Love is the Greatest by Far

Love is the Greatest by Far

Love is the Greatest by Far
What is the most important thing in the church to do? It’s something everyone can do; love. Today Pastor Ryan teaches that “Love is the most excellent way of all” in
1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13.

Application Questions ​
Look Back

Share any ways you were able to encourage and build up someone else in the body of Christ.

Look Up

What stood out to you most today?

Read 1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Why is love necessary ahead of all other great acts we could do? How does it validate those acts?

Which characteristics of the nature of love listed in verses 4-7 are most meaningful to you? Why? Which are the hardest for you to live out?

Why does Paul focus on the never-ending nature of love in verses 8-12? How does that give us great hope today?

Share any ways you have experienced this kind of love from others in the church? How did that validate their gifting and serving in the church?

What difference would this kind of love make in your life? In our church? In our community?

Look Ahead
Take a moment and ask God how he wants you to respond. How can you grow in your love? Is there a specific way God is calling you to love this week? Make a plan for action.