God is Always with Us

Are there things you love in this world? Do you love your home? Do you love your job? Do you love the great outdoors? Do you love your family? Are those loves equal? Do you love some more than others? Who or what is your greatest love? We love lots of things, people, and pets.Continue reading “God is Always with Us”

Extravagant Love

How is your relationship with God? Do you connect with Christ? Are you communicating with God on a regular basis? Do you only reach out when you are in trouble, fearful, filled with anxiety, or in dire need? Do you know you are loved by Christ? Our relationship with God depends as much on usContinue reading “Extravagant Love”

Showing God’s Love

Do you want the world to know that God loves them? Do you know how to make it apparent to them? Will you work to fulfill Jesus’ desire for all of us? Are you willing to stand in unity in Jesus Christ? Sometimes we make it very difficult to be loved by others. Sometimes weContinue reading “Showing God’s Love”

The Same As Jesus

Ever wonder if you are loved? Are there times you feel as though no one cares? Are you looking for confirmation God loves you? Do you trust Jesus at His word? Have you read what He was praying to the Father on your behalf? There are times we experience doubts. The doubts creep in whenContinue reading “The Same As Jesus”

The Great Healer

Are you suffering from an ailment of some kind? Do you long to be healed, to be made whole again? Are you actively seeking being healed, or are you sitting idle and wishing? Have you turned to the healer of all? We know or meet people on a regular basis who suffer from one ailmentContinue reading “The Great Healer”

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”

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”

Perfect Unity

As Christians, we are expected to have certain virtues. We see the Apostle Paul telling the church in Colossae what these virtues are. Let’s take a deeper dive into these virtues to understand just what Paul was getting to. Compassion: literally refers to the inner parts or bowels of a person or animal. It isContinue reading “Perfect Unity”

Pure Love

What does love mean to you? How do you define love? Is it a static word or an action word? A noun or a verb? Is it a feeling or state of being? Is it superficial or does it go deep into the core of your heart? Have you ever stopped to honestly take aContinue reading “Pure Love”