Berean Studies / Ber09 - Love

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Show details for 1. What is love?1. What is love?

Show details for 2. How does the Apostle describe love?2. How does the Apostle describe love?

Hide details for 3. How does the illustration of the spectrum assist us to comprehend love?3. How does the illustration of the spectrum assist us to comprehend love?

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Show details for 4. What is the distinction between natural , or human love, and spiritual , or divine love?4. What is the distinction between natural , or human love, and spiritual , or divine love?

Show details for 5. What is the difference between duty- love ( phileo) and disinterested or divine love ( agapee) ?5. What is the difference between duty- love ( phileo) and disinterested or divine love ( agapee) ?

Show details for 6. What is the three- fold manifestation of the spirit of love?6. What is the three- fold manifestation of the spirit of love?

Show details for 7. How may we distinguish between true and false love?7. How may we distinguish between true and false love?

Show details for 8. What is the importance of this grace?8. What is the importance of this grace?

Show details for 9. How is love attained?9. How is love attained?

Show details for 10. Why is an ‘aggressive warfare’ necessary to attain unto love?10. Why is an ‘aggressive warfare’ necessary to attain unto love?

Show details for 11. What is the relative importance of the early ‘gifts’ of the Spirit, and the spirit of love?11. What is the relative importance of the early ‘gifts’ of the Spirit, and the spirit of love?

Show details for 12. Why should love be the mainspring of all our actions?12. Why should love be the mainspring of all our actions?

Show details for 13. What is the relation between love and purity of heart, and how may we purify our hearts?13. What is the relation between love and purity of heart, and how may we purify our hearts?

Show details for 14. How is love the seal or evidence of our begetting as New Creatures?14. How is love the seal or evidence of our begetting as New Creatures?

Show details for 15. Why is love called ‘ the mark ‘ ?15. Why is love called ‘ the mark ‘ ?

Show details for 16. What are the four ‘quarter- marks’ of the Christian race- course?16. What are the four ‘quarter- marks’ of the Christian race- course?

Show details for 17. How does the Church’s experience differ from that of her ‘Forerunner’?17. How does the Church’s experience differ from that of her ‘Forerunner’?

Show details for 18. What is the significance of love as ‘the girdle’?18. What is the significance of love as ‘the girdle’?

Show details for 19. How is love the ultimate ‘end of the commandment’?19. How is love the ultimate ‘end of the commandment’?

Show details for 20. How is love the ‘fulfilling of the Law’?20. How is love the ‘fulfilling of the Law’?

Show details for 21. How is love the ‘law of the New Creation’?21. How is love the ‘law of the New Creation’?

Show details for 22. Why is love called ‘the perfect law of liberty’?22. Why is love called ‘the perfect law of liberty’?

Show details for 23. How are the ‘fruits of the Spirit’ but different manifestations of love?23. How are the ‘fruits of the Spirit’ but different manifestations of love?

Show details for 24. How may we discern the true fruits of the holy Spirit?24. How may we discern the true fruits of the holy Spirit?

Show details for 25. How is ‘zeal the measure of love’?25. How is ‘zeal the measure of love’?

Show details for 26. What is the importance of loving zeal and how may we cultivate it?26. What is the importance of loving zeal and how may we cultivate it?

Show details for 27. How may we cultivate loving submission?27. How may we cultivate loving submission?

Show details for 28. Must perfect love include sinners and also our enemies? and how may we determine that it is the sin we hat28. Must perfect love include sinners and also our enemies? and how may we determine that it is the sin we hate and not the ...

Show details for 29. What is the relation between love and justice ?29. What is the relation between love and justice ?

Show details for 30. What is the relation between love and benevolence ?30. What is the relation between love and benevolence ?

Show details for 31. What is the relation between love and fear ?31. What is the relation between love and fear ?

Show details for 32. What is the relation between love and knowledge ?32. What is the relation between love and knowledge ?

Show details for 33. What is the best evidence of our acceptableness with the Lord?33. What is the best evidence of our acceptableness with the Lord?

Show details for 34. How may we become copies of God’s dear Son?34. How may we become copies of God’s dear Son?

Show details for 35. How must we keep ourselves in the love of God?35. How must we keep ourselves in the love of God?

Show details for 36. How should we examine ourselves and overcome the unlovely spirit of criticism and harsh judgment?36. How should we examine ourselves and overcome the unlovely spirit of criticism and harsh judgment?

Show details for 37. How must love deal with evil surmisings?37. How must love deal with evil surmisings?

Show details for 38. How shall we fulfil the command, ‘Love one another’?38. How shall we fulfil the command, ‘Love one another’?

Show details for 39. Would it be showing partiality to manifest different degrees of love?39. Would it be showing partiality to manifest different degrees of love?

Show details for 40. How may we ‘consider one another to provoke unto love’?40. How may we ‘consider one another to provoke unto love’?

Show details for 41. How should we apply the Golden Rule?41. How should we apply the Golden Rule?

Show details for 42. How may love exercise combativeness?42. How may love exercise combativeness?

Show details for 43. How should the spirit of love control the tongue?43. How should the spirit of love control the tongue?

Show details for 44. What should be our attitude toward all our fellow creatures?44. What should be our attitude toward all our fellow creatures?

45. What is the significance of the warning, ‘Love not the world’?

Show details for 46. How should we examine ourselves lest our ‘heart’ deceive us?46. How should we examine ourselves lest our ‘heart’ deceive us?

Show details for 47. After having reached ‘the mark,’ is activity still essential?47. After having reached ‘the mark,’ is activity still essential?

Show details for 48. What should be the leading characteristic of an Elder?48. What should be the leading characteristic of an Elder?

Show details for 49. How does love enable us to be ‘comforters in Zion’?49. How does love enable us to be ‘comforters in Zion’?

Show details for 50. Why is love one of the ‘tests of the harvest’?50. Why is love one of the ‘tests of the harvest’?

Show details for 51. Will our love be proven and tested to the utmost?51. Will our love be proven and tested to the utmost?

Show details for 52. Why does the Apostle rank patient- endurance above even love?52. Why does the Apostle rank patient- endurance above even love?

53. How will the law of love operate during the Millennial Age?

Show details for 54. What is the bond of oneness in the Divine Family?54. What is the bond of oneness in the Divine Family?

Show details for 55. What was the greatest manifestation of love toward man on the part of him who ‘is love’?55. What was the greatest manifestation of love toward man on the part of him who ‘is love’?

Show details for 56. How should the contemplation of Jesus’ life help us to ‘abide in the Father’s love’?56. How should the contemplation of Jesus’ life help us to ‘abide in the Father’s love’?

57. What special experiences and practices have notably assisted you in developing more of the spirit of love?

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