Bible Summary. There is a vast difference between love and lust. Lust only cares for itself. It is focused totally on the object of its desire in order to fulfill it’s own selfish desires. On the other hand, love is completely unselfish. Love has compassion for the object of its affection. Love does not expect … Continue reading What Is The Difference Between Love and Lust?
The illustration on forgiveness and loving your neighbor, The Lawsuit Over the Fence provides us an example of forgiveness and loving your neighbor. In the story, one neighbor threaten a lawsuit with another neighbor because of the placement of a fence over a land boundary. Eventually, the other neighbor sells the land. The neighbor then … Continue reading Illustration of Forgiveness and Loving Your Neighbor: The Lawsuit
Bible Summary. Love is patience. Love is kind. Love is not selfish, envious, nor prideful. The love that God desires for us to possess is a special type of love called “agape” love. Agape love is defined as unmerited favor. There are many Christian virtues, but love is the greatest. See below for Biblical advise … Continue reading What the Bible Says Love Is
Galatians 5:22-23. The fruit of the Spirit consist of nine characteristics. These nine characteristics are evidence that the Holy Spirit is working in a person, and that through Jesus, God has made that person righteous. Galatians 5:22-23 says, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against … Continue reading The Nine-fold Fruit of the Spirit
Bible Summary. If you are feeling unloved, it is because you do not love yourself. The Bible tells us that we “… are fearfully and wonderfully made …”. When you are feeling unloved, the real problem is your relationship with God. You must choose God over any situation or relationship. If you are feeling unloved … Continue reading Answers to Feeling Unloved
Summary. It is only through good works that Christians can have right relationships with people. This includes fellow Christians as well as unbelievers. By doing good works you stir up others to good. As Christians we are charged to go and deliver the good news to the world. One of the best way to represent … Continue reading Christian Relationships Are Defined By Good Works
Bible Summary. God is love. Love is God. The Greek word, agape, defines love as unconditional favor and devotion to the well being of someone. God has shown us real love by his grace and the giving of His Son that all of mankind may have eternal life. Love is never inpatient, mean, envies, prideful, … Continue reading What is Love?
Bible Summary. God’s character embodies the definition of compassion. God desires to free others from their suffering. He has compassion for people that are lost. He has compassion for people that repent and have a true desire to turn away from their sin. God has compassion for people that have faith in Him. God’s compassion … Continue reading Bible Definition of Compassion