VERSE OF THE DAY
“Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.”
1 Corinthians 13:6 NIV
“Любовь не радуется неправде, но радуется истине.”
1 Коринфянам 13:6 CARS
Chapter 13 describes the perfect picture of love. The following passage is taken from a paragraph that describes what Christ LOVE should look like. This love is described as patient, kind, not envious, not boastful, or proud. The passages speak of our actions, and conduct towards others, and in the way, we reflect Christ to those around us.
We cannot love THIS way unless God enables us. We cannot express this kind of love, and conduct in our behaviors, unless a higher power drives us to sacrificially offer this gift of sacrifice. To be patient, one must practice patience, to be kind, one must watch his or her words, to not be boastful is to hold back the tongue from speaking deceit, to be faithful is to put our confidence and assurance in the one who promises peace.
Are we too quick to judge, point fingers, envy, and be prideful? That’s not love. It is flesh. Our flesh does not desire to make any kind of sacrifices, but God’s love does. God’s love send his son JESUS to die for humankind. Love serves, love overlooks, love extends, love delights in truth, and not evil. LOVE NEVER FAILS.
” For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
Dear God help me to live in a way of love. Be patient, kind, not envious, boastful, or proud. Examine my heart, and remove what’s not of you. Please help me to get excited when truth is prevailing, rather than get excited about evil, and it’s works. Help me to lovingly stand up for injustice, and seek out all truth, amen!
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