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Topic: Loving Others

Bonafide: A Series in the Book of James, Part 3

Show No Partiality

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Speaker: P.J. Smyth

Text: James 2:1-13

With classic James-like directness, James exposes partiality amongst believers and motivates them to change. On the eve of MLK Day, PJ brings specific application to issues of race.

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 12

Romans 16

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 16:1-16

God can use greeting to change lives, by making a difference in an individual and in a church.

Romans: The Most Important Letter Ever Written, Part 11

Put Others First

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: Romans 15

God’s Word gives us a command, a model, a guide and a goal to compel us to live in Christian unity despite our differences.

You Should Go And Love Yourself

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: James 2:8

How do we rightly love ourselves in Christ?

What To Wear This Summer

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Speaker: Mark Mullery

Text: Colossians 3:12-17

Let's dress in the wardrobe God has picked out for us and purchased for us. And tying it all together, let's put on love.

A Charge to Covenant Life Church

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Speaker: P.J. Smyth

Text: 1 Corinthians 16

Stay Alert. Stand firm. Act like men. Love each other.

The Day the Gospel Came to Town

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Speaker: P.J. Smyth

Text: Acts 17:16-34

God uses, keeps and provokes us to love Him and our neighbors.

Together in Christ

A Community Excelling in Love

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

Love is supreme. Therefore pursue love above everything else.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 12

Ordinary People

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 4:7-18

Because Christ is supreme, we can entrust our ordinary lives to him, and our ordinary tasks can have extraordinary meaning.

Colossians: Christ is All, Part 9

Above All These Put on Love

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Colossians 3:12-17

Put on behavior that matches who you really are through union with Jesus.

Life Together, Part 3

Serving One Another

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Speaker: Kevin Rogers

Text: 1 Peter 4:7-11

We glorify God in the church by loving and serving one another.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 69

Ultimate Truth, Ultimate Consequences

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Matthew 25:31-46

How we regard Jesus Christ in our beliefs and actions determines our eternal destiny.

RE:NEW, Part 3

RE:FOCUS

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:14-15

The gospel refocuses us on God's glory, loving one another, and God's mission.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 51

When Sheep Stray

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Speaker: Matt Maka

Text: Matthew 18:10-14

The way we treat a straying Christian is a big deal to Jesus.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 30

Compassion

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Speaker: Jon Smith

Text: Matthew 9:35-38

Compassion is an overflow of enjoyment in God that gladly solves the problems of other people.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 28

New Wine

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Matthew 9:9-17

Being a disciple means being filled with the new life of Jesus, which often doesn’t match the old patterns of dead, formal religion.

What Christmas Creates, Part 4

Generosity

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

Generosity is giving rooted in the gospel. The generous giver produces abundant righteousness and strengthens the bonds of Christian love.

What Christmas Creates, Part 3

Compassion

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Psalms 103:8-14

In Christ, God identified with man by joining us and taking on our weakness in a world of suffering. His compassion toward us should shape a heart of compassion toward others in us.

What Christmas Creates, Part 2

Servanthood

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Speaker: Mark Mitchell

Text: Philippians 2:1-11

Christmas creates humble, sacrificial servants who follow Christ’s supreme example.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 21

The World’s Most Popular Bible Verse

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Matthew 7:1-6

Truly knowing God and truly caring for others expresses itself in greater awareness of our faults than the faults of others.

Matthew: The Life and Words of Jesus, Part 15

The Perfect Love of the Father

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Speaker: Keith Welton

Text: Matthew 5:43-48

We often fail to love others and then attempt to rationalize our lack of love. Jesus points us to the true way to love, which is by sharing the complete and perfect love of the father with everyone.

Women Passionate for God's Glory, Part 1

A Passion for Revival: The Life of Sarah Edwards

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Speaker: Sharon James

Text: Romans 8:29-39

In 1742, during a revival at Northampton, Sarah Edwards, the wife of the great preacher Jonathan Edwards, experienced the love and grace of God in an extraordinary and profound way. Her experience of the reality of the love of God released her from fearing the opinions of others, liberated her from judging others, empowered her with a genuine love toward everyone she knew (including those who opposed her husband's ministry) and equipped her to face the most appalling suffering without giving way to bitterness or fear.

Relationships: A Mess Worth Making

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Speaker: Paul Tripp

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:14-21

Hurt and conflict, somehow, someway, become the ingredients of all of our relationships. Learn why hope turns into disappointment and peace morphs into conflict, and discover how your relationships can be what they were designed to be.

The Glue of Christian Unity, Part 3

The Word of Christ and Christian Unity

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Colossians 3:16-17

We truly worship God when we honor his word and show love for his children.

The Glue of Christian Unity, Part 2

Let the Peace of Christ Rule

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Colossians 3:1-17

We don't stay united because we're all so worthy, lovable and we never make mistakes. We stay united as we forbear with each other's shortcomings, forgive each other, and show compassion to one another.

Psalm 130

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: Psalms 130:1-8

Our personal experience of God's forgiveness and grace spills out into our words and behavior in community. We influence others to hope in the same things we do.

Love

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Speaker: Joshua Harris

Text: John 13:34-35

Jesus calls love a commandment, not a suggestion, not a nice ideal, not an optional plan for when times are good. Following Jesus means loving others sacrificially, even when there is difficulty and disagreement.

Questioning Evangelism

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Speaker: Randy Newman

All Christians need to learn to declare the gospel clearly and defend it by engaging others with good questions. As God gives grace, we can overcome the obstacles of our fear and the world's lack of receptivity.

Nehemiah: When God Revives His People, Part 8

Revival and Recommitment

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Nehemiah 9:38-10:39

When God revives His people, they respond in grace-filled recommitment. They make the appropriate connections between their sins and the difficulties of their lives, and then commit to change, being distinct from the world by living in love.

Romans, Part 14

Practical Gospel Implications

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 14:1-15:13

This passage presents us with the practical outworking of love based on a gospel foundation.

Romans, Part 13

The Church and the State

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Speaker: Robin Boisvert

Text: Romans 12-13

In Romans 12 & 13 we see how believing the gospel and obeying the gospel are inseparable aspects of the gospel.