Category Archives: Love

The startling truth about God’s presence

I posted the first two chapters of Ephesians last time in order to give Paul’s detailed account of the good news that brings great joy. The reason this account is so important is because it not only tells us what … Continue reading

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Encountering the good news that brings great joy

We know that the word “gospel” means “Good news that brings great joy.” Paul concisely defines the gospel in 1 Cor.15:1-4, which is not only one of the oldest written texts in the New Testament, within a couple of decades of … Continue reading

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Just how far will Love go?

From our small town in Wisconsin to the beautiful city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia is 5,316 miles. Several years back, I went there with two of our leaders to minister in several rehab centers around that region. I’ll call these … Continue reading

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Love, beauty, art, and awe

On the first morning when my wife and I were in Hawaii for a wedding a few years back, we both woke up, wide awake, at 4:00 am in the morning. Our body clocks were seriously whacked. I got the … Continue reading

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Whom the Son sets free

Several years ago, I was invited to lead a Bible study in the house of a local drug dealer. One of the guys who lived there had recently given his life to the Lord after being miraculously healed (after watching … Continue reading

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Do you love yourself?

Do you have a healthy self-love? Because if you don’t, it will be very hard for you not to judge others and live on a life-sucking performance treadmill. Let me be clear. When I speak of self-love, I’m not talking about … Continue reading

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Open up let the light in

The word is…it’s time to shine. Beloved sought out one, all you need to know is… Open up, let the light in! “Arise, shine, for your light has come,     and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. 2 See, darkness covers the earth     and thick darkness is … Continue reading

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