What About Love?

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What about love? How can you be certain you’re in love? I suggest these simple measures that you can apply to yourself. Is your love patient? Is it considerate? Can it wait until marriage for physical fulfillment? Experience says that true love’s patience is inexhaustible. True love does not assert itself, claim rights, or demand privileges. It always thinks first of the other person. The biblical phrase is it “is not self-seeking.” True love never thinks evil of the beloved. It is never suspicious, but always supportive and inspiring. True love bears all things. Nothing weakens or undermines it. It is a rock, an anchor, a foundation for all the years to come.

These simple tests are a mirror that millions have used. Physiologists, psychiatrists, and marriage counselors attest their validity. They were first recommended almost two thousand years ago by a man named Paul, in 1 Corinthians, chapter 13. That chapter provides the finest definition of love the world has received.

Prayer for the day

Your limitless love causes me to see the narrowness of mine, Lord Jesus. Fill me with Your loving Spirit.

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49 Comments

  1. Chunk Lee says:

    Love. If only all those who’ve claimed it knew – that Love is not feeling… It’s character. Love is not an emotion. It’s a decision. Love is not a fuzzy feeling. It’s the place where fuzzy feelings come from, good or bad. Love is an organ, that few choose to use. Everyone has love. But not everyone has Heart. Everyone has love. But not everyone has honor. Everyone is eternal. But not everyone is immortal. Everyone has Christ, for now. But not everyone has Him forever.

  2. Hank Michael Bagliazo says:

    Amen
    Thank you,
    Sincerely Love ,
    Hank B.

  3. Keith Miller says:

    God`s love message is forever. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Robin Perkins says:

    i would like to receive daily devotion

  5. Bob Padgett says:

    Please continue to send ministry updates.

  6. Bob Padgett says:

    I’ve been following Franklin Graham’s posting throughout the Presidential campaign and they have been informative and encouraging! God Bless the whole Graham Family…those still with us and those who have gone ahead of us!

  7. Pam tanksley says:

    Oh Also I would Like Daily Devotions Thank you!! And Merry Christmas Jesus Is The Reason For The Season!!!