Fellowship with the Family

Scripture Verse

1 John 2:7-11

Outline

The life of love is an honest, active life lived in kindness, forgiveness and longsuffering. 

1 John 2:7-11

  • Life – light – love
  • Philia
  • Eros
  • Storge
  • Ludus
  • Pragma
  • Mania
  • Philautia
  • Agape

1 John 2:7-8

  • Deuteronomy 6:5
  • Leviticus 19:18
  • Mark 12:28-34
  • John 13:34-35
  • John 15:10-12
  • Romans 13:8-10

Two Ways Contrasted

  • Those who walk in light practice love
  • Those who walk in darkness practice hate

1 John 2:9

  • Real light isn’t merely talk or song

One Another

  • Love one another – 1 John 3:11
  • Prefer one another, kindly affectionate one to another – Romans 12:10
  • Be of the same mind one to another – Romans 12:16
  • Care for one another – Romans 12:25
  • Do not judge one another – Romans 14:13
  • Receive one another – Romans 15:7 (accept)
  • Admonish one another – Romans 15:14
  • Forbear one another – Ephesians 4:2; Colossians 3:13
  • Forgiving one another – Colossians 3:13
  • Edify (build up) one another – 1 Thessalonians 5:11
  • Exhort one another – Hebrews 3:13 (encourage)
  • Comfort one another – 1 Thessalonians 4:18
  • Compassion for one another – 1 Peter 3:8
  • Bear one another’s burdens – Galatians 6:2
  • Serve one another – Galatians 5:13
  • Confess faults one to another  – James 5:16
  • Pray for one another – James 5:16
  • Use hospitality one to another – 1 Peter 4:9
  • Peace one with another – Mark 9:50
  • Golden Rule

1 John 2:10-11

  • Without love, we will cause ourselves and others to stumble

Walking in the Light of Love

  • You will have fellowship with God and others
  • You will not stumble or be a stumbling block
  • You will grow spiritually and progress towards Christlikeness
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