Transforming marriages, families and Churches

Wisdomforlife

Here’s an urgently needed word for our marriages, families and Churches:

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”

What does this love look like in our relationships?  

Love…

  • is patient
  • is kind
  • does not envy
  • does not boast
  • is not proud
  • is not rude
  • is not self seeking (demanding its own way)
  • is not easily angered (irritable) 
  • it keeps no record of wrongs
  • is never glad about evil
  • rejoices in truth
  • always protects
  • always trusts
  • always hopes
  • always perseveres (1 Corinthians 13:4-8a)

“Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance” (NLT). “There is nothing love cannot face” (NEB).

  • Love is tenacious and faithful.
  • Love is brave and noble.
  • The greatest is love.

Love in action

“Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.” (Romans 12:10…

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