Category Archives: Love

Same Message, Different Voices

When I contemplate and consider the many different religions and faiths and spiritual expressions and denominations that exist, often I wonder if there isn’t at least one core fundamental thread of thought or one principle that exists that would transcend … Continue reading

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Mathew 5:11 “Blessed are you when people revile and persecute you….”

Mathew 5:11 (NRSV) “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” Reflection: People who would persecute and discriminate against you and use the Bible as their … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 15:58

1 Corinthians 15:58 : “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” (NIV) … Continue reading

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Longing, Brokenness, Response, and Hope

We are longing for social justice and equal status among our fellow men and women. We are longing for respect as human beings. We are longing for equal place in society. We are longing for safe spaces without fear or … Continue reading

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God Shows Love in a Variety of Ways

  “And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him.” — 1 John 4:16 NKV   Reflection: Imagine how many … Continue reading

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God Loves in a Variety of Ways

It should be obvious that an infinite God who creates all things known and still unknown to us would love His creations and desire His creations. It should be obvious that our infinite God speaks to us in any way that … Continue reading

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Romans 13:8

Romans 13:8  “Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.” Reflection: I am sure I have visited this passage before in this blog ministry but perhaps in light of the … Continue reading

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