Message Notes for Sunday April 11, 2021
Captivated by Jesus! Awe-Inspiring Faith to Follow Him No Matter...
(A Gospel Study of People Captivated by Jesus, So We Will Be Too)
“Why Am I Captivated by Jesus?”
“... so we cared for you. Because we loved you so much, we were delighted
to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well.” (1 Thes. 2:8, NIV)
Incarnational Love (Jn. 1:14; 3:16; Rom. 5:8; Phil. 2:5ff; 1 Thes. 2:8)
Captivated by Jesus: How Can We Live an Incarnational Love?
1st above all else- Love the Lord with all your being! (Mt.22:37-38/Dt.6:5-9)
2nd and closely connected to the 1st- Love your neighbor as yourself!
Next of all, Jesus says: Be known for your love by loving one another!
Keep yourself in the love of God (Jude 20)-personal/volitional/purposeful