Lesson 3 Why Love is Important Message Notes
“The three most important things to have are faith, hope and love. But the greatest of them is love.” 1 Cor. 13:13 (NIRV)
“Which is the most important command?” Jesus replied, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, and mind. ‘This is the first and greatest commandment. The second most important is similar: ‘ Love your neighbor as much as you love yourself.” Matt. 22:36-39 (LB)
1. Love is a Command.
“Love means doing what God has commanded us, and he has commanded us to love one another,…” 2 John 6 (NLT)
2. Love is a Choice.
“Go after a life of love as if your life depended on it—because it does.” 1 Corinthians 14:1 (MSG)
3. Love is a Conduct.
“Little children, let us stop just saying we love people; let us really love them, and show it by our actions.” 1 John 3:18 (TLB)
4. Love is a Commitment.
“We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them.” 1 John 4:16 (NLT)