The word valentine speaks to us of love. And to love is to be the most like God we can be. Let me repeat that: to love is to be the most like God we can be. For God is love. The disciple who most sensed the love of God wrote to early Christians and to us, “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love” (1 John 4:8) and “Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God” (4:7).
8 Bible Verses for Depression to Shine Light Into Darkness
Verse #1: God Will Never Leave You It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed (Deuteronomy 31:8).
The angels’ message on that first Christmas concluded with, “…and on earth peace to men on whom His favor rests.”
That hopeful greeting, “Peace on Earth,” is often etched on Christmas cards and sung about in carols. But frankly, it doesn’t seem to be working.
There’s so much turmoil around us. The entire world is living nervously under the threat of nuclear war.
The United States is sharply divided by politics.
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Written on November 4, 2018 by Bob Russell
My wife is writing a book about hospitality. I think she’s qualified. Over the past fifty years, Judy has entertained over 1000 preachers and missionaries. And, I have on several occasions, without advance warning, brought homeless and hurting people to our house and we’ve kept them in our home overnight. She wasn’t thrilled about that, but she quickly made provision. Big, planned parties and small impromptu get-togethers have occurred often in our home. The Bible instructs us to, “Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” My wife has obeyed that command often over the years.
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