Worship Service November 1, 2020

COVID-19: Online Worship Service Only

Sunday - 9AM

Nov. 01, 2020

40 Days Of Love

The Secret Of Lasting Love

1 Corinthians 13:7, John 15:9-17


1. Introduction…

God: “I will show you my love forever. So says the Lord who saves you.” 

Isaiah 54:8

 “I command you to love each other in the same way that I love you.”

John 15:12

“Love never stops being patient, never stops believing, never stops hoping, never gives up.”

1 Corinthians 13:7


2. Lasting Love Extends Grace

 “Love never stops being patient.”

1 Corinthians 13:7a (God’s Word Translation)

 “…puts up with anything.”  

(The Message)

   “…patiently accepts all things.”

(New Century Version)

 “…is always ready to make allowances.”

(New Jerusalem Bible)

 “Be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other's faults because of your love.”

Ephesians 4:2

3. Lasting Love Expresses Faith

“Love never stops believing.”

1 Corinthians 13:7b (God’s Word Translation)

   “…always trusts.”

(New International Version)

   “…never loses faith.”

(New Living Translation)

 “The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.”

Galatians 5:6


4. Lasting Love Expects The Best

 “Love never stops hoping.”

1 Corinthians 13:7c (God’s Word Translation)

 “…always expects the best.”

(Living Bible)

   “…always looks for the best.”

(The Message)


5. Lasting Love Endures The Worst

 “Love never gives up.”

1 Corinthians 13:7d (God’s Word Translation)

 “…endures through every circumstance.”

(New Living Translation)

 “…always perseveres.”

(New International Version)

 “…never looks back, but keeps going to the end.”

(The Message)


6. Conclusion:

 “And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.”

1 Corinthians 13:13