4Ws for Week 6, 6-12 February 2012

WELCOME (10 minutes)
(If you have first-time guests, begin with a round of introductions and warmly welcome the new visitors.) The Quiet Game The instructor explains that this exercise will take self control. Members pair back to back. On the count of three, everyone must face their partner, look each other in the eyes, and then try to remain solemn and serious. No speaking! The first to smile or laugh must sit down. All who remain standing then take a new partner and the activity continues until only one person has not smiled or laughed. (Second round of playing can involve two teams competing to outlast each other.) If you get a pair at the end who is both keeping a straight face, the rest of the group can act as hecklers to disrupt them.

WORSHIP (10 minutes)
You may use the following suggested worship songs: 1. Chosen Generation 2. Our God

WORD (45 minutes)
Sermon Title: The Love of A True Disciple by Pastor Rudy Fernandez on February 5, 2012 Scripture Reading: John 13:34-35 New King James Version (NKJV) (Have the whole cell read the passages together.) God is not looking for church members. He is looking for disciples who knows how to love. 34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. 35 By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.

God is not looking for church members. He is looking for disciples who know how to love. We are no different to the world if we just love the lovable. We should love the unlovable. Discussion Questions: Q1. How do you know when someone really loves you? Q2. What do you mean by LOVE?
1 Corinthians 13:4-7 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

Q3. In the verses above, Paul defines love with multiple descriptors. Which descriptors of loving come easy to you? Which aspects of loving do you find difficult? Q4. What is the description of love according to the world? How could you compare it with this message? 1. Love is Patient. We are patient on people, not on circumstances. Loving patience is the ability to allow ourselves to be inconvenienced or taken advantage of by a person over and over again.

How is kindness demonstrated? Q11. Have you ever envied anything? Someone else s stuff: possessions. "Because he is the best man!" Later. "There lies the greatest ruler of men the world has ever seen. Kindness is sweetness to all. Why should we be patient? Ans. he never responded to these insults. CONQUEST 2012: Evolution Extreme Winning and Consolidation Empower January 16 March 3 y Prayer and Fasting Chain y Weekly 1 Hour Prayer with the whole Cell Invasion March 5 23 Evolution PEPSOL Training y Pre-Encounter Party March 24. Try to remember all of the mistakes that you have made that God has forgiven. this finds favor with God. Love Knows No Envy. He even said this. What happens when I patiently endure suffering for the Lord? 2. Q6. What is the danger in becoming boastful? WORKS (5 minutes) 1. Q7. 2012 . We wish that someone else didn't have what they had. prominence. when he was elected President. Love is Kind. Love humbles us before our God and before others. Stanton called Lincoln a "low cunning clown" and the "original gorilla".ILLUSTRATION: One of Abraham Lincoln's most outspoken political enemies was a man named Edwin J. How can you be patient when someone has done wrong to you? Ans. position. Lincoln chose Stanton to be his Secretary of War. Yet. When asked why. Lincoln said. Illinois. 4. Why is it hard to be patient with others when we feel that we have been wronged? 1 Peter 2:20 New American Standard Bible (©1995) For what credit is there if. 2. Q13. when they could find one easily in Springfield. Q9. Kindness is going out of you way to help others." To Lincoln's credit. Love quiets our heart and mouth. It is not an act of love or kindness to look for the fault in others or point out their failures. when Lincoln had been assassinated. Do we sin when we are impatient with others? Q8. when you sin and are harshly treated. There are two kinds of jealousy: 1. We should be patient because God is patient. Stanton. Q12. you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it. How does being the recipient of kindness make a person feel? 3." Q5. passion? Let s be vulnerable what have you envied? (Share). Q10. "It is ridiculous for people to go to Africa to see a gorilla. We want what someone else has. power. Love is not Boastful. Stanton stood by the coffin which contained Lincoln's body and said through his tears.

. Our God. we live for You 'Cause You are everything More than all we need God. Our God. then what can stand against? What can stand against? Repeat CHORUS . we live for You We are a chosen generation Rise up.. we run Our God will not be moved Our God will never be shaken We run to You. awesome and power Our God. holy nation God. Our God is greater. we live for You You have called us out of darkness Into light so glorious God. [ Lyrics from:] BRIDGE And if Our God is for us.. we live for You You have called us out of darkness Into light so glorious God. we live for You You have called us out of darkness Into light so glorious God. You've broken every chain. then what can stand against? And if Our God is for us. we live for You God.. Our God. holy nation God. we live for You OUR GOD Water You turned into wine Open the eyes of the blind There's no one like You None like You Into the darkness You shining Out of the ashes we rise There's no one like You None like You CHORUS Our God is greater. Into the darkness you shining Out of the ashes we Rise There's no One like You None like You. We live for You God. we live for You. awesome and power Our God... then who could ever stop us And if our God is with us. our God is stronger God You are higher than any other Our God is Healer. we run We are a chosen generation Rise up. we run Freedom. awesome and power Our God. holy nation God. we live for You. we live for You We run with passion for Your name. God. our God is stronger God You are higher than any other Our God is Healer.CHOSEN GENERATION We are a chosen generation Rise up. CHORUS Our God is greater. our God is stronger God You are higher than any other Our God is Healer. we live for You I've found this world to be Not enough for me God. then who could ever stop us And if our God is with us.