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Uncommon – Uncommon Love

Pastor Lis Burns

May 12, 2024

Philippians 2:15, 16 (NIV)  //  So that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.”[c] Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky  as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor in vain.

John 13:35 (NIV)  //  By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.

  • You before me.

1 John 4:7,8  //  Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

  • If we don’t LOVE, we don’t know God.
  • Three Characteristics of Uncommon Love
    • Uncommon Love is Selfless

Luke 6:27, 28 (NIV)  //  But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,  bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

  • Uncommon love is serving others daily

John 3:17 (NIV)  //  For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

  • Uncommon love doesn’t seek recognition, it seeks to bless others.
    • Uncommon Love is String-Free

John 15:13 (NIV)  //  Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

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    • Uncommon Love is Sacrificial

John 3:16 (NIV)  //  For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

  • Worldly love wants to be SATISFIED, God’s love asks us to SACRIFICE.