'love' tagged posts

Chosen to Bear Fruit

This past weekend, I had the privilege of participating and sharing at my son’s ordination service. Although the sermon was directed for him and his family, the message is for all Christians. I have modified it and generalized it to make it applicable for us all. Jesus tells us in John 15:16: “You did not…

Jesus, My Best Friend

This past weekend, I attended the funeral of a young man who lost his life in a hiking accident in the Rocky Mountains. As sad as the funeral was, it was touching to hear the tributes that were shared. His girlfriend, his sister, his dad and a few of his friends shared stories and shed…

Perfected Love

I have been preaching out of Galatians for the last few months. Sharing out of chapter 5, we discovered that living a life of love fulfils the law. I started to think about love and I was drawn to 1 John. Here, John calls us to love God and one another in what he calls…

Living a Life of Love

Love is more than affection and kind feelings. That was the emphasis of a song that came out many years ago by Don Francisco titled, “Love is not a Feeling.” The song speaks of love being a verb, something that was acted out towards others. His example? Jesus Christ! Love is the heart of life…

Respect One Another

When I walk into Starbucks, inevitably somebody is walking out. Out of courtesy and habit, I hold the door open allowing the other person to exit the store. While I sit in the store having my morning coffee, I often observe how people interact when entering and exiting the building. Some are courteous and gracious,…