Love in Action

By   •   April 21   •   Topics: ,

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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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  1. Evang Paul Unogwu King says:

    I want to Strongly suggest that more Biblical references should be given to readers within the studies. God bless you richly.

  2. Kim Baucom says:

    God still reigns

  3. Bill swegart says:

    Watched Billy graham when a kid touched me deeply every time
    gave my life to Christ at 37, went to bible college, Princeton seminary, two masters a two doctorates, pastored six churches, started a small seminary, wonderful wife, four children, we are still ministering in ch. we started in Salida Colorado many have given their hearts to Jesus over the years, I am so grateful to the Lord and to mr Grahm. I was a drug dealer and alcoholic in calif. for ten years, a violent man that broke all Ten Commandments many times. Praise God for my new life in Christ. Thank you for this ministry.

  4. Rosario Lewis says:

    Love is what that made us and it is love that saved. That is why God made man to love him but we cannot love God without loving man. Giving is one way of showing love but there is also praying and support and most of all if you love man you will want him to be saved. This Easter Sunday I sent greetings to some Hindu children and I wanted to share God’s word with them since long but not getting opportunity so I took this opportunity and in this greetings I shared the Word. Glory to God. Amen

  5. Gerry says:

    When you see an opportunity to help another person .Take a moment and pray for the Holy Spirit’s guidance as to the best way to proceed.

  6. Joyce Paul says:

    Holy Spirit, all divine, Dwell within this heart of mine; Cast down every idol throne, Reign Supreme n reign alone. “The Christian’s heart is The Spirit’s Home.” Praise Lord!

  7. Janet says:

    I agree

  8. King Johnson says:

    🙂 #HarmonyAndLife!) LoveAndLight!)

  9. Gerry says:

    Godly Love should always be followed up by Godly actions. Always be ready to help whenever possible. It is a win, win situation and God is pleased.