Genuine Love for One Another (part 2)

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October 4, 2015

Romans 12:9-16

Allen Burns

Sermon Title: Genuine Love for One Another (part two)

Sermon Text: Romans 12:9-16

Key verse: Romans 12:9 “Let love be without hypocrisy”

MAIN IDEA: Endeavor to practice ten characteristics of genuine love toward one another.

1 – Be Discerning: Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. (v.9)

2 – Be Devoted: Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. (v.10)

3 – Be Valuing: Give preference to one another in honor. (v.10)

4 – Be Zealous: Not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord. (v.11)

5 – Be Heavenly-minded: Rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer. (v.12)


6 – Be CharitableContributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality. (v.13)

7 – Be a Blessing: Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. (v.14)

8 – Be Empathetic: Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. (v.15)

9 – Be Like-Minded: Be of the same mind toward one another. (v.16)

10 – Be Humble: Do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation. (v.16)