Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ: Our Cornerstone of Love in Our Lives, Church, and Families

John 13:34-35 – A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

A. Requirements for the Cornerstone of Love to be in Our Lives, Church, and Families – Part 1

1. Be individually Christ-centered – Philippians 1:21-25
2. Be committed to pray as families and with other believers – Colossians 4:2
3. Be intentional in loving our families and other believers – Luke 9:51-53

B. Jesus, the Cornerstone of Love: Our Model – This Sermon

1. He displayed love for His disciples by being an example – John 13:12-15, 1 Timothy 4:12

2. He displayed love by comforting His disciples – John 14:1-3, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4; Philemon 7

3. He displayed love by sacrificing for His disciples – John 15:12-14, 1 John 3:16

4. He displayed love by reminding His disciples of truth – John 16:1-4, 12-13; 2 Peter 1:12-13; 2 Peter 3:1

5. He displayed love by praying for His disciples

a. Their spiritual protection – John 17:14-15

b. Their spiritual growth – John 17:17