Posts tagged ‘love’

Love and Emotion

Love, heavenly love, the love which Jesus commands us to love, is not an emotion. Read more…

When the Cross Happens

The cross is not a metaphor; it is the avenue which God chose, and Jesus accepted, to take us into the tenaciously loving embrace of the hands of our Creator. Read more…

Seriously, Love

If you expect your preacher to present an inspiring sermon then you don’t love her. If the preacher expects the assembled people to pay attention then the preacher does not love them. Read more…

Discipline Leading to Wisdom

If I begin my thinking and actions with love, heavenly love, not emotional love, then what I end up doing may end up honourable. Read more…

Jesus Loves Me This I Know

If I wrote a paper on the marriage relationship it could take many months, at least. Research would have to pass scrutiny for soundness. All the research which passed this screening process would have to be read and analysed. This analysis would require collation and integration. When completed it would contain the best evidence available from the fields of psychology, sociology, anthropology, history, biology, and, for me, Biblical scholarship on the topic. Read more…

Without Love

“Without love I am nothing” (1 Corinthians 13:2) Read more…

Love Is and Isn’t

Most North Americans have heard at least part of 1 Corinthians 13 more than once. As I was listening to the local Christian radio station today it struck me how we have romanticized it. Read more…