Message: “Displaying God’s DNA series-Part 2: “Love”” from Minister Tresor

Minister Tresor - August 16, 2020

Displaying God’s DNA series-Part 2: “Love”

Displaying God’s DNA series-Part 2: “Love” Matthew 5:45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. Brother Tresor Miyalou I-Definition LOVE/CHARITY =AGAPE LOVE(AGAPE) is : Long suffering,kindness,not envying, not boasting, not provoking, not thinking evil, not rejoicing in iniquity but rejoicing in truth, bearing, believing, hoping all things (1Corinthians 13) In a word AGAPE-LOVE is an UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. II-Different kind of love  Philia — Affectionate Love. Philia is love without romantic attraction and occurs between friends or family members.  Pragma — Enduring Love.  Storge — Familiar Love.  Eros — Romantic Love.  Ludus — Playful Love.  Mania — Obsessive Love.  Philautia — Self Love.  Agape — Selfless Love. WE CAN’T ACHIEVE ANY OF THE 6 TYPES OF LOVE WITHOUT THE GREATEST LOVE- AGAPE II- Objective The “Love(AGAPE) ” Framework Displaying God’s love: 1-Towards GOD 2-Towards our neighbor 3-Towards our family GOD THE FATHER,SON & HOLY SPIRIT LOVE(AGAPE:1Corinthians 13) Matthew 5:45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he makes the sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. MAN LOVE(AGAPE) FELLOW MAN III- The Love(AGAPE) Framework IV-Who and How to display LOVE(AGAPE)? 1. Love God Matthew 22:37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. Our “Love” for God directs us to: 1. Love God A-Desire to talk with God Psalms 5:1-3 Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation. 2 Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray. 3 My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up Psalms 42:1 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. 2 My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? 7 A-Desire to talk with God B-Desire to Study the Word of God Psalms 119:47 And I will delight myself in thy commandments, which I have loved. 48 My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes. 97 MEM. O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day. 140 Thy word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it. Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts. 9 B-Desire to Study the Word of God Ezekiel 3:1 Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, eat that thou findest; eat this roll, and go speak unto the house of Israel. 2 So I opened my mouth, and he caused me to eat that roll. 3 And he said unto me, Son of man, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels with this roll that I give thee. Then did I eat it; and it was in my mouth as honey for sweetness. 10 C-Desire to Obey God’s Word John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments. 23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. James 1:22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. Matthew 7:24; 1 John 2:17 D-Desire to imitate Christ Ephesians 5:1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. John 4:34 Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work. 1Corinthians 11:1 Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ. 2. Love your Neighbor and Enemies Unconditionally Matthew 22:39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. John 13:34-35 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. Psalms 109:2-3 “3-In return for my love they accuse me, but I give Myself to prayer. 13 Act 9:36 Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did. Act 10:1 There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band, 2 A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God always. James 2:14 What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, 16 And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? 1 John 3:17-18; 4:7-8/12-13 15 3.Love your Family(husband, wife, children…) Ephesians 5: 28 In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. Luke 15:11-32 The prodigal son story V-Conclusion GOD THE FATHER,SON & HOLY SPIRIT LOVE(AGAPE 1 CORINTHIANS 13) Matthew 5:45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he makes the sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. MAN LOVE(AGAPE) FELLOW MAN III- The Love(AGAPE) Framework

Scripture References: Matthew 5:45

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