Extravagant Love

How much do you love? How deep does your love go? Is your love superficial? Does your love go beyond the surface? What is it you do to show your love? Do you reciprocate the love God the Father and Jesus the Son have for you? We all love to some degree or another. SomeContinue reading “Extravagant Love”

Choose Love

Do you love? I mean, really love? There are several groups and churches that practice various forms of Advent traditions. One of them is lighting 5 different candles to represent 5 different topics. Today we light the 4th candle, which represents love. So many of us will say we love. We will say “I loveContinue reading “Choose Love”

Discernment in Love

Have you heard people talk of unity? Do you know what they want to be united in? Is it a favorite cause of theirs? Is it a mere human cause that favors only a few? What if we were united in God’s cause, which favors all? There are causes everywhere we look. It seems thereContinue reading “Discernment in Love”

Joy in Love

Joy is a permanent condition. We can have joy even in the midst of great sorrow. The source of our joy is Jesus. He has given us His teachings, some of the miracles He performed, and sacrificed for us for that purpose. Jesus states in today’s passage that He told His disciples (and us) allContinue reading “Joy in Love”

True Love

We have heard the statement, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” If that is true, how much are your actions worth? No, not the job you get paid for, but the actions you take without an expectation of payment. Our human nature is to look to gain something for doing something for someone else.Continue reading “True Love”

Actions Not Words

How do you love? Do others see your love for them? Do people you don’t know see the love you have for your family and friends? We all show our love in different ways. When we look at some people, it is blatantly obvious they are loving people. Their actions are an example of anContinue reading “Actions Not Words”

Love Like God

What do you know about love? Do you know there are different types of love? What kind of love do you think God expects of you? Are you willing to set aside your selfishness to love as God wants you to? Will you love others as God loves you? The love God expects of usContinue reading “Love Like God”

Be Like Jesus

Do you seek revenge? Do you look to pay someone for treating you badly in like manner? Do you heap insult upon insult in repayment for someone insulting you? Or are you willing to love the person instead? We see much repaying evil for evil in our culture today. It seems to be all aroundContinue reading “Be Like Jesus”

Love in Action

Do you believe actions speak louder than words? Do you have more respect for the person who is doing good things or the person who talks about doing good things? Do you prefer to be around people to walk the walk or those who simply talk the talk? There is a lot of noise inContinue reading “Love in Action”