Big Fat Zero
BIG FAT ZERO
Speaker: Pastor Keith Goullette
Theme: Church Life
Scripture Text: I Corinthians 13:1-3 (next week I Corinthians 13:4-5)
I. Requirements - v. 1a, 2a, 3a
II. Reckoning - v. 1b, 2b, 3b
III. Result - v. 1c, 2c, 3c
One of them, a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him, “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” And He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the great and foremost commandment. The second is like it, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ On these two commandments depend the whole Law and the Prophets.”
GALATIANS 5:16, 22-23
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
II CORINTHIANS 5:14-15
For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died; and He died for all, so that they who live might no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf.
And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit.
I CORINTHIANS 3:12-13
Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each man’s work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man’s work.
SCRIPTURE TEXT—I CORINTHIANS 13:1-3
If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
Sermon length: 59:19