Covenant Love

Covenant Love What makes a document legally binding?  A signature and notary make an agreement easier to verify, but this was not always the requirement. Blood was the original requirement of a Covenant.  Sounds pretty gruesome until you realize that blood is shed every time we sit down to eat meat. From Marriage Covenants to... Continue Reading →

Love is Impartial

     Love is Greater than Stereotypes What images come to mind when you hear the word Muslim?  Is it an image that produces Love or fear? Do you know what images come to mind when a Muslim hears the word Christian? Here are just a few that were surprising to me: The symbol of the... Continue Reading →

Love Opens the Gate

"For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few."  Matthew 7:14 Today I finally took a closer look at this ancient Hebrew, metaphorical, gate.  How can I be so sure this is another physical symbolism representing a spiritual Truth?  Because it has been written;... Continue Reading →

Love Shows

Love Can Be Seen by What We Do Loving one another obediently, including our enemy, shows that our Unseen Creator lives in us. "No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us." 1 John 4:12 Whatever we do for others... Continue Reading →

Love Passes Over Offense

"Love does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs." 1 Corinthians 13:5. This is my greatest challenge when it comes to obeying God's law of Love.  Even though I know better I read this verse and think, yeah but...is it just me or is there... Continue Reading →

Love in Mafraq

Love in Mafraq How is going all the way to Mafraq going to help the Syrian refugees? Wouldn't it be more helpful just to send the money that it would cost to travel there? That was the reasoning I voiced as my husband expressed his interest in going to Mafraq.  Months before I began to... Continue Reading →

Love is Not Ethnocentric

God is Greater than religion because God is One, God is Love and Love is undivided. Love is greater than our cultural views and the comfort of our traditions.  Anyone searching for His Kingdom will find that it is Greater than any of our ethnocentric divisions. Reevaluating Misconceptions I could not believe it myself, there... Continue Reading →

Love is a Spiritual Discipline

Love is a Spiritual Discipline “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.”— Aristotle …abstain from the desires of the flesh that are fighting against your inner beings,  1 Peter 2:11 …exercise self-restraint to help you pray,  1 Peter 4:7 Where people... Continue Reading →

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