Love is kind

Luke 6:35  But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and [to] the evil. Christians who critically judge others have a hard time embracing this Scripture.  Man’s… Continue reading Love is kind

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Love has rights

Man’s definition of love suggested passive responses to conflict.  A person’s rights were secondary if he was to walk in love.  He was to turn the other cheek in a confrontation.  He was to look the other way if lawlessness challenged him.  However, love has many characteristics including mercy and justice.  The first mention of… Continue reading Love has rights

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Love requires "The Cross"

When a major revelation is at hand, the counterfeits surface to test those who are in pursuit of the revelation.  Jesus spoke of this occurrence in Matthew 24: 11 Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many. 12 And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold. 13 But he… Continue reading Love requires "The Cross"

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Love is Trustworthy

Are you worthy of trust?  Trust is defined as "to have confidence or faith in".  It is a firm reliance on the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing.  Trust is a multi-faceted attribute of love.  Intent is connected to trust.  You can gain the trust of another person as that person comes… Continue reading Love is Trustworthy

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Love- simply

Consider a young child.  The child has the ability to express love without complication.  With a simple act such as jumping in your lap the child conveys love to you.  There is no pretense, no ulterior motive, just love.  But Jesus said, "Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for… Continue reading Love- simply

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The Unity of Love

When love is the basis of a relationship, two become one.  This creates unity.  This bond will endure all challenges to its existence.  This bond forms the basis of all true relationships and effectively defines the true relationship.  The following Scripture in Mark has been cited in countless wedding ceremonies: Mar 10:7 For this cause… Continue reading The Unity of Love

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Love and Infinity

In junior high school I was introduced to “infinity” in my mathematics class. That was a great place to begin my understanding. It was easy to see that there were an infinite supply of numbers. We concocted formulas using googol (1 with 100 zeros behind it) and googolplex(1010100), a much larger number. Yes, the Google… Continue reading Love and Infinity

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No Greater Love

In John 15:13 "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends", we are given a perspective of the magnitude of love.  One of the primary qualities of love is the preference of others’ best interest over your own self interests.  The world would convince us that… Continue reading No Greater Love

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Love your enemies

  The Sermon on the Mount was taught to the disciples, not to the multitudes.  Jesus shared much revelation concerning the Kingdom of God in this sermon.  This sermon revealed a revelation of The Law that had previously been hidden.  The Jews had identified 613 commandments and statutes to live by.  Further, they added their… Continue reading Love your enemies

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For God so loved…

  We begin with: John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.  There is so much revelation contained in this one verse yet for the most part we have missed the deeper revelations made available to… Continue reading For God so loved…

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