Tag Archives: love

No more “Love the sinner; hate the sin”

When you love someone you embrace the whole person. This whole “Love the sinner; hate the sin” thing should be buried for good — not because it’s wrong, but because it’s impossible. If you’re going to love me and hate … Continue reading

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Ten into one

“Love the Lord your God…”  Deuteronomy 6:1, 6:5, 7:9, 7:12, 10:12, 11:1, 11:13, 11:22, 13:3, 19:9, 23:5, 30:6, 30:16, 30:20 Fourteen times in the book of Deuteronomy we are commanded to love God. It must be important.

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My Valentine

For purpose of themes for the Catch, I’m going to stretch Valentine’s Day into one more day. I’m sure you can still find some hearts around the house, or in some of the local businesses you will visit today. Aside … Continue reading

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Relationships ‘R’ Everything

Relationships are important because love is important. Love is God’s idea, and the main ingredient for a healthy relationship. God is love, but He wanted someone to love so He made us, and He made us in His image so … Continue reading

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The key to love and fear

You hold the key to love and fear All in your trembling hand Just one key unlocks them both It’s there at you command        – from the song, “Get Together” by the Youngbloods For God has not … Continue reading

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Love in action

It was a bizarre idea. A wildly impulsive good deed. Something that doesn’t happen except for maybe once or twice in a lifetime. But in smaller ways, it could be emulated in a hundred different ways as long as it … Continue reading

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Starving for love

One of Chandler’s favorite TV programs growing up was “Mythbusters” on Discovery Channel where two former stunt men put to test certain myths, legends and television and movie special effects to see if they hold up in real life. We … Continue reading

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The preeminence of love and understanding

Love understands. Part of loving someone is to attempt to understand them. If someone who is opposed to Christianity for whatever reason determines that you are seeking to understand them for no other reason than to know them better, they … Continue reading

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