Articles Tagged 'Loving'

Love Language with Jesus?

Love Language with Jesus?

The best way I know to start trying this love language shift is to use it with Jesus.

Phil Ware reminds us how important it is to use love language with those who are precious to us and we can begin by doing this with Jesus.

Something Greater to Come

Something Greater to Come

Waiting for the Lord to come and realizing that his coming is clothed in love.

Phillip Morrison reminds us that waiting and Christmas and Advent involve waiting and the wait is worth the effort when the desire of our hearts comes and fills us with his love.

Love: The Deep and The Quiet

Love: The Deep and The Quiet

Love means so much more than a warm fuzzy feeling; it means we act differently.

Ann Voskamp's article on love and the river is merged with Delirious? and Martyn Smith's song Find Me in the River.

Reason to Smile

Reason to Smile

What such a dour and serious face?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that being dour doesn't help any of us make disciples or friends.

Closing Time

Closing Time

Sooner or later you have to say good bye, but what does good bye really mean?

Phil Ware finishes the third in a series of posts that focus on the 2014 July mission trip to Lima, Peru and Sagrada Familia children's home and he focuses on the last day of saying good bye and welcoming new children into the family of God.

No More Miss Nice Girl!

No More Miss Nice Girl!

So what's so bad about being

Lisa Mikitarian talks about being younger, being enamored with a biker while in the military, and how being too nice plagued her until she learned the importance of kindness.

Good Samaritan Not Appreciated

Good Samaritan Not Appreciated

Why would anyone not be thankful for getting back $1200?

Rubel Shelly tells the story of a man finding $1200 and not being thanked when he returned it and he talks about the principle of being a good Samaritan.

Kindness Can Change Things

Kindness Can Change Things

Winning the hearts of our enemies?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that gentleness is much in need in every area of life.

What Are We Known For?

What Are We Known For?

So how's your reputation as a Christian?

Ron Rose reminds us that we can be someone who argues or someone who is known for loving others.

Mother's Day in Retrospect

Mother's Day in Retrospect

Now just how good a Mother's Day gift is a rubber tree plant?

Russ Lawson talks about what husbands and sons should do for the mothers and wives for Mother's Day.

Drawing Nearer

Drawing Nearer

Can we really know God?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages on knowing God and being drawn into a relationship with Him.

The Lord Is Gracious

The Lord Is Gracious

How loving and rich and gracious is our God?

Tom Norvell uses Psalm 145 to remind us how loving, compassionate, and gracious the LORD is to us, rich toward us in compassion, love, and grace in every day of life.

The Center of God's Will

The Center of God's Will

Is this really a safe place?

Tom Norvell reminds us that the safest place is in the center of God's will and that means loving God and loving people.

Willing to Be Weirdos

Willing to Be Weirdos

Are you willing to pitch a tent with the weirdos outside the camp?

God calls us to be weird, different, to be like Christ who died outside the camp to help those caught inside to find his glory and grace.

Happiness?

Happiness?

Can we really find true happiness here?

We are killing ourselves trying to find happiness in things and miss it because it is not found there.

The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

Why should I excited about fearing the Lord?

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and worship, but it is not a terror of the Lord, but an enraptured love-filled walk with a holy God.

Ministering to Our Friends

Ministering to Our Friends

How do we make life among our friends more enjoyable?

Friends can help friends if they love them and minister to them.

Listen to Your Teacher

Listen to Your Teacher

Have you been listening lately?

We need to listen to our Teacher: Jesus is the one we must look to for our answers in how to help and bless others.

When Love Takes You In

When Love Takes You In

When's the last time you welcomed someone in?

We have been brought into the circle of God's grace and we must graciously bring others in as well.

Hate Football?

Hate Football?

Why would this little girl hate what her father loved?

Our children need us and our attention if they are going to be all that God wants them to be!

Loving God

Loving God

Can you truly say

God longs for us to love him and how could we not love, both in our church worship (singing, praying, reading Scripture) and in our life of worship (obedience).

That Long Awaited Snowfall

That Long Awaited Snowfall

What makes you afraid?

God is always there to see us through.