Tag «love»

Doing Without

Samuel B. Pierce was a good man and a devoted follower of Jesus. I’d like to share a brief story from his life that should give us pause to think. The story is told that one year, when Sam’s oldest daughter was about to start a new school year, Sam bought his daughter a new …

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Why Christianity Is So Offensive

  The real reason so many people find Christianity offensive, and why they want nothing to do with it may not be what you think. I’m convinced the one thing so many people find offensive about Christianity is “LOVE.”  Yes, “love.” You see, it’s because of love that Christians must be willing to forgive (Matthew …

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Love What He Loved

Yesterday marked the anniversary date of my mom and dad’s wedding day. They enjoyed 59 years of marriage before my dad passed away in 2013. Following his death, I saw some papers that belonged to my dad from his high school days. One of the things that caught my attention was that my dad said …

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Everyone Knows John 3:16…Or do they?

Everyone knows John 3:16, right? Christians and unbelievers alike have seen this verse advertised at nearly every sporting event for the past thirty years.  It speaks of God’s love for man.  “For God so loved the world…” While it is true that this verse tells us of the depth of God’s love (after all, he …

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Declarations of Love

Today, as I was exiting the High School parking lot after dropping off my son, I saw the sign to the left.  This sign was strategically located so that everyone leaving the High School parking lot would be looking directly at it.  It would be impossible to miss it. Well, I just had to take …

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