Faith and Love are Inseparable

2 Tim 3:16         Luke 8:18          2 John 9          1 Peter 2:24           2 Peter 3:18            2 Cor 1:20-22       Romans 15:4      Phil 3:10      Mark 12:29-31      Titus 2:11-15     Titus 3:3-5       2 Peter 1:16   Romans 13:8-10        James 2:12-13          Hosea 6:6             Ps 103:10        1 Cor 1:30       Eph 6:17


1 John 5:9 “We believe people when they say something is true.  But what God says is more important, and he has told us the truth about his own Son.”  (11-13)

Remember: John 17:3 Jesus said  “this is eternal life”   You must KNOW God  and  KNOW Jesus.

Gal 4:8 “In the past you did not know God…. But now you KNOW the true God.   Really, it is God who KNOWS you.”

1 John 2:3  “We can be sure that we KNOW God if we obey his commands.” 

Mark 12:29-  “The most important command is this:…… 31 “…There are no other commands more important than these.”

1 John 5:3-4 “Loving God means obeying his commands.   And God’s commands are not to hard for us, …. this is the victory that conquers the world– our FAITH.”

Heb 11:6 “..without faith it is impossible to please God… (Romans 1:17, Romans 4:23, Heb 3:12)

Remember Paul’s prayers:

Phil 1:9 (ncv) “…that your love will grow…; that you will have knowledge and understanding….

Col 1:9 (ncv) “… that you will have great wisdom and understanding in spiritual things…

Eph 1:17-18 (ncv) “… greater understanding .. will know him..the hope..the promises…the power

Eph 3:18 (ncv) “….the power to understand Christ’s love …that you will be able to know that love

2 Thes 1:11-12 “… with his power God will help you do good things…that come from faith.

Remember: 1 Peter 1:13 “So prepare your minds for service and have self-control.  All your hope should be for the gift of grace that will be yours when Jesus Christ is shown to you.”

Phil 2:5 “Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.”  

Eph 4:13b “We must become like a mature person,  growing until we become like Christ….

1 John 2:6 “Whoever says that he lives in God must live as Jesus lived,”

1 John 4:7-8 “….because love comes from God.  Everyone who loves has become God’s child and knows God.    Whoever does not love does not know God,    because God is love.”

Gal 5:6   …in Christ the important thing is faith–  the kind of faith that works through love.


Remember:    1 Cor 13:1-3     “If I do not have love, then I am nothing.”  

Mat 7:21-23 “Not all who say – Lord, Lord will enter the kingdom of heaven…. I will tell them clearly, – Get away from me.. I never knew you.