Tag Archives: Advent

The Same Love – Philippians 2:2

Philippians 2:2 – Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. No matter where we travel or how far we roam from home, Christ’s church is present.  How so? God has a people in every nation and kindred and tongue. Borders do not limit […]

If You Love Me – John 14:15

John 14:15 – If ye love me, keep my commandments. While we often associate love with feelings and relationships, this is not enough.  If our love is only as deep as our emotions, then tomorrow it may die. Such love is not worthy of Christ.  He gave His precious life for us. It is the […]

Herein Is Love – 1 John 4:10

1 John 4:10 – Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Do you love God?  I hope so. This is the greatest commandment of all.  However, our efforts to love God do not define or set the standard […]

What Manner of Love – 1 John 3:1

1 John 3:1 – Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. When John Newton penned the words to “Amazing Grace,” he wrote from experience.  Newton knew how wretched we are before […]

He First Loved Us – 1 John 4:19

1 John 4:19 – We love him, because he first loved us. While God’s nature is certainly beyond our full understanding, there are some aspects that we can grasp, because we are made in His image.  Having a mind and body as well as a spirit, we can relate to the Lord God for He […]

Joy in the Holy Ghost – Romans 14:17

Romans 14:17 – For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. The greatest blessing we can experience in this age is the Kingdom of God within our hearts.  While some people only think of the heaven hereafter or even nirvana, the child of God […]

Full of Joy – John 15:11

John 15:11 – These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. If you take a minute and consider, the ministry of Jesus Christ as Savior was manifold. He saved disciples from eternal damnation by giving His life for them, but He also […]