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True love

1 Corinthians 13:4-8  Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not …

Love others

John 13:34-35 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also …

A labor of love

1 Thessalonians 1:3 remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our …

God is love

1 John 4:7-21   Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God …

Love one another

1 John 3:11-24   For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. We should …

The New Commandment

1 John 2:7-14  Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old …

Incorruptible love

Ephesians 6:23-24 Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace be with …

Serve everyone

Ephesians 6:9 Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is …

A father’s instruction

Ephesians 6:4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. What …

Honor your father and mother

Ephesians 6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.  “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment …

Love and respect

Ephesians 5:33 However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband. …

The two shall become one

Ephesians 5:31-32 “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one …

Love like a man

Ephesians 5:25-27 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,  that he might sanctify her, having …

Love never fails

1 Corinthians 13:8 Love never ends. There’s one thing in this world that will never end, can never be defeated by the forces …

Love always perseveres

1 Corinthians 13:7  [Love] endures all things Relationships are never a walk in the park every single day. No matter how much you …

Love always hopes

1 Corinthians 13:7 [Love] hopes all things Love is not just concerned with accepting things the way they are.  Love always hopes for …

Love always trusts

1 Corinthians 13:7 [Love] believes all things All relationships are built on trust.  If you don’t trust someone, how can you possibly hope …

Love rejoices with the truth

1 Corinthians 13:6  [Love] does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Are you like Jonah?  Do you find it hard …

Love does not delight in evil

1 Corinthians 13:6  [Love] does not rejoice at wrongdoing True love, let’s face it, is hard to live out. Never being rude, …

Love always protects

1 Corinthians 13:7  Love bears all things Different translations of this same verse often bring up images that aren’t necessarily related.  The …

Love keeps no record of wrong

1 Corinthians 13:5 …[Love] is not… resentful. Answer this one question: Does it ever do anyone any good to carry resentment?  If someone …

Love is not easily angered

1 Corinithians 13:5  [Love] is not irritable. Love is patient.  So why reiterate the same basic point by saying that love is not …

Love is not self-seeking

1 Corinthians 13:5   Love… does not insist on its own way. Many marriages end simply because the two spouses could never quite …

Love is not rude

1 Corinthians 13:4,5  Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. In regards to …

Love is not proud

1 Corinthians 13:4  Love is… not arrogant How many marriages could be saved if just one partner would apologize?  How many friendships …

Love does not boast

1 Corinthians 13:4  Love…does not…boast No one likes a braggart.  Excessive boasting is obnoxious and rude.  It belittles others and serves self. …

Love does not envy

1 Corinthians 13:4 Love…does not envy Are you happy when your loved ones succeed?  It seems like a silly question, but the reality …

Love is kind

1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is… kind There are some people who could just make you cringe with the way they treat those they claim …

Love is patient

1 Corinthians 13:4a Love is patient… When you think about words that describe love, patience may not be among the first to …

God’s love never ends

1 Corinthians 13:8, 13 Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, …

Grace turns lives upside down

1 Peter 4:8-10 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without …

Humility values others

Ephesians 4:32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. I know I’m not alone when …

What is love?

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant  or rude. It does not …

Love like God loves

Ephesians 5:1-2  Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, …

The body grows in love

Ephesians 4:15-16 Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into …

Can you even comprehend?

Ephesians 3:17-18 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to …

Because of His great love

Ephesians 2:4 But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, God loves you. You’ve heard …

Haiku Tuesday

Love is just a word that means more than we can say Love the one you love

Do good

True Christianity Romans 12:10  Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Have you ever been part of …

Love good

True Christianity Romans 12:9  Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. What are the marks …

Sola Gratia

Romans 3:23-24 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a …

Love

A disciple John 13:34-35  A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are …

Serve others

A disciple Galatians 6:10  So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are …