Tag Archives: love

God’s Spirit; March 30, 2020


2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. In the first 12 verses of this chapter, this verse and verse 12 have echoed most strongly … Continue reading

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Rules; March 24, 2020


1 Timothy 1:5 The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. You can extrapolate from this that the purpose of every rule in the Church should be … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; March 16, 2020


1 Thessalonians 1:3 We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. This verse should settle the perennial “faith vs. … Continue reading

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The Law of Love; February 26, 2020


Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. Much of the Church needs a powerful reminder of this verse. We tend … Continue reading

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Gender; February 15, 2020


1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. Do everything in love. These two verses together like this violate all sorts of societal expectations. In the first place, “be manly” … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts; February 14, 2020


1 Cor 14:1, 12 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophecy. So it is with you. Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, try to excel in gifts that build up … Continue reading

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Knowledge; February 12, 2020


1 Corinthians 8:1-3 Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that we all possess knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up. The man who thinks he knows something does not yet know as he ought to know. But … Continue reading

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