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Love to Man


1. Is of God. 1Jo 4:7.

2. Commanded by God. 1Jo 4:21.

3. Commanded by Christ. Joh 13:34; 15:12; 1Jo 3:23.

4. After the example of Christ. Joh 13:34; 15:12; Eph 5:2.

5. Taught by God. 1Th 4:9.

6. Faith works by. Ga 5:6.

7. A fruit of the Spirit. Ga 5:22; Col 1:8.

8. Purity of heart leads to. 1Pe 1:22.

9. Explained. 1Co 13:4-7.

10. Is an active principle. 1Th 1:3; Heb 6:10.

11. Is an abiding principle. 1Co 13:8,13.

12. Is the second great commandment. Mt 22:37-39.

13. Is the end of the commandment. 1Ti 1:5.

14. Supernatural gifts are nothing without. 1Co 13:1,2.

15. The greatest sacrifices are nothing without. 1Co 13:3.

16. Especially enjoined upon ministers. 1Ti 4:12; 2Ti 2:22.

17. Saints should

a. Put on. Col 3:14.

b. Follow after. 1Co 14:1.

c. Abound in. Php 1:9; 1Th 3:12.

d. Continue in. 1Ti 2:15; Heb 13:1.

e. Provoke each other to. 2Co 8:7; 9:2; Heb 10:24.

f. Be sincere in. Ro 12:9; 2Co 6:6; 8:8; 1Jo 3:18.

g. Be disinterested in. 1Co 10:24; 13:5; Php 2:4.

h. Be fervent in. 1Pe 1:22; 4:8.

18. Should be connected with brotherly kindness. Ro 12:10; 2Pe 1:7.

19. Should be with a pure heart. 1Pe 1:22.

20. All things should be done with. 1Co 16:14.

21. Should be exhibited, toward

a. Saints. 1Pe 2:17; 1Jo 5:1.

b. Ministers. 1Th 5:13.

c. Our families. Eph 5:25; Tit 2:4.

d. Fellow-countrymen. Ex 32:32; Ro 9:2,3; 10:1.

e. Strangers. Le 19:34; De 10:19.

f. Enemies. Ex 23:4,5; 2Ki 6:22; Mt 5:44; Ro 12:14,20; 1Pe 3:9.

g. All men. Ga 6:10.

22. Should be exhibited, in

a. Ministering to the wants of others. Mt 25:35; Heb 6:10.

b. Loving each other. Ga 5:13.

c. Relieving strangers. Le 25:35; Mt 25:36.

d. Clothing the naked. Isa 58:7; Mt 25:36.

e. Visiting the sick, &c. Job 31:16-22; Jas 1:27.

f. Sympathising. Ro 12:15; 1Co 12:26.

g. Supporting the weak. Ga 6:2; 1Th 5:14.

h. Covering the faults of others. Pr 10:12; 1Pe 4:8.

i. Forgiving injuries. Eph 4:32; Col 3:13.

j. Forbearing. Eph 4:2.

k. Rebuking. Le 19:17; Mt 18:15.

23. Necessary to true happiness. Pr 15:17.

24. The love of God is a motive to. Joh 13:34; 1Jo 4:11.

25. An evidence of

a. Being in the light. 1Jo 2:10.

b. Discipleship with Christ. Joh 13:35.

c. Spiritual life. 1Jo 3:14.

26. Is the fulfilling of the law. Ro 13:8-10; Ga 5:14; Jas 2:8.

27. Love to self is the measure of. Mr 12:33.

28. Is good and pleasant. Ps 133:1,2.

29. Is a bond of union. Col 2:2.

30. Is the bond of perfectness. Col 3:14.

31. Hypocrites, devoid of. 1Jo 2:9,11; 4:20.

32. The wicked devoid of. 1Jo 3:10.

33. Exemplified

a. Joseph. Ge 45:15.

b. Ruth. Ru 1:16,17.

c. Jonathan, &c. 1Sa 20:17,41,42.

d. Obadiah. 1Ki 18:4.

e. Centurion. Lu 7:5.

f. The Church. Ac 2:46; Heb 10:33,34.

g. Lydia. Ac 16:15.

h. Aquila. Ro 16:3,4.

i. Paul. 2Co 6:11,12.

j. Epaphroditus. Php 2:25,26,30.

k. Philippians. Php 4:15-19.

l. Colossians. Col 1:4.

m. Thessalonians. 1Th 3:6.

n. Onesiphorus. 2Ti 1:16-18.

o. Philemon. Phm 1:7-9.

p. Moses. Heb 11:25.