Christian love is the pursuit of your happiness alongside of my own, and even as a means to my own.
We are prone to think too highly of ourselves and too little of others, but genuine love will magnify others at the expense of self.
Love takes pleasure in, and pursues the good of others. Envy cannot do that.
Kindness is what love does because it delights in the happiness of others.
Patience is the quality in
Christian love that is able to hold up under the weight of others’ offenses.
Love is the one indispensable characteristic in a Christian. Without love, our words, abilities, and deeds have no value in the eyes of God.
We have been joined to Jesus Christ and will grow to be like Him as we learn to ABIDE.
Even on the night before His own death, Jesus is eager to comfort those with troubled hearts. He still is.
The resurrection of Lazarus is a preview and illustration of the work of God in Jesus, and toward us.
Everything that comes into the life of the sheep comes through the love of their Shepherd.