“The Right Stuff: Consumer Review, Test Drive, Test Pilot” A Foundation of Love in the Gospel.

“…God demonstrates his own love for us…” When we approach a major decision in our lives like buying a car, we usually take one of three approaches: ‘The Consumer Review’, ‘The Test Drive’ and ‘The Test Pilot’. The first approach is the consumer review approach…we look at what our family did (we are a Ford … Continue reading “The Right Stuff: Consumer Review, Test Drive, Test Pilot” A Foundation of Love in the Gospel.

The Greatest of These Is Love

“… prophecies, they will cease;…. tongues, they will be stilled…knowledge, it will pass…these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” Yesterday I wrote that because the church has become loveless, it is failing around us. I gave real examples of how this plays out in our churches, across denominational … Continue reading The Greatest of These Is Love

Love…It…Always Trusts

“Love…it…always trusts…” I have wrestled with this. Are we ‘commanded to trust’ as part of love? Or is trust a natural result of love? When someone is impatient, jealous, proud, dishonoring, self-seeking, angry, unforgiving, happy when things happen to me, untruthful and do not protect me can I trust them? I personally just don’t see … Continue reading Love…It…Always Trusts