What is love? Before you answer too quickly, realize that while Scripture does not support the idea that love is just a feeling, Scripture also may not support the idea that love consists of loving actions (with or without the feeling). So let me know! What is Love?
If you have ever been afraid of God, or have thought that God is out to get you, to punish you for some sin, if you think that the bad things which happen to you in life are because God hates you or is making you pay for something you did, this study of Genesis 3:8-10 is for you.
Some believe that we can either study theology OR love people. But real theology leads us to love. Those who say that it is theology OR love have never really studied theology and so do not know real love.
This discussion of Genesis 2:18 looks at the first thing in God’s creation that is not good. We see the first foundational truth about the human experience, what God did about Adam being alone, and seven truths from Genesis 2:18 about loneliness.
Do you believe there is a difference between nonviolent resistance and pacifism? Here is an email exchange I had with a blog reader about this subject. He also believes that nonviolent resistance never actually works. What do you say?
Not everybody who calls themselves a Christian acts like one. The defining characteristic of Jesus was love, and so those who follow Jesus must also be defined by love. So we should stop calling ourselves Christians, and let others label us as one, but only if they see our love.