Category: Love

Why Study the Bible? A Love Story with Jesus

Introduction Why study the Bible? Well, just as a husband romantically studies the wife whom he loves, and just as a painter studies intensely the painting he adores, so I study the Bible passionately because it is the very thing which I delight in.   Let me give you some personal reasons why I love more »

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Love Is a Choice

I am currently caught in what I like to call “The Wedding Phase” of any American girl’s life. It’s those few years right after college where the majority of your peers get married. When you are a single girl with no prospects, it feels like everyone caught the wedding bug but you. I am not more »

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Misguided Valentine

 We are in the midst of a month that focuses on love. Some people are eager to seek out love and some are ready to run from it. Some focus on having a valentine while others loathingly focus on the fact that they are single.    Unfortunately most of those I mentioned above are focusing more »

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As I Have Loved You – The Priority and Pattern of God’s Love

  That we are to love one another is clear in Scripture. But Jesus desires more than that: He wants us to love others in the same way that He loved us (John 13:34; 15:12, Luke 10:37, 1 John 4:11-12). Why?   Because God is Love, so true love must be God’s Love (1 John more »

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Love Is Time: Sacrificing for Others

Has this ever happened to you? You have really needed to go somewhere. But right before you are about to leave, a friend (we will call him Fred) drops by or gives you a call. Fred starts making conversation as you slowly inch toward the door. You can tell that he needs to talk about more »

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What Is Love?- Love Being About Me, Shopping, and the Skeptics

I just got married and I had a “reality-of-love” wake up call. The idea of love that I had birthed and nurtured in my mind for so many years had been torn apart and rebuilt the very first week of marriage! Please don’t get me wrong, it’s a wonderful tragedy because I discovered something…I am more »

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Friendship of David & Jonathan (pt. 2)

Last week I discussed the friendship between Jonathan and David. Theirs was a God-given bond. This week I want to discuss their relationship by asking a few questions to challenge, motivate, and inspire us in our friendships today. Do you have any friends like David or Jonathan? When you read 1 Samuel 18:1, do you more »

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Friendship of David & Jonathan (pt. 1)

  The relationship between David and Jonathan is a well-traveled subject. There are multiple passages throughout the story of David’s life in which these two men express their love and respect for each other. David, himself, took their relationship to new descriptive heights in his song of lament after his friend died in battle. He more »

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