The Most Excellent Way

“And now these three remain: faith hope and love.  But the greatest of these is love.”

– 1 Corinthians 13:13

Group night is here, each person has arrived, and the evening is now set.  A commencement time of fellowship, prayer, and worship has concluded, and now all attention has been given to you.  You connect your eyes with each person in the room, and take a deep breath.  As you exhale, your mind searches for the right words to begin the nights discussion and teaching.  As those words alighten your tongue, you proceed in influencing those who have entrusted themselves to you. Continue reading “The Most Excellent Way”

Following God’s Example: Love

 “Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. “

– Ephesians 5:1 & 2 

In last weeks article we leaned upon the amazing imagery painted in Psalm 18 of our loving Fathers response to the pleas and cries of help that reach His ears from His beloved children. The point was that as we allow God, through our calling out to Him in spiritual pursuit and through the living out of a healthy Godly lifestyle, God will defend His sons and daughters. He will bring victory into the areas of our lives that have been invaded by the enemies influence. Continue reading “Following God’s Example: Love”