When you doing something wrong, what do you imagine about God (if you do at all)? Do you think God is mad? Wrathful? Disappointed? Hosea, a prophet we don’t usually look to around Christmas, gives us a glimpse of what God “feels.” (His context was the 8th century BC, so a little different time, but…) When God’s people […]Read more "The Greatest Gift 3: Love"
What do you get when you add 2+2+2+2+2+2? This is an easy enough question, right? In the same way, what do you get when you add up the concepts of 1 Corinthians 13? In other words what do you get if you add love is patient+love is kind+love is not envious, boastful, arrogant or rude+love is […]Read more "Love Is Jesus"
The Apostle Paul, who was a critical figure in birthing the Jesus movement, said, “Love is kind.” You might think in saying that Paul was just looking for a bunch of endearing words to describe love. But Paul also mentioned that a fruit of the Spirit–the Holy Spirit that dwells in a disciple–is kindness. So, what […]Read more "Love Is Kind"