Love Exercises Patience and Kindness 1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is Patient: ¬∑Patience experienced ¬∑Patience called for
Love is Kind: ¬∑Kindness experienced ¬∑Kindness called for
Preparing your heart for the sermon: -What is love? How does the world's definition of love differ from the Bible's? -How does Paul portray love in vv4-7? What do you observe about his description? -Has/is God patient and kind with you? In what ways?
-Other passages to consider: Ex 34:5-8; Ps 103; Matt 18:21-35; Luke 10:25-27; Rom 2:4; 8:31-39; Eph 4:31-5:2; Titus 3:3-7; 1 Pet 2:20-25; 2 Pet 3:8-10
Digging Deeper: -How do we see Jesus model patience and kindness? -What opportunities have you had today to exercise patience and kindness? -How are we able to show patience and kindness? What can I do to help me grow in this area? -Think of people around you who exercise patience and kindness. How does their behavior bring glory to God?
Jathan Newton was born and raised in Indianapolis. God saved Jathan at a young age through the preaching of the gospel and instruction of his parents. He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering at Purdue University where he met and married Melissa. During Jathan‚Äôs college years, God...