Walk in love

6 03 2014

Walking in Love

Here’s a great Bible study to help you pray and in prayer learn how to walk in love.

Please pause to look up and read each passage listed and glance at my summary or questions. Make your own observations. Ask yourself about how you can apply that truth. Then set out a plan to do one thing about it.

Here’s a few questions to ask:

What do you hear? What do you see? What do you think? How do you feel?  …about what you’re reading.

What truth do you see/hear? What is being said? What principle can be used?  …in what you’re reading.

How does this make a difference? Why does this matter?  …in your life.

  Below the verses listed you will find a couple more questions to consider.

Ephesians 5:1-2  Imitate God because you are His children. Live a life filled with love following the example of Jesus. He loved us and offered Himself as a sacrifice for us, to God.

Romans 5:5  God gave us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love.

Ephesians 3:17-19  I am strong when my roots are in God’s love. I will begin to understand it, experience it, and display it.

Matthew 22:38-39 I will love God with all my heart, soul, and mind. And I will love my neighbor as myself.

John 15:12  Jesus directs us to love each other in the same way that He has loved us.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15  Jesus died that we would no longer live for ourselves, but live for Him.

Colossians 3:14  Putting on love, like it’s a new jacket, every day will keep us together in perfect peace.

Romans 12:9-10  Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Have fun encouraging each other.

Matthew 5:43-44  Because of Jesus I can love my enemies, those who curse me, do good to those who hate me, and pray for those who use me & attack me.

1 Peter 4:8  When we show deep love for each other, it makes up for the way that we have wronged each other.

John 13:35  If I have love for others, people will know that I’m a follower of Jesus.

I Corinthians 8:1  Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up the church (my spiritual family).

Ephesians 4:1-3  By our love, we can make room for each other’s faults and grow together in peace.

Galatians 5:22  One of the results of the Holy Spirit at work in my life, is love.

2 Timothy 1:7  God has not give me a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and a sound mind.

Ephesians 4:15-16  Our spiritual family will be healthy and grow as we speak the truth in love.

1 Thessalonians 3:12  God can make our love for each other grow.

Hebrews 10:24  We should think of ways to motivate each other to acts of love and good works.

1 Peter 1:21-23  We must show sincere love for each other, as brothers and sisters.

1 John 3:14-19  Because Jesus gave His sacrificial love to us we will give sacrificial love to each other.

1 John 4:7-8  As I grow in love, I will come to know God in a more complete way.

1 John 4:18  Perfect love kicks out fear.

Jude 1:20-21  As I pray and grow in faith, I will keep myself in the love of God.

1 Corinthians 16:13-14  I will let all that I do be done with love.

1 Corinthians 13  Love is patient, kind, keeps no record of wrong, believes the best, is always hopeful, lasts forever, it is not jealous, proud, rude, irritable, and love never gives up. Love will last forever!

How do we walk in love?

  1. Ask God to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Live in contact with God daily. Romans 5:5 Galatians 5:16-26
  2. Ask God for a love for people and receive it. 1 John 4:7-8 Philippians 4:6-7
  3. Use God’s love language every day. Ephesians 4:1-5:26 Renewed mind filled with God’s words, meditating on the Bible daily, setting a filter on your mouth, repent from bad talk and gossip, encourage people with words that give grace.
  4. Be quick to forgive. Ephesians 4:32 Matthew 18:21-35
  5. Adjust your lifestyle. Ephesians 5:2 1 John 4:7-21 Romans 14:15

Dear God our Father, please fill us with your Holy Spirit and your love. Please give us a love for people.



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