Tag Archives: Love

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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Fidelity in marriage

Matthew 19:1-8 “You shall not commit adultery.” Exodus 20:14 God is the source of many wonderful blessings, not the least of which is the blessing of marriage. In marriage, a husband and wife express their love and desire for one … 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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Beautiful feet

Romans 10:1-15 It goes without saying, our feet aren’t our most attractive attribute. Yet, the human foot is wonderfully designed by our creator. Our feet carry us places; hold us up on sure footing. Feet can be graceful and athletic; … Continue reading

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Worthy of worship

Mark 14:1-11 The chief priests and the scribes supposed him a threat, so they conspired to arrest him and have him killed. Judas Iscariot turned traitor and made arrangements to betray him, receiving a handsome reward for his dubious effort. … Continue reading

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Walking in the Spirit

Galatians 5:13-25 “Most merciful God, we confess that we are in bondage to sin and cannot free ourselves.” Many people wrestle with this confession from the Lutheran Book of Worship. On one hand, we know we are sinners. On the … Continue reading

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