An Example Of Loving Our Neighbor
Summary: Summary: People recognize the Lord in you, through your compassionate acts. How do we express God’s love to another? Christ is not meant to be dormant in us, He is to be expressed to others through us. Show Notes: Make Christ alive through your actions Wherever you go, leave a “residue” of the Lord there. Who is our neighbor? We are Christ’s Ambassadors, 2 Corinthians 5:20 References: James 2:15, 16 NASB 15. If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and be filled,” and yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that? John 3:16 NLT For this is how God loved the world: He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life. Mark 1:41 ISV Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out His hand, touched him, and told him, “I do want to. Be made clean!” Matthew 25:40, 45 NIV 40. “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ 45. “He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’ Matthew 7:1 BLT “do not judge, lest you should be judged.” Romans 8:14 KJV For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. Galatians 5:22, 23 ESV 22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness 23.gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Quotes: When we see a need, address it That is faith, seeing a need and addressing it Our responsibility is to come and give of ourselves People know, it is not just you. You are bringing the Lord That wasn’t me, it was the Holy Spirit It’s one of the things that makes walking with God so exciting Take Away: Understanding that God takes personally what we do to each other is a foundation where we can take compassion or kindness to show others the love that God has for them by feeding a need that is practical.