The Practicality of Love

THE PRACTICALITY OF LOVE (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) INTRO – RECAP SERIES: PRINCIPLES OF LOVE AND THE QUALITY OF LOVE, THE POWER OF LOVE, AND TODAY THE PRACTICALITY OF LOVE. STORED (POTENTIAL) ENERGY VS POTENTIAL ENERGY – HOOVER DAM. LOVE MUST BE RELEASED FOR ITS POWER TO BE EXPERIENCED: LOVE MUST BE ACTIVE, LOVE CAUSES US TO INVOLVED, LOVE CAUSES US TO TAKE RISKS, LOVE CAUSES US MAKE SACRIFICES, LOVE ENABLES US TO FORGIVE, LOVE IS PROACIVE. LOVE CAUSES US TO MAKE AN INVESTMENT IN … [Read more...]

The Power of Love

THE POWER OF LOVE (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)       INTRODUCTION – LAST WEEK WE BEGAN A SERIES ON LOVE, WHICH SEEMS APPROPRIATE FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY AND THE CELEBRATION OF VALENTINE’S DAY. IN THIS FIRST INSTALLMENT WE TALKED ABOUT: “THE QUALITY OF LOVE” AND WE USED 1CORINTHIANS 13 AS OUR TEXT.  WE ALSO FOUND OUT THAT THERE ARE PRINCIPALLY THREE KINDS OF LOVE TALKED ABOUT IN THE NEW TESTAMENT: SEXUAL OR SENSUAL LOVE (EROS), BROTHERLY LOVE (PHILEO), AND GOD’S KIND OF LOVE (AGAPE).  JESUS … [Read more...]

Does Your Love Measure Up

LOVE (PART 1) – DOES YOUR LOVE MEASURE UP? (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)     INTRODUCTION – TODAY BEING VALENTINES DAY, I FELT TO BEGIN A SHORT SERIES ON THE SUBJECT OF LOVE.  MY TEXT TODAY IS CORINTHIANS CHAPTER 13, WHICH IS KNOWN AS THE “LOVE CHAPTER”. AS WE LOOK AT THIS CHAPTER WE WILL SEE A SHARP CONTRAST BETWEEN WHAT GOD CALLS LOVE AND WHAT WE PASS OFF FOR LOVE TODAY.  SO MUCH OF WHAT IS CALLED LOVE TODAY BETWEEN YOUNG PEOPLE GOD CALLS LUST.  THIS IS NOT TO SAY SEX IS INHERENTLY EVIL, … [Read more...]

A Portrait of Love

A Portrait of  Love (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) introduction – they say that a picture is worth a thousand words. in our text today we have a portrait of love.  it occurred in simon’s house.  mary & martha & lazarus were there.   lazarus, whom Jesus had raised from the dead, reclining at the table with Jesus   what occurred next was unthinkable.  when i read it i feel like a deer in headlights.  transfixed, astonished.   what mary did there is recorded in every mat 26:6-13, mark … [Read more...]