Helpful Out Line About The Love Of God - Ephesians 3:17-19

The love of God

HELPFUL OUT LINE ABOUT THE LOVE OF GOD:

  • THE BREADTH OF GOD’S LOVE,
  • THE LENGTH OF GOD’S LOVE,
  • THE DEPTH OF GOD’S LOVE,
  • AND THE HEIGHT OF GOD’S LOVE

God's Great Love
Ephesians 3:17-19

See God's great love here as compared with John 3:16. His love is beyond measure and reasoning.

  1. THE BREADTH OF GOD'S LOVE
    "For God so loved the world."
    - Powerful love—Jeremiah 31:3. Everlasting love seen.
    - Patient love—Romans 5:8. While still in sin, God loved us, and Christ died for us.
    - Pardoning love—Ephesians 2:4-5. Quickened while in sin.
    - Perfecting love—I John 3:1. Made sons of God.
  2. THE LENGTH OF GOD'S LOVE
    "That he gave his only begotten Son."
    - Praying Son—Luke 22:39-46. Prayer of dedication.
    - Peaceful Son—John 14:27. He always brings peace.
    - Perfecting Son—Matthew 8:6. He healed all the sick.
    - Poor Son—II Corinthians 8:9. Though rich, became poor.
    - Popular Son—Matthew 21:1-15. Jesus made king.
    - Purging Son—Hebrews 9:22. His blood cleanses us.
    - Powerful Son—Matthew 28:1-18. He overcomes death.
  3. THE DEPTH OF GOD'S LOVE
    "That whosoever believeth in Him should not perish."
    - Requirement—Romans 10:13. Something for us to do.
    - Reception—John 6:37. Christ turns none away.
    - Repentance—II Peter 3:9. God wants all saved.
  4. THE HEIGHT OF GOD'S LOVE
    "But have everlasting life."
    - Provision for this life—Isaiah 53:5. Christ's death.
    - Pleasure of this life—John 10:10. Enjoyable life.
    - Promise of this life—John 11:25, 26.

Though dead, yet we have eternal life in Christ. Eternal life begins the moment we accept Christ.

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