Love And Trust Go Together

“We must always aim at those things that bring peace and that help strengthen one another” (Romans 14:19). Love is built on trust. When you really love people, you believe in them. You trust them. You build their confidence. You relieve their fears. And then your trust causes them to blossom. If you can’t learn…

They’ll Know Us By Our Love

“Everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another” (John 13:35). The distinguishing mark of a Christian is not a cross, a crucifix, a dove, or a fish on a bumper sticker. The sign of a Christian is love. How many people know you’re a Christian because of your loving lifestyle?…

Love Is A Choice

“If I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing” (1 Corinthians 13:2). Love is not a feeling. Love is a choice. Even when you don’t feel like it, you can choose to do it anyway. Once a young mother who felt overwhelmed and was battling depression. It…

Love Looks And Love Listens

“Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God” (Romans 15:7). What God does for you, he wants you to do for other people. God accepts you unconditionally. That doesn’t mean he approves of everything you do, but he accepts you, no matter what you’ve done. And God…

Lasting Love Extends Grace

“Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love” (Ephesians 4:2). No relationship will survive without grace. You’ve got to cut people some slack! You’ve got to let things go. The Bible says, “Love patiently accepts all things” (1 Corinthians 13:7). In the original…