherished, Let Us Love One Another" (I John 4:7-21) Conclusion. Contention Resumed. • His affection ought to prompt to our adoration for Him (I John 4:19). • If we don't love others we don't love Him (I John 4:20). We may say - "I can't love that way - I've been harmed!" • Love is a summon! (I John 4:21).

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