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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Love is…Forgiving (4/5)

Love is…forgiving How quick are we to forgive our brother or our spouse? When we are on the receiving end of ‘forgiveness’ for something we have said or done do we remember the significance to ‘our well-being’ it was for us and our walk with God?  Remembering thus happening in our own lives is the […]

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Love is .. God’s Word (3/5)

Love Is – God’s Word In continue of our discussion about ‘love’, mainly the use of the Greek word “agapa” … Agape is ‘an intelligent, purposeful attitude of esteem and devotion’ – ‘a selfless, purposeful, outgoing attitude that desires to do good to the one loved.’  Jesus said at:  Matthew 22:37–40  –  37 – And he […]

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Love Is…Agapa (2/5)

Love is… “agapa”  Expanded….   1 John 2:9-10(ESV) 9Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness.  10Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him£ there is no cause for stumbling.  John uses strong words in what he thinks love is.  The Greek-speaking Jews chose to […]

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Love Is…-(1/5)

Love is… Many think that ‘love’ is a feeling.  When one says he ‘falls in love’ and finds his heart beating in an electrify state he thinks that is what ‘love’ means.  If that is what ‘love’ is, then what happens in a couple years when the flittering diminishes?  When they no longer have this […]

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