“Love always Hopes”
1 Cor. 13:7
(This message is online at: nwbcspringfield.com) - Use this listening guide as you watch the video worship services online. This will also have questions you can use with your connect group.
This is a love that ________________________ – it doesn’t write anyone off – this is a love that ________________________ the other person can turn around --
“Love _______________ all things..”
So here’s the difference ---- “to hope all things” has an eye to the ________________..
“Love ___________ all things”
“Love ____________ all things”
“Love _____________ all things”
When this love runs out of faith – it holds on to ___________ – as long as God’s grace is operative human ________________ is never final
God connects the way ________________________—with the way that __________________—and if _______________ for you doesn’t match _____________ for me—that’s something ______________—not something _______________
Genesis 45:5 And now do not be distressed, or angry with yourselves, because _____________________ here; for ___________________ before you to preserve life.
ICEBREAKER——When you were in elementary school did you have someone break your heart? What did you do about it?
APPLY THE BIBLE - Read Philippians 1:6 – What does it mean for God to work within you?
Q1—Share an example from your life—when someone refused to give up on you?
Q2— Have you ever confused the world’s hope with God’s hope? How is God’s hope different from the world’s hope?.
Q3—. When this love runs out of faith – it holds on to hope – as long as God’s grace is operative human failure is never final . What does that statement mean to you. Give a practical example.
Q4—Pastor Paul made the statement: God connects the way I love you—with the way that He loved me—and if my love for you doesn’t match His love for me—that’s something I’ve done—not something God’s done . Explain how that works in your life
A LITTLE LOVE HOMEWORK:
Everyday –· Look for ways that God is working in your life this week. Make a list each day of what you see God doing.
· CHANCE TO SERVE --- TALK ABOUT LOVE WEEK—how did your group do? How can we continue to show God’s love? PRAY THAT GOD WILL USE YOUR GROUP TO SHOW THE LOVE OF JESUS