Learning to love

Matthew 5:43-48(VOICE) 43 You have been taught to love your neighbor and hate your enemy. 44 But I tell you this: love your enemies. Pray for those who torment you and persecute you— 45 in so doing, you become children of your Father in heaven. He, after all, loves each of us—good and evil, kind and cruel. He causes the sun to […]

We are called to selfless love

Ephesians 5:2 NLT “Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ.  He loved us and offered Himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.” Love grows in an environment of sacrifice and more importantly, God’s love grows in me as I choose to follow Jesus sacrificial example.  Last week, […]

Who do you reflect?

Who do you reflect?

As daughters of God we are called to imitate our Father in everything we do.  We are to be His reflection to the world around us, emanating His love everywhere we go. Unfortunately, the hurts and wounds of life can become barriers within our heart that prevent the love of God from flowing through us. […]

What does it take to love like Jesus?

What does it take to love like Jesus?

“This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you.”  John 15:12   Jesus poured His whole life into His disciples.  He did not allow distractions to affect the quality of His relationships with each individual. He was extremely focused on the task at hand which was to teach them […]

Do we remember God’s love?

Do we remember God’s love?

One of my favourite stories is ‘A Christmas Carol’ written by Charles Dickens. In the story, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future to remind him of choices he made throughout his life and the full effect of them as he neared death. Scrooge is so impacted through remembering […]

Love never stops

Love never stops

It can be easy to forget that our faith journeys were not built to be a road to a final destination but rather a road that quite simply draws us closer to Christ and draws others into the Kingdom. We often see encouragement in the Bible like Philippians 1:9 that says, “I pray that your […]