A Story of Love

December 11, 2022 Speaker: Jay Pound Series: Four Stories

Scripture: 1 John 4:7–11

What Kind of Story is this? 

Matthew 1.1-17:

  • Movement 1: Abraham to King David
  • Movement 2: King David to the Babylonian Exile
  • Movement 3: Exile to the Messiah
  • Movement 4: ???


Jesus’ birth reveals that this is a story of God’s love.

A story of God’s love for us (4.8-10)

  • God loved us first (4.9-10)
  • God loved us sacrificially (4.10)


A Story of God’s love through us (4.11-12)

  • When we love one another, we reveal God to the world (12)
  • When we love one another, God’s love is made complete in us (12)


Challenge: Will you participate in this story? Will you let the love of God for you to reach through you into the lives of others? 

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