“We love, (only) because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 (parentheses mine and added)

We’ve been talking about Love…God’s love for us and ours for Him as His Word tells us that all Love and relationships are to begin. We love only because He first loved us (1 John 4:19) and our love must begin with wholehearted, sold-out devotion and love of Him with all we are so we can truly love ourselves and others (Mark 12:29-31). His Truth and Love is the only way we can do… Read More

Wisdom from God’s Word – LOVE

“Father forgive them for they know not what they do.” Luke 23:34

We’ve been looking at the Wisdom of Love in Truth being the bridge that links us from knowing and loving God so we can move to knowing and loving ourselves and others (we’ll get that specifically in the next couple of weeks). Let’s continue to explore what real Love is according to God in Christ as the Author and Authority. We’ve looked at how Jesus felt relationally, mentally and emotionally, as well as… Read More

Wisdom from God’s Word – Pt 2

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Proverbs 9:10

As we continue to look at Love as the Bridge between God and us…both as we receive His Love and learn to love him, ourselves and others, we must pause to recognize why this is so… God is The Author and therefore the Authority over all things. As we continue to focus on Who He Is, in particular that He is Love, we must… Read More