Matt 22:34- 40

Matt 22:37-40 Dimensions of love include:

  • Loving God
  • Loving Yourself
  • Loving your neighbours

Loving God

How can you love God, you need to know God loves you.

Eph 3:14-19 You need the Holy Spirit to comprehend the love of God.

2 Thess 3:5 Pray that the Holy Spirit to teach you to understand the full expression of God’s love.

Rom 5:5; 2 Tim 1:7

The empowering presence of the Holy Spirit helps us to understand God’s love and walk in His love.

John 15:9-10 Continue in God’s love by remaining in His love.

1 John 2:5-6 Obey God’s word.

1 John 5:2-3; 3:23-24

Loving Yourself

Learn to love yourself in humility not by being prideful.

Appreciate yourself in humility not in pride but in who God has made you to be Psa 139:13-14

Don’t dwell on past mistakes, walk in forgiveness Phil 3:13-14

Loving Your Neighbour

God has called us to love all by expressing His love to others.

Gen 22:2

Love does not consume the other person but gives allowance for people to express themselves.

1 John 3:14-19; John 3:16-19

Love requires action 1 John 2:7-10

Love is a joyful resolve to put the welfare of others before you, this is not a matter of emotion.

Love has no selfish concern for others but a willingness to seek the best for others.

Gal 5:6; 1 Thess 5:8; Col 3:12-14

1 Cor 13:1-14:1

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