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The Power Of Love In God’s Word

The Power Of Love In God’s Word

The written word, the Logos, enjoins us to love each other. As far back as Leviticus 19:18, God said, “you shall love your neighbor as yourself”. Jesus also commanded His disciples to love one another, saying in John 15:12, “This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” Peter says, […]

The Power of God’s Love In Us E...

The Power of God’s Love In Us Expressed In His Word

2 Corinthians 13:11 says we should become complete (in Christ), experience (His) comfort, be like-minded with other believers, and live in peace, and concludes with the promise that “the God of love and peace will be with you.” It was in John 14:23 that Jesus made the statement that those who love Him and keep […]

God’s Love Revealed Through His...

God’s Love Revealed Through His Word

God’s love is declared to us in one of the most classic verses in the Bible, John 3:16, which says, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son…” Love is very costly; love sacrifices everything for its object. God’s love for us is a sacrificial love that caused Him to […]

The Power of God’s Word (Knowin...

The Power of God’s Word (Knowing Christ-Part 2)

In Philippians 3:8-10, “that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection…” is the heart cry of the Apostle Paul. In the context leading up to these verses, he speaks of his background in Judaism with its rituals and his knowledge of the law, but he now understood that this did not “cut […]

The Power Of God’s Word (Knowin...

The Power Of God’s Word (Knowing Christ-Part 1)

We read in Hebrews 4:12, “For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword …” and this tells us that the word of God is energetic, active, effective, and working. It is something that is said – the thought, topic, reasoning, motive, and expression – specifically the divine expression […]