‘The king will answer them, “I assure you, whatever you did for one of the least important of these my brothers or sisters, you in effect did for me. When you helped my followers, you were helping me.” Matthew 25:40 Word Come Alive Paraphrase If we serve Jesus, then every act and thought has meaning. […]
Our theme this week is ‘Say The Word’. We have been exploring significant words from the Christian faith. Today we attempt to define love, the central attribute of God. We are going to get out of the way and let the Word of God speak for itself. If you looked up the definition of love […]
Love talked about is easily ignored. Love demonstrated is irresistible.
The readers of this blog who know us will appreciate the significance of the number 22. So today, February 22, 2022, is indeed special in our house. Consider these “22” verses. “Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He made into a woman, and He brought her to the man.” Genesis […]
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her. Ephesians 5:25 NKJV Much is made of this verse, and the preceding one (wives submit…), as making of wives second class citizens. Entire movements have been built on this patriarchal nincompoopery. It does not represent a Biblical Worldview, nor […]
Let us not get so caught up in the commercialism of Valentine’s Day that we forget the truth about love, eloquently written by Apostle Paul two thousand years ago. “Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous, it does not brag, and it is not proud. Love is not rude, is not selfish, and […]
For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-indulgence, but through love become slaves to one another. For the whole law is summed up in a single commandment, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Galatians 5:13-14 NRSV Annoyed that your day is not […]
Christ has regarded my helpless estate, and has shed His own blood for my soul. Selah.
God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him. This is real love. Not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. 1 John 4:9-10 […]
We live in a Genesis 3 world. Fallen. Evicted from the Garden. Separated from God. But we fear not. We have a Psalm 23 guide, a John 3:16 love, a Romans 1:16 power, and a Revelation 21 future. (2) I’m just saying. #worldview The Christian definition of hope is confident expectation; a firm assurance regarding […]