|Staying in the Word|
Chapter Five, Lesson One
THE SPIRIT FILLED LIFE - Part 1 Page
** What impact should being a child of God have on our life?
V. 2 ** As we strive to imitate God, as His beloved children, what is to be our motive? What should move us along with each step we take?
** If you would think through that reality with me, with love as our driving motive for everything, how are you going to respond when others mistreat you?
** Who was the Master at this type of response?
** Here in verse two of our text for today, how has the love of Christ been demonstrated toward us?
** What was God's view of this sacrificial kind of love?
V. 3 ** Whenever we see the glory of God on display, as in the case of Jesus' loving sacrifice on our behalf, we will be inevitably exposed to Satan's counterfeit. The world around us and the view of love that it holds is described in the next two verses. If we are living out "The Spirit Filled Life", how close should this perverted view get to us?