Tag Archives: Love

Loving Practices

As we have been studying through 1 Corinthians 13 together, our prayer has been: “May the Lord make us increase and abound in love for one another and for all” (1 Thess. 3:12). I want to offer some suggested practices … Continue reading

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“Holy-Love”

This past Sunday we looked at 1 Corinthians 13:6. As I said then, this verse keeps us from reading our cultural propensity for mushy-sentimentalism into this great “Love Chapter.” Love rejoices in the truth. Love and truth cannot be separated. … Continue reading

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“Supernatural Love”

In The Compelling Community, Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop wrote: A cold heart that does not love suggests one of two things. Either it has never been forgiven, or it does not appreciate the depth of its forgiveness. In fact, … Continue reading

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Love One Another

We are currently in the middle of our sermon series, Love One Another. Jesus said that the world would know that we are His disciples by our love for one another (John 13:34-35). We are studying “the love chapter” (1 … Continue reading

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Love is Patient

“Love is patient and kind;” -1 Cor. 13:4a Pastor Jess preached an excellent sermon on the patience and kindness of love this past Sunday. He rightly pointed us to Christ who displayed these characteristics of love in His life and … Continue reading

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Pray for Community

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” –John 13:35 As we have been studying through Ephesians we have seen that love within the church is an important theme. First, … Continue reading

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Because I Love You…

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes … Continue reading

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Here is Love

On a day when our culture talks a lot about love, it is good to be reminded of what love is and to be pointed to the creator and sustainer of love. I find this old Hymn to do just … Continue reading

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God’s Love and Sovereignty

I had the privilege of teaching for another local church this week. New Branch Community Church is hosting a weekly summer discipleship program for their Students. Kevin Sanders, who is the Associate Pastor there, was gracious enough to invite me … Continue reading

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What Does Love Look Like?

In our previous two posts we explored both the foundation of God’s love and how His love in the Gospel frees us to love Him and others. We saw that in His love for us, God was committed to us and … Continue reading

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