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Love in Action

By   •   April 21   •   Topics: ,

guys huddling and praying

There is no doubt that we need social reform. If success is ever to be realized, our generations must work together and listen to each other, which is one of the first requirements of cooperation. At this point, the Gospel of Jesus Christ is relevant as the great reconciler. The Apostle John, in his first epistle, declared, “To you, young men, I have written,” and, “To you, fathers, I have written.” This is to the young activists and to the old guard, “It is by this that we know what love is: that Christ laid down His life for us. And we in our turn are bound to lay down our lives for our brothers. But if a man has enough to live on, and yet when he sees his brother in need shuts up his heart against him, how can it be said that the divine love dwells in him? My children, love must not be a matter of words or talk; it must be genuine, and show itself in action. This is how we may know that we belong to the realm of truth” (1 John 3:16-19, NEB).

Prayer for the day

Father, when someone disagrees with my opinions, may my love not be determined by rhetoric, but by the all–encompassing love of Your Son, Jesus Christ.

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14 Comments

  1. Marjorie Sides says:

    Thank you for all you do for me and others, but more importantly for God’s ministry.

  2. irma medina tagaza says:

    May the genuine love of God be displayed in my life and may He transfom me in all aspects of my life in Jesus Name!!

  3. sherhungi says:

    Amen..

  4. Leland says:

    Amen, and Amen.

  5. Gerry says:

    We must always show a loving atitude towards our brothers and sisters in the Lord. We may not always agree… but we must always love.

  6. Joyce Paul says:

    Peace rules the day when CHRIST rules the Heart……. Faith grows best in the winter of Trail.
    the Glory of life is to LOVE and Serve. God Bless us.

  7. noel wee says:

    im so blessed this messages because the person i hate now i loved,

  8. Tammie Clark says:

    It’s so hard to love others these days but I pray God will strenghten my heart to love those around me

  9. Kevin Lee Rogers says:

    I spent some time with a person today who I love more now because of this devotional.