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Living a holy life!
Truth #1: God is the source of all Truth!
Truth #2: Love God & Love others!
Truth #3: Tell the world about Christ’s
Truth #4: Love others through service.
I Peter 4:7-11
Preceding verses: judgement
Vs. 7: “clear minded & self-controlled”
- Galatians 5222,23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy,
peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
gentleness and se| f—control. Against such things, there
IS no aw. ”
— why? “So that we can pray. ”
— Why is self control a prerequisite to prayer?
What are some areas that Christians should
practice self-control that the world does not?
Vs. 8: “Above all: love each other deeply”
Why? “b/ c love covers a multitude of sins
Vs. 9 begins 4 ways we are supposed to love
- Offer hospitality
— Use your gifts
Hospitality: friendly reception and treatment of
4 ways to love
* Spiritual Gifts
- “to serve others”
— 2 main reasons we have gifts
° To serve others.
° To bring glory to God.
— “ aithfully administering God’s grace in its various
- Speak as one speaking the words of God
— How does God speak?
° Love, edificiation, compliments, truth
— Col 318,9 (how he doesn't speak)
4 Ways to Love
— Mt 20:25-28
— Our role is to serve, just as Jesus’ role was to serve.
- Gal. 5213,14 “You my brothers were called to be free.
But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful
nature; rather serve one another in love. The entire
law is summed up in one command, ‘Love your
neighbor as yourself. "’
* Serve with God’s strength
— Why? So that God will be praised (not us)
- Service of this nature is humility in action.
* We proclaim to love God and we can
proclaim to love people, but if it’s true, our
actions will show it. We should show our
love to others by:
— Our words
How has someone else’s service helped bring
you closer to Christ?
Which of these 4 areas of life do you do the best
at bringing God glory and which you do you
struggle with the most?
— Hospitality, Using your gifts, Speech, Service
Do you have any unsaved neighbors or co-
workers you can better serve?
Small group prayer: remember to pray for
opportunities and strength to serve others