Download
the pain of love n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
THE PAIN OF LOVE PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
THE PAIN OF LOVE

THE PAIN OF LOVE

130 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

THE PAIN OF LOVE

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. THE PAIN OFLOVE [By Ron Halbrook] John 13:31-38

  2. THE PAIN OFLOVE • Introduction 1. John 13:31-38 Christ: new measure of love

  3. 31 Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him. 32 If God be glorified in him, God shall also glorify him in himself, and shall straightway glorify him. 33 Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you. 1. John 13:31-38 Christ: new measure of love

  4. 1. John 13:31-38 Christ: new measure of love 34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. 35 By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

  5. 36 Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards. 37 Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake. 38 Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice. 1. John 13:31-38 Christ: new measure of love

  6. THE PAIN OFLOVE • Introduction 1.John 13:31-38 Christ: new measure of love 2. Peter learned later—have we?

  7. THE PAIN OFLOVE • Introduction 3. Love’s price: pain! • Love of sin brings fruitless pain • True love sacrifices for others • True love teaches the truth • True love seeks to restore erring saints • True love meets our children’s needs • True love encompasses all men

  8. THE PAIN OFLOVE I. Love of Sin Brings Fruitless Pain A. Price of Loving Sin: Self-destruction • Gen. 3:8, 16-19 Fear, shame, & pain

  9. Gen. 3:8, 16-19 Fear, shame, & pain 8 And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.

  10. 16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee. • Gen. 3:8, 16-19 Fear, shame, & pain

  11. 17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field; 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. • Gen. 3:8, 16-19 Fear, shame, & pain

  12. THE PAIN OFLOVE I. Love of Sin Brings Fruitless Pain B. The Price of Immorality: Self-destruction • Prov. 6:32-33; 7:22-23 Fear, shame, & pain

  13. 32 But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul. 33 A wound and dishonour shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away. • Prov. 6:32-33; 7:22-23 Fear, shame, & pain 22 He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks; 23 Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.

  14. THE PAIN OFLOVE I. Love of Sin Brings Fruitless Pain B. The Price of Immorality: Self-destruction • Prov. 6:32-33; 7:22-23 Fear, shame, & pain • Conscience scarred • Child conceived out of wedlock • Home destroyed • Children hurt & torn • Sexually transmitted diseases

  15. THE PAIN OFLOVE I. Love of Sin Brings Fruitless Pain C. The Price of Materialism: Self-destruction • Matt. 27:3-5 Fear, shame, & pain

  16. 3 Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, 4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that. 5 And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself. • Matt. 27:3-5 Fear, shame, & pain

  17. THE PAIN OFLOVE I. Love of Sin Brings Fruitless Pain D. The Price of All Sin: Self-destruction • Gal. 6:7-8 Fear, shame, & pain

  18. 7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. 8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. • Gal. 6:7-8 Fear, shame, & pain

  19. THE PAIN OFLOVE II. True Love Sacrifices for Others A. Exemplified by Christ • John 13:31-38 New measure of love!

  20. 31 Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him. 32 If God be glorified in him, God shall also glorify him in himself, and shall straightway glorify him. 33 Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you. • John 13:31-38 Christ: new measure of love God glorified: His love exemplified

  21. John 13:31-38 Christ: new measure of love 34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. 35 By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. Christ’s disciples: Exemplify his love

  22. Peter will learn: Not now, but later 36 Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards. 37 Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake. 38 Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice. • John 13:31-38 Christ: new measure of love

  23. THE PAIN OFLOVE II. True Love Sacrifices for Others B. God Grieves Over Our Sins While Trying to Save Us • Gen. 6:6 The pain of God’s love 6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

  24. THE PAIN OFLOVE II. True Love Sacrifices for Others B. God Grieves Over Our Sins While Trying to Save Us • Ps. 78:37-42 Centuries of pain

  25. 37 For their heart was not right with him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant. 38 But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath. 39 For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again. 40 How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert! 41 Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel. 42 They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy. • Ps. 78:37-42 Centuries of pain

  26. THE PAIN OFLOVE II. True Love Sacrifices for Others B. God Grieves Over Our Sins While Trying to Save Us • Eph. 4:30 Grief for saints who sin 30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.

  27. THE PAIN OFLOVE II. True Love Sacrifices for Others C. The Father’s Love Cost Great Pain • John 3:16 The greatest gift of His love! 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

  28. THE PAIN OFLOVE II. True Love Sacrifices for Others D. Christ’s Love Cost Great Pain • Phil. 2:6-8 The most horrible death!

  29. 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. • Phil. 2:6-8 The most horrible death!

  30. THE PAIN OFLOVE III. True Love Teaches the Truth A. Christ Taught the Painful Truth • John 8:32-34 Painful to teach & to hear

  31. 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. 33 They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? 34 Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. • John 8:32-34 Painful to teach & to hear

  32. THE PAIN OFLOVE III. True Love Teaches the Truth B. The Holy Spirit Gave the Apostles All Truth • John 16:7-13 The painful truth convicts

  33. 7 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. 8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 9 Of sin, because they believe not on me; 10 Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more; 11 Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged. • John 16:7-13 The painful truth convicts

  34. 12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now. 13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come. • John 16:7-13 The painful truth convicts

  35. THE PAIN OFLOVE III. True Love Teaches the Truth B. The Holy Spirit Gave the Apostles All Truth • John 16:7-13 The painful truth convicts • Convicted souls repent

  36. THE PAIN OFLOVE III. True Love Teaches the Truth C. Love Exhorts to Salvation, Warns of Hell • Mk. 16:15-16 Painful truth: sinners lost! 15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. 16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

  37. THE PAIN OFLOVE III. True Love Teaches the Truth C. Love Exhorts to Salvation, Warns of Hell • 2 Thess. 1:7-9 Painful truth: sinners to be punished!

  38. 7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, 8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: 9 Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power; • 2 Thess. 1:7-9 Painful truth: sinners to be punished!

  39. THE PAIN OFLOVE III. True Love Teaches the Truth C. Love Exhorts to Salvation, Warns of Hell • Acts 2:40 Painful pleading: obey before too late! 40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.

  40. THE PAIN OFLOVE III. True Love Teaches the Truth C. Love Exhorts to Salvation, Warns of Hell • Robert Schuller & Joel Osteen do not convict sinners: avoid pain of true love

  41. THE PAIN OFLOVE IV. True Love Seeks to Restore Erring Saints A. Erring Saints Can Be Restored • Gal. 6:1 Painstaking work 1 Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

  42. THE PAIN OFLOVE IV. True Love Seeks to Restore Erring Saints B. It Is Painful to Withdraw from the Stubborn • 2 Thess. 3:6 Some persist in sin 6 Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received of us.

  43. THE PAIN OFLOVE IV. True Love Seeks to Restore Erring Saints B. It Is Painful to Withdraw from the Stubborn • 1 Cor. 5:4-5 Discipline may save them 4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when ye are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ, 5 To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

  44. THE PAIN OFLOVE IV. True Love Seeks to Restore Erring Saints C. It Is Painful to Expose False Teachers • 2 Jn. 9-11 They bring a different doctrine

  45. 9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son. 10 If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed: 11 For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds. • 2 Jn. 9-11 They bring a different doctrine

  46. THE PAIN OFLOVE IV. True Love Seeks to Restore Erring Saints D. Confronting Sin in the Church Saves Souls • 2 Cor. 7:8-11 Painful warning, then joy!

  47. 8 For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season. 9 Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. 10 For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. • 2 Cor. 7:8-11 Painful warning, then joy!

  48. 11 For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter. • 2 Cor. 7:8-11 Painful warning, then joy!

  49. THE PAIN OFLOVE V. True Love Meets Our Children’s Needs A. Parents May Work Hard to Provide, & Suffer the Pain of Ingratitude • 2 Cor. 12:14-15 Love not returned

  50. 14 Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours, but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children. 15 And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved. • 2 Cor. 12:14-15 Love not returned