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August
17 2012
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The need of agape love to protect the soul in personal love, part 2; John 15:17.

Title: The need of agape love to protect the soul in personal love, part 2; John 15:17. Personal love, though potentially wonderful, is a problem generator and needs agape love as a problem solver.   With that in mind I want to briefly look at the two areas of human personal love so that you can see how agape love must...
August
16 2012
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The need of agape love to protect the soul in personal love; John 15:17.

Title: The need of agape love to protect the soul in personal love; John 15:17. John 15:17 "This I command you, that you love one another.   As we have defined agapan love: A mental attitude impersonal, unconditional love from mature virtue that recognizes the value of an object, producing a self-sacrificial...
August
15 2012
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Loving one another in the body of Christ – part 2; 1Cor 12-13; John 15:17.

Title: Loving one another in the body of Christ – part 2; 1Cor 12-13; John 15:17. Divine virtue love is impossible without grace. Grace imputation of the new creature, grace to learn it, and grace orientation in applying it.   As soon as works come into the picture, agape love is impossible since grace is no longer...
August
14 2012
Service

Loving one another in the body of Christ; 1Cor 12-13; John 15:17.

Title: Loving one another in the body of Christ; 1Cor 12-13; John 15:17. John 15:17 "This I command you, that you love one another.   "command" - evnte,llomai[entellomai - present middle indicative] = to command, decree, or prescribe. Middle = for the believer's benefit.   All...
August
12 2012
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How you treat “one another” is how you treat TLJC; John 15:17.

John 15:17 "This I command you, that you love one another.   "command" - evnte,llomai[entellomai - present middle indicative] = to command, decree, or prescribe. Middle = for the believer's benefit.   All commands are divine prescriptions for the believer's benefit. Each command is...
August
10 2012
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Prayer review, Part 18: Concluding principles; Begin John 15:17.

[new] 1. What the Lord does not remove He intends for us to resolve in some other way within the framework of our spiritual life through the function of the ten problem solving devices.   People often want you to pray for them when they are hurting, and it may be God’s means of promoting...
August
09 2012
Service

Prayer review, Part 17: Concluding principles; John 15:16.

Title: Prayer review, Part 17: Concluding principles; John 15:16.   Opening prayer:       Point 4: Petition and desire.   4. Negative - Negative. The answer is no to both the petition and the desire, God doesn’t answer...
August
08 2012
Service

Prayer review, Part 16: God’s “no” has benefits to the believer; John 15:16.

Title: Prayer review, Part 16: God’s “no” has benefits to the believer; John 15:16.   Opening prayer:       Point 4: Petition and desire.   4. Negative - Negative. The answer is no to both the petition and the desire, God...
August
07 2012
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Prayer review, Part 15: Petition and desire – four possible outcomes; John 15:16.

Title: Prayer review, Part 15: Petition and desire – four possible outcomes; John 15:16.   Opening prayer:       Point 4: Petition and desire.   There are four categories of petition in prayer.   When...
August
05 2012
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Prayer review, Part 14: Petition and desire – four possible outcomes; John 15:16.

Title: Prayer review, Part 14: Petition and desire – four possible outcomes; John 15:16.   Opening prayer:       Point 4: Petition and desire.   There are four categories of petition in prayer.   When...
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