Love is patient, love is kind. (1 Corinthians 13:4) As I examined the first sentence of the love chapter, I reflected back on recent days of my own life. Have I been patient and kind? Well, right off the bat I know I could use a lot of refining in this area when it comes … Continue reading Patient & kind
Love – our “secret sauce”
Recently my pastor gave a sermon on love and on the famous "love chapter" (1 Corinthians 13). I know. We've heard countless sermons on love and can probably recite or at least cite this chapter from all of the weddings we've been to. But he shed some new light on the whole "agape love" thing … Continue reading Love – our “secret sauce”
Jesus said we should love our neighbor. (Matthew 22:39) So who is our neighbor? And how do we love them? When Jesus walked this earth, he showed love to everyone he met. If I use his example, I have many opportunities to show love every day. Obviously to my family. My spouse. My children. My … Continue reading Love is…
I've met a lot of "good people" in my life. Generous people that always seem eager to give. Kind people that welcome strangers with open arms. Forgiving people that would have every right to be bitter. Joyful people that never seem to be grumpy. People with self-control that keeps them from making choices they regret. … Continue reading “Good people”
Act like it!
So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it...Colossians 3:1 MSG If you're serious...act like it! That's a convicting declaration. What does that mean? How do we act like it. Fortunately the Word of God provides us with plenty of instructions to accomplish this. Paul, inspired by the Holy … Continue reading Act like it!