Tag Archives: love

Love isn’t always a cute Hallmark card

We can’t diminish God’s love. However, we can disrespect it, reject it, rebel against it, and alienate ourselves from God. God’s love for you isn’t a license for you to disrespect Him and ignore His commandments. Love is not always … Continue reading

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Keeping love “the greatest”

“The greatest of these is love.” The greatest calling of the body of Christ is love. If we could get everything else “right” but leave out love, we’d be off base. Love is active surrender to and obedience to Christ … Continue reading

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For the best defense, don’t take offense

Life offers many opportunities to be offended. Try not to take them. Taking offense is a huge expense that can bankrupt relationships and separate friends. The “take offense — get angry — hold resentment” sequence doesn’t make sense. Perhaps we should … Continue reading

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Appreciation, kindness, politics, & love

People who are unkind have run out of kindness and need to be filled up. Take a moment to share some kindness with them. When you’re appreciative of the positive things in your life, you won’t be overcome by the … Continue reading

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Faith is a fight not a fiesta.

Faith is a fight not a fiesta. To love is to care deeply about someone, even if he/she disagrees with you. If your heart is full of love, your words will be, too! If you don’t learn to love, follow, … Continue reading

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Hope from the writings of the first Christ-followers

My heart dances with excitement and hops with hope when I read the writings of the first Christ-followers. They reveal truth. Read them daily & see! Open your heart to the writings of the first Christ-followers (WFCF) & be renewed. The … Continue reading

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Christianity is a bully-free faith!

A Christ-follower’s focus should be on love. We should never try to force, coerce, bully, intimidate, or manipulate people. We are called to “speak the truth in love” and to “consider others better than yourself.” This Bible verse always makes … Continue reading

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