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Love Takes Work

  February 18   Love suffers long. 1 Corinthians 13:4   In his book The Four Loves, C. S. Lewis compares our God-given human capacity to love to a garden. “[Such] a garden,” he says, “will not fence and weed itself, nor prune its own fruit trees, nor roll and cut its own lawns. It … Continue reading


February 16 He who loves his brother abides in the light… but he who hates his brother… walks in darkness. 1 John 2:10-11 [NKJV] Webster defines hatred as “a hostility, aversion, or dislike usually derived from fear, anger, or injury.” This is exceedingly helpful as we look toward obeying our Lord’s commandment to love. Our … Continue reading

Dying To Self – Parts 2 and 3

This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:12, 13 How can I love as this passage requires? How am I to do it? It is not like I have not tried. … Continue reading

Dying to Self—Part 1

February 9 Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13 Laying down our lives for a friend—what does that mean? This passage can conjure up images of jumping in front of cars to save someone else or throwing ourselves in front of bullets intended for … Continue reading

Love Your Neighbor

  February 4   Lord, who may abide in Your tabernacle?… He who does not backbite… nor does he take up a reproach against his friend. Psalm 15:1, 3 [NKJV]   The Lord’s command that we love one another was not new with Jesus. For as long as the Lord has been revealing the pathway … Continue reading

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