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The Greatest Of These Is Love

Sunday, November 03, 2013

No matter what you do for God and for others, it is of no value unless you are motivated by God's love. God is love and just as we will never completely understand the "ALL" of God, we will never understand the illuminating power of loving charity and the intricacies within.



Throughout His earthly ministry, Jesus showed His love for others by blessing and serving the poor, the sick, and the distressed.

Only when we finish our pilgrimage here on earth will we behold the power and glory of Love.  God desires to school us in our lives exercising and practicing His Charity in all sincereness.

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

“… For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,” ~ Father God (Isaiah 54:10)

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us ~ Romans 5:8

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Quotes on Love

God is Light. God is Love. That which professes to be light yet lacks love, is not of God; while that which calls itself love, but is not according to light is equally not of God ~ J. Charleton Steen

To love as Christ loves is to let our love be a practical thing and not a sentimental thing ~ Sir Charles Villiers Stanford

Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely. Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God's love encompasses us completely. ... He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Legalism says God will love us if we change. The gospel says God will change us because He loves us ~  Tullian Tchividjian

We obey God's Law, not to be loved but because we are loved in Christ ~ Jerry Bridges

Love is an act of endless forgiveness ~ Jean Vanier

Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved ~ Barbara Johnson

The Greatest Of These Is Love

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To love someone means to see him as God intended him ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The love of wealth makes bitter men; the love of God, better men ~ W.L. Hudson

Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing - 1 Corinthians 13

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