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.

Read 5 Pieces of Marriage Advice from Billy and Ruth Graham.

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. francis nweke says:

    wow i love this…..

  2. Lori Ann says:

    No better checklist!

  3. Harriet B. Muwanga says:

    May God bless you as spread the gospel in furtherance of the kingdom of God.

  4. doris s. cruz says:

    Loving God Loving people

  5. Gerry says:

    What better example can there be of true love than the love that God demonstrated at Calvary. He offered his Holy Son , the Spotless Lamb of God as an atonement for sin of all who would accept and believe in him.

  6. Dennos Joseph kaye says:

    Awesome reflection. Thank you It’s inspiring and very well expressed, for much .

  7. jane miller says:

    my husband asked for a divorce and asked me to move out so I did. Is there still a chance my marriage still can be saved

  8. hanaa says:

    may God helps me to emperfect my love to his Almighty and to other people

  9. Melissa Pratet says:

    So true.

  10. Fred kalinimi Mpagi says:

    Loved this!!