Bankrupt Without Love

It’s easy for me to replace Jesus for love, but not so easy to replace me, because in practice I am often not patient, I sometimes envy, and I have been known to keep a record of wrongs, and on and on it goes.

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Things Worth Knowing

Ecclesiastes presents itself in our Bibles between Proverbs and Song of Solomon, right in the Wisdom literature neighborhood, set near the Psalms. Its language arrests us because it is so stark. Vanity, all is vanity; so goes the writer’s initial conclusions. This is the “way” of life, to live in...

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First Words of Love

God’s first words of love to man come to us in a most unusual setting. I find it in Genesis 3 – the Fall chapter. Herein, we read the account of Adam and Eve’s disobedience in eating from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. The serpent twisted...

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The Body of Christ: Fashioned for Love

The Corinthian church was a church of activity, an assembly blessed with gifted people. However, as gifted as it was, this congregation still had its problems, as we can see in the pages of the letters Paul wrote to these Christians. In the words about this collection of believers at...

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