Tag Archives: Love of God

Love your neighbor

Luke 10:25-37, 1 John 3:14–18 As John writes in his first epistle letter, “Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer.” Reading this passage, two things came to mind. First, is that love is the exact opposite of murder. When … Continue reading

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Love at the core

Matthew 6:1-18 Imagine holding in your hand a fresh bright red apple. There is not a single blemish on it; the apple is perfect and you can’t wait to take a bite. Sinking your teeth into the fruit, you suddenly … Continue reading

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God loves you

1 John 3:1-11 “God loves you just the way you are.” On the surface, this statement has an element of truth. God loves you. But simply thinking God loves you just the way you are does not tell the whole … Continue reading

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To honor our parents

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12 As God gave the Ten Commandments to Moses, He did so inviting the children of … Continue reading

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Respecting God’s name

“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. Exodus 20:7 Our names are precious to us; they identify not only who … Continue reading

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The greatest love of all

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 I remember my first love. Her name was Thelma. She was very beautiful and she loved me also. We were best friends and we were committed to one another, and our relationship lasted a long while; from … Continue reading

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The evidence of love

John 10:19-42 There is an old saying that suggests actions speak louder than words. When people say “I love you,” the evidence is not in their spoken words, but their acts of kindness. Absent of any display of affection or … Continue reading

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