Pleasing God

Pleasing Love

Pleasing God

(Living a Life that Makes God Smile)

Lesson 5: Pleasing Love

March 11 & 12, 2017




GOD is love

1 John 4:8 But if a person isn’t loving and kind, it shows that he doesn’t know God - for God is love. The Living Bible

YOU are Love

Ephesians 4:24 ...and put on the new nature (the regenerate self) created in God’s image, [Godlike] in true righteousness and holiness... Amplified Bible CE


How we TREAT a Christian is how we TREAT Jesus


Acts 9:3 As he was nearing Damascus on this mission, suddenly a brilliant light from heaven spotted down upon him! 4 He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Paul! Paul! Why are you persecuting me?” The Living Bible


Acts 9:5 “Who is speaking, sir?” Paul asked. And the voice replied, “I am Jesus, the one you are persecutingNow get up and go into the city and await my further instructions.” The Living Bible


We must love UNBELIEVERS who live DIFFERENTLY than we do


Matthew 5:43“You’re familiar with the old written law, ‘Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate your enemy.’ Message Bible


Matthew 5:44 I’m challenging that. I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer, for then you are working out of your true selves, your God-created selves. Message Bible


Matthew 5:45 This is what God does. He gives his best - the sun to warm and the rain to nourish - to everyone, regardless: the good and bad, the nice and nasty. Message Bible

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