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.

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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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  1. joy says:

    John 3:26-17 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life for God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world but that the world thru him might be saved.” Praise the Lord Jesus.Amen.”

  2. Happiness Phillip says:

    God is LOVE

  3. Kevin Morrow says:


  4. Cindy Meyer says:

    A great thought for me today, I am needing this about love at the moment. It is good to be reminded of what is important in our busy daily lives! Amen.

  5. James says:

    Thank You so much…..a wonderful way to start the day.

  6. Gerry says:

    For true love to last it must be God Centered and evenly yoked. Both must be Children of God. If not it will not endure the inevitable hills and valleys that lie ahead. Choose carefully who you give your heart to.

  7. Ebenezer says:

    Love truely is the greatest of all the commandments of God. No wonder God Himself is Love!

  8. Sue says:

    As the yrs. have gone by I’ve seen many broken homes. We need to focus on Jesus and how He died on the cross for all of our sins. This is true love.

    1. michael says:

      I am so weary about hearing about divorces. Aren’t you? It’s as if divorce has become the national pastime.

  9. njiangong says:

    That love is too amazing and unfathomable.thank God for that love.my greatest love is directed more towards myself in form of pride, selfishness and so on .his is wonderful- so selfless.