True Love Part 2 “True Love Begins With jesus”

True Love Begins with Jesus

True love is characterized by _____________, not ______________.

If we want to get ____________ right, we have to get ___________ right.

Everything important requires an _______________ or a basis for _____________________.

God has demonstrated true love in a ___________ and ________________ way in the person Jesus ________________.

  1. True love is found in ___________________.

    1 John 1:1-4

    The Incarnation of the Word of Life

    That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched—this we proclaim concerning the Word of life. The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and has appeared to us. We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ. We write this to make our[a] joy complete.


Jesus demonstrated true _________ in the way he   ______________.

True love lives in the _________________.

True love says, “I love you in spite of your           _________________.

Unlike a teacher or a trainer, Jesus also _______________     us to love.

  1. True love is ___________________ from God.  

    1 John 1:8-2:2

    If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 10 If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word is not in us.

    My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.

Sin ______________ and _____________ every aspect of our      lives.

Jesus is our _________________ for our sin.

True love _______________ us to forgive others.

  1. True love is ___________________ with God and others.

            True love cannot be experienced or understood             outside of ____________________.

            1 John 1:5-7

Light and Darkness, Sin and Forgiveness

                   5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. If    we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all[a] sin.

Jesus didn’t have “_____________”.

Jesus didn’t ________________ Himself from others; rather He _________________ Himself with others.