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  • Love Is

  • Love is patient

  • patient

  • patient (makrothume)

  • patient (makrothume)I suffer long, have patience, am forbearing, perseverance.

  • patient (makrothume)I suffer long, have patience, am forbearing, perseverance.properly, long-tempered (to defer anger), refusing to retaliate with anger, because of human reasoning.

  • patientThe literal sense of the term is "extending a long time (way).

  • patientThe literal sense of the term is "extending a long time (way).("showing divinely-directed patience") is "longsuffering" because it only expresses anger as the Lord directs (i.e. is the opposite of being "quick-tempered").

  • Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord.The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it getsthe early and late rains. You too be patient;strengthen your hearts, forthe coming of the Lord isnear.James 5:7-8

  • The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, butis patient toward you,not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.2 Peter 3:9

  • We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone1 Thessalonians 5:14

  • God is patient with us.

  • God is patient with us.

    Is our love patient?

  • Love is kind

  • kind

  • kind (chrsteuomai)

  • kind (chrsteuomai)I am kind (full of service to others), gentle

  • kind (chrsteuomai)I am kind (full of service to others), gentleOnly occurrence in the New Testament

  • kind (chrsteuomai)I am kind (full of service to others), gentleOnly occurrence in the New TestamentFrom (chrstos)

  • But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.Luke 6:35

  • Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.Ephesians 4:32

  • Why arent we kind?

  • Treat others the way God treats them

  • Love is not jealous

  • not jealous patient

  • not jealous patient (zlo)

  • not jealous patient (zlo)intrans: I am jealous, (b) trans: I am jealous of, with acc. of a person; I am eager for, am eager to possess, with acc. of a thing.

  • not jealous patientan onomatopoetic word, imitating the sound of boiling water properly, to bubble over because so hot (boiling)

  • not jealous patientan onomatopoetic word, imitating the sound of boiling water properly, to bubble over because so hot (boiling)(figuratively) "to burn with zeal"

  • not jealous patient"to be deeply committed to something, with the implication of accompanying desire 'to be earnest, to set one's heart on, to be completely intent upon'"

  • But earnestly desire the greater gifts. And I show you a still more excellent way.1 Corinthians 12:31

  • Pursue love, yet desire earnestly spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.

    Therefore, my brethren, desire earnestly to prophesy, and do not forbid to speak in tongues.1 Corinthians 14:1, 39

  • For I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy; for I betrothed you to one husband, so that to Christ I might present you as a pure virgin.2 Corinthians 11:2

  • Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.Revelation 3:19

  • But the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.Acts 17:5

  • The patriarchs became jealous of Joseph and sold him into Egypt. Yet God was with himActs 7:9

  • Why be jealous?

  • Accept and be content with what God has for us, and with what He has called us to do.

  • Love does not brag

  • brag

  • brag (perpereuomai)

  • brag (perpereuomai)I boast, vaunt myself.

  • brag (perpereuomai)I boast, vaunt myself.to act as a braggart, i.e. a "show off" who needs too much attention

  • brag (perpereuomai)I boast, vaunt myself.to act as a braggart, i.e. a "show off" who needs too much attentionOnly occurrence in the New Testament

  • Love is not arrogant

  • arrogant

  • arrogant (phusio)

  • arrogant (phusio)I inflate, puff up; pass: I am puffed up, arrogant, proud.

  • arrogant (phusio)I inflate, puff up; pass: I am puffed up, arrogant, proud.properly, inflate by blowing; (figuratively) swelled up, like an egotistical person spuing out arrogant ("puffed-up") thoughts.

  • arrogantfrom phusa (bellow)

  • Let no one keep defrauding you of your prize by delighting in self-abasement and the worship of the angels, taking his stand on visions he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mindColossians 2:18

  • Youhave become arrogant and have notmourned instead, so that the one who had done this deed would beremoved from your midst.1 Corinthians 5:2

  • Now concerningthings sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge makes arrogant, but loveedifies.1 Corinthians 8:1

  • Why arent we kind?

  • Recognize the truth of our state:Everything that we have and are is because and only because of God.

  • Love does not act unbecomingly

  • act unbecomingly

  • act unbecomingly (aschmone)

  • act unbecomingly (aschmone)I act improperly, am unseemly, behave unbecomingly (or even dishonorably); perhaps: I consider (something) unseemly.

  • act unbecomingly(literally, "improperly"); (figuratively) to lack proper form and hence thought of as unseemly (indecent, unbecoming).

  • act unbecomingly(literally, "improperly"); (figuratively) to lack proper form and hence thought of as unseemly (indecent, unbecoming).2 Occurrences in the New Testament

  • act unbecomingly(literally, "improperly"); (figuratively) to lack proper form and hence thought of as unseemly (indecent, unbecoming).2 Occurrences in the New Testamentfrom aschmn

  • But if any man thinks that he is acting unbecomingly toward his virgin daughter, if she is past her youth, and if it must be so, let him do what he wishes, he does not sin; let her marry.1 Corinthians 7:36

  • Why act rudely?

  • Respect and love people enough that we are sensitive to how we treat them.

  • Love does not seek its own

  • seek its own

  • seek its own (zte)

  • seek its own (zte)I seek, search for, desire, require, demand

  • seek its own (zte)I seek, search for, desire, require, demandproperly, to seek by inquiring; to investigate to reach a binding (terminal) resolution; to search, "getting to the bottom of a matter."

  • seek its own117 Occurrences in the New Testament

  • seek its own117 Occurrences in the New Testament8 Occurrences in 1 Corinthians

  • Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor. Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God; just as I also please all men in all things, not seeking my own profit but the profit of the many, so that

  • they may be saved.1 Corinthians 10:24

  • And the Lordsaidto him,Get up and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for a man fromTarsus named Saul, for he is prayingActs 9:11

  • As a result of this Pilate made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself outto bea king opposes Caesar.John 19:12

  • Why act selfishly?

  • Live a lifestyle in which we are looking out for others.

  • Love is not provoked

  • not provoked

  • not provoked (paroxun)

  • not provoked (paroxun)I arouse anger, provoke, irritate.

  • not provoked (paroxun)I arouse anger, provoke, irritate.from par, "alongside" and oxys, "a sharp edge" properly, cut close alongside, i.e. to incite ("jab") someone and stimulate their feelings (emotions);

  • not provoked"become emotionally provoked (upset, roused to anger)" (A-S), as personally "getting to someone"; (figuratively) "to provoke feelings, spurring someone to action" (Souter).2 Occurrences in the New Testament

  • not provoked"become emotionally provoked (upset, roused to anger)" (A-S), as personally "getting to someone"; (figuratively) "to provoke feelings, spurring someone to action" (Souter).

  • Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was being provoked within him as he was observing the city full of idols.Acts 17:16

  • Why get provoked?

  • Live a life that is filled with the Spirit and therefore filled with the peace of God.

  • Love does not take into account

  • take into account

  • take into account (logizomai)

  • take into account (logizomai)I reckon, count, charge with; reason, decide, conclude; think, suppose.

  • take into accountproperly, compute, "take into account"; reckon (come to a "bottom-line"), i.e. reason to a logical conclusion (decision).

  • take into accountproperly, compute, "take into account"; reckon (come to a "bottom-line"), i.e. reason to a logical conclusion (d