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ôLET BROTHERLY LOVE CONTINUE" 
Heb. 13:1 

Introduction: Love could not continue unless it had once been manifest. 

I. THESE JEWISH BRETHREN HAD LOVED EACH OTHER: 

1. In former days. Heb. 10:32-.96  2. Had distributed to necessity of saints. Act. 2:44,45  3. Had become companions of persecuted. Heb. 10:32  4. Their first love had been pure indeed II. HOW SHOULD WE LOVE OUR BRETHREN?  1. With pure hearts fervently. I Pet. 1:22  2. In deed and in truth. 1 John 3:17,18  3. Without hypocrisy. Rom. 12:9; 1 Pet. 1:22  4. With an earnest care. 2 Cor. 8:16 III. WHY SHOULD WE LOVE OUR BROTHER?  1. Christ died for him. I Cor. 8:11  2. We are of God. I John 4:7  3. Because God loved us. 1 John 4:11  4. To save him. Matt. 18:15-17; James 5:19,20  5. To save ourselves. 1 John 3:14,15 IV. WHAT DOES LOVE DO?  1. Covers multitude of sins. I Pet. 4:8  2. Thinks no evil of a brother. 1 Cor. 13:5  3. Binds brethren together. Col. 3:14; Col. 2:2 V. BROTHERLY LOVE DEMANDS THAT WE BE:  1. Forbearing. Col. 3:13; Eph. 4:2  2. Forgiving. Col. 3:13; Matt. 18:35 S. Tenderhearted. Eph. 4:32; 2 Pet. 1:7 Sermon Outline by George William Butterfield 


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