What Love Is (Kelly Minter)

Here are the words for the fill-in-the-blanks in our Kelly Minter “What Love Is” women’s Bible study!

Session 1 - The Finest Ingredients

page 11 – Introduction
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pages 12 – 35

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full text:
Crown Him with many crowns, the Lamb upon His throne.
Hark! How the heavenly anthem drowns all music but its own.
Awake, my soul, and sing of Him who died for thee,
And hail Him as thy matchless King through all eternity.

Crown Him the virgin’s Son, the God incarnate born,
Whose arm those crimson trophies won which now His brow adorn;
Fruit of the mystic rose, as of that rose the stem;
The root whence mercy ever flows, the Babe of Bethlehem.

Crown Him the Son of God, before the worlds began,
And ye who tread where He hath trod, crown Him the Son of Man;
Who every grief hath known that wrings the human breast,
And takes and bears them for His own, that all in Him may rest.

Crown Him the Lord of life, who triumphed over the grave,
And rose victorious in the strife for those He came to save.
His glories now we sing, who died, and rose on high,
Who died eternal life to bring, and lives that death may die.

Crown Him the Lord of peace, whose power a scepter sways
From pole to pole, that wars may cease, and all be prayer and praise.
His reign shall know no end, and round His pierced feet
Fair flowers of paradise extend their fragrance ever sweet.

Crown Him the Lord of love, behold His hands and side,
Those wounds, yet visible above, in beauty glorified.
No angel in the sky can fully bear that sight,
But downward bends his burning eye at mysteries so bright.

Crown Him the Lord of Heaven, enthroned in worlds above,
Crown Him the King to Whom is given the wondrous name of Love.
Crown Him with many crowns, as thrones before Him fall;
Crown Him, ye kings, with many crowns, for He is King of all.

Crown Him the Lord of lords, who over all doth reign,
Who once on earth, the incarnate Word, for ransomed sinners slain,
Now lives in realms of light, where saints with angels sing
Their songs before Him day and night, their God, Redeemer, King.

Crown Him the Lord of years, the Potentate of time,
Creator of the rolling spheres, ineffably sublime.
All hail, Redeemer, hail! For Thou has died for me;
Thy praise and glory shall not fail throughout eternity.

Session 2 - Living For What Lasts

page 41 – Fellowship
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pages 42 – 63

Extra resources:
Beautiful rendition of “He Walks With Me”:

Here’s a humorous video with a surprisingly good explanation of the Trinity (following our discussion):

Session 3 - To Remain

page 69 – Walking in the Light
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pages 70 – 93

Extra resources:
Here’s a song from 1 John 1:5 – “God is light”:

Here are all the verses in 1 John that contain “know” and related words: “Know” in 1 John

Session 4 - Easter Everyday

page 99 – Knowledge and Assurance
Affirmation #1 What we believe about Jesus.
Affirmation #2 That we obey His commands.
Affirmation #3 The way we love others.
Affirmation #4 Other believers affirm Jesus in us.
Affirmation #5 The Holy Spirit.

pages 100 – 123

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Session 5 - Experiencing the Word

page 129 – Abide, Dwell, Remain
Jesus is the vine
God, the Father is the Gardener

pages 130 – 151

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Session 6 - This Beautiful Bride

page 157 – Love
#1 Obedience is built on trust and trust is vital to relationship.
#2 Obedience is built on sacrifice.
#3 Obedience is built on what God wants to give us.

pages 158 – 181

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Session 7 - final session

page 183 – Keep Yourselves from Idols
#1 Mary sat at Jesus’ feet.
#2 Mary fell at Jesus’ feet.
#3 Mary worshiped at Jesus’ feet.