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Self-Sacrificing Love

December 10, 2015

A handout detailing 20 aspects of the self-sacrificing love described in 1 Corinthians 13:4-8. The negative, positive and extra aspects of such love are detailed in rich description.

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Self-Sacrificing Love

1 Corinthians 13:4-8


  • 1 Corinthians 13:4
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER gets impatient.
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER gets jealous.
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER boasts.
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER gets conceited.
  • 1 Corinthians 13:5
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER gets rude, discourteous, or unmannerly.
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER gets selfish.
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER gets irritated, touchy, or resentful.
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER thinks an unkind thought or pays attention to a suffered wrong.
  • 1 Corinthians 13:6
    • Self-sacrificing love NEVER is happy in sin or injustice.


  • 1 Corinthians13:4
    • Self-sacrificing love is ALWAYS kind.
  • 1 Corinthians 13:6
    • Self-sacrificing love is ALWAYS happy in truth.
  • 1 Corinthians 13:7
    • Self-sacrificing love is ALWAYS gracious, overlooking the faults of others.
    • Self-sacrificing love is ALWAYS confident in the Word, believing the best in others.
    • Self-sacrificing love is ALWAYS strong in the faith.
    • Self-sacrificing love is ALWAYS long-suffering.
  • 1 Corinthians 13:8
    • Self-sacrificing love is ALWAYS victorious.


  • Self-sacrificing love NEVER worries.
  • Self-sacrificing love NEVER criticizes murmurs or complains.
  • Self-sacrificing love NEVER gets discouraged.
  • Self-sacrificing love ALWAYS covers with silence.

I must see every person as a circumstance coming to me daily as the Holy Spirit coming to me in that person and as a circumstance to make me more like Jesus Christ.


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