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  1. (9 Marks)

  2. "I will run... for you have…"- Psalm 119:32 (NIV)

  3. "I will run in the path of your commandsfor you have set my heart free"- Psalm 119:32 (NIV)

  4. Mark 1:A Disciple loves God passionately Mark 2:A Disciple loves the Word of God

  5. Mark 3:A Disciple has a deep, dominant prayer life Mark 4:A Disciple gives up in order to gain

  6. Mark 5:A Disciple loveslike God…

  7. Mark 5:A Disciple loveslike God…Love your enemies…

  8. "I hate really don't like…"

  9. Pretends to be your friendStarts the rumor that keepsyou from being promoted

  10. Bullies your son or daughterTill they try to end it

  11. Hits a woman

  12. Hits a womanTerrorizes the kids

  13. In-Law who constantlymakes you feel like garbage

  14. "Love your enemies…"?

  15. Mark 5:A Disciple loveslike God…Why does it matter?Reflecting God glorifies God

  16. Church is the body of ChristThe visible representationOf Christ upon the earth

  17. Church is the body of ChristThe visible representationOf Christ upon the earthWhat people see in usIs what they know of Jesus

  18. How we treat one another

  19. How we treat one anotherHow we treat those outside the Family

  20. How we treat one anotherHow we treat those outside the FamilyHow we treat our enemies

  21. Jesus tell his church…

  22. 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 thisall people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another”- John 13:34-35(LGLP)Context: Dirty Feet!

  23. Mark 5:A Disciple lovesLike GodIt empowers our Purposeand Mission

  24. "I'm trying to love her…"

  25. "I'm trying to love her…""I just don't love you anymore…"

  26. "I'm trying to love her…""I just don't love you anymore…""I just love you SO MUCH right now"

  27. God's Love is not Emotion-based

  28. God's Love= Agape: Selfless vs. "What's in it for me?"Unconditional vs. "Don't screw up" Sacrificing vs. "Not if it costs me"

  29. God's Love comes fromWho he isAnd is proved byWhat he has committed to

  30. God's Love comes fromWho he isAnd is proved byWhat he has committed toFor God so loved the world…

  31. Our Love for PeopleComes from God We love because he first loved us

  32. I can only love people as God intendedIf I love God as Christ providedWe love because he first loved us

  33. Only if I know GodCan I love others like GodImplications for all relationshipsSelfless, Unconditional, Sacrificial

  34. I only love GodIf I love people If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen- 1 John 4:19-20

  35. God wants more for youThan you want for youLove beyond your capabilities

  36. A Zealot and a Tax CollectorWalk into a Bar

  37. A Zealot and a Tax CollectorWalk into a BarWhat changed? Emotions and Convictions?

  38. A Zealot and a Tax CollectorWalk into a BarWhat changed? Emotions and Convictions?Love beyond their capabilities

  39. God wants more through youFor your worldThan you can possibly conceiveHis love working through you

  40. Why does it matterif I love like God loves?Because God wants to do moreIn this ValleyThan is currently being done

  41. Mark 5:A Disciple lovesLike God

  42. How Does God Love?Working Definition:

  43. Love is not an emotionBut a decision of the will

  44. Love is not an emotionBut a decision of the willTo serve peopleAccording to their needs

  45. Love is not an emotionBut a decision of the willTo serve peopleAccording to their needs Whether they deserve it or notEven if it means sacrifice

  46. Jesus is God's LoveIn Action

  47. Jesus is God's LoveIn Action

  48. I can act without lovingI cannot love without acting

  49. “If you love me, you willobeywhat I command…Whoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves me… He who does not love me will not obey my teaching- Jesus, John 14:15, 21, 24

  50. Love for GodIs not wordsor even emotionsBut action