Faith, Hope, Love

Faith, Hope, Love

Faith may waiver, hope may hang its head, and love may wax cold, but they can never be lost.  They are given at the new birth and they hold our hand through death. (more…)

We live in an ever-changing world.  Fads, philosophies, and people come and go but these three graces remain. They are the essence of the Christian life.  Learn how they can improve your life today.

1 Corinthians 13:13

And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

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The Apostle Paul, moved by the Holy Ghost, wrote a scathing letter to the Corinthian church.  Not only were they excusing appalling sin, but also they were fighting over the spiritual gifts. To cut through the confusion, God draws their attention to the significance of faith, hope, and love.

Faith, hope, and love are exalted as the trinity of Christian graces that rise above all others.  They abide when all else fails. 

Faith may waiver, hope may hang its head, and love may wax cold, but they can never be lost.  They are given at the new birth and they hold our hand through death. (more…)

25 Bible Verses About Love For God

25 Bible Verses About Love For God

We know that God loves us, but what does the Bible say about loving Him? Find out in these powerful Bible verses describing how we should love God.

Love is the cornerstone of Christianity. It is the bedrock upon which all other Christian doctrines stand.

Bible love is different than natural human love. True love is not a free-for-all with no limits or boundaries. True love is not a feeling that comes and goes beyond our control. Bible love is true love.

God’s love is the greatest love.

We can love like God once we know Him through salvation. Learn about God’s special agape love here.

God loves us. We should love Him. We should love one another.

Have you accepted God’s love for you through faith in His Son?

If you are saved, do you love God? Do you love Him as much as you should?

Loving God is more than a fuzzy feeling and kind words. It is a commitment to keep His commandments and it comes with amazing benefits.

Consider these verses. How can you love God more?

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5 Proofs of True Love

5 Proofs of True Love

Love is a powerful concept. Everyone wants to be loved. I mean truly loved. Don’t settle for a counterfeit. This article will show you the five elements of true love so you can give it to others and experience it for yourself.

Everyone wants to be loved, but love is one of the most misunderstood concepts in the world.

Do you know what real love is? Most people don’t. As a result, they give their hearts to the wrong person or end up hurt deeply as relationships fail.

What does true love look like?

Here are a few things that love is not:

  • Love is not selfishness.
  • Love is not sex.
  • Love is not lust.
  • Love is not like.

There are four basic kinds of love found in the Bible. They are identified by these four Greek Words.

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10 Rules For Respect in Relationships

10 Rules For Respect in Relationships

In a world where people have forgotten how to treat one another, this list will save you a lot of grief.  Check it out.

 

Matthew 18:15-17  “Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.  [16]  But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.  [17]  And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.”

Matthew 5:23-24  “Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee;  [24]  Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.”

We live in a day where accusation and innuendo have tremendous power.  No longer are you innocent until proven guilty.  It seems that most people today believe you are guilty until proven innocent.  That sentiment plays strongly into satan’s role as the “accuser of the brethren.”

Furthermore, good people can get upset with one another over misunderstandings that are not handled (more…)

Sin Withholds Good Things – 30 Days to Victory

Sin Withholds Good Things – 30 Days to Victory

Sin costs more than you think.  Only eternity will reveal its actual price.

 

Jeremiah 5:25  “Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden good things from you.”

Sin always causes pain, sorrow, and destruction.  Those consequences are easy to see.  However, there is another price to sin that is more difficult to measure.  

This verse tells us that sin withholds good. There are good things that God has in store for you.  He plans to give them to you.  God’s gifts include (more…)