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Who Loves Most? ( or least?)

There is a vignette in the Gospel which illustrates a very critical point about Loving God. It answers the question why some come to love God and others do not seem to have capacity to love him. And one of … Continue reading

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The Heart of God … ( Love pt 9)

The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever. He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. … Continue reading

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A very Modern Presumption… Love pt 8

The misguided way our generation has been taught in church about the Love of God, is best typified by by a famous anecdote about the death of a very prominent poet and Atheist, Heinrich Heine in 1856. When He was … Continue reading

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Jesus Warning on Presuming God’s Love… Love pt 8

And when one of them that sat at meat with him heard these things, he said unto him, Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God. ( Luke 14:15) The Parable of the Great Feast in … Continue reading

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The Love Of God in Context…Love pt 7

God is Love (I John 4:8) And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no … Continue reading

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God Once Loved the World…Love pt 6

 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. ( John 3:16) Why is it that Jesus, in John 3:16, doesn’t say that “God … Continue reading

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Love Sums up The Law…

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, … Continue reading

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The Danger of Self Love… Loving God pt 4

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of … Continue reading

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We are Shaped By What We Love… Love God Pt 3

He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.Judas saith unto him, not … Continue reading

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Loving God Can only Be a Response… Love God pt 2

We love him, because he first loved us. ( I John 4:19) The World is heading into a dark night. Daniel chapter 8:23 puts it well, we have arrived at , “… the latter time …when the transgressors are come … Continue reading

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