Archive for 'Love'

Overcoming Trials with Love

Mark 6: 45-52 1 Jn 4: 11-18 / Ps 72: 1-2, 10, 12-13 “There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear because fear has to do with punishment, and so one who fears is not yet perfect in love.” (1 John 4:18) Without love we fear the specter Of raging storms, […]

The Yoke of Christ’s Love

Matthew 11: 28-30 Is 40:25-31/Ps 103:1-4,8,10 Take my yoke upon you for my yoke is easy and my burden is light. (Matthew 11:30) A task always turns out better When not done for profit alone; Life’s burdens will become lighter When we help others with their own. Jesus knew the yoke that the religious leaders […]

Tears for Jerusalem

Luke 19: 41-44 Rev 5:1-10 / Ps 149:1b-6a,9b As Jesus drew near and saw the city, He wept over it, saying, “If only you knew today what makes for peace! But now it is hidden from your eyes.” (Luke 19:41) If Christ could weep for all our sins And even died for our salvation, Should […]

Divorce, the Worst Option

Matthew 19:3-12 Ez 16:1-15, 60,63 / Ps 12 What God has joined together, no human being must separate. (Matthew 19:6) God blessed you with a loving wife, Give your love to her alone, And you will have a blissful life With Jesus for your cornerstone. Some Pharisees came to him to test him. They asked, […]

The Greatest Sacrifice of Love

Mark 12:28-34 2 Tim 2:8-15 / Psa 25 “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” (Mark 12:29) In loving God, Jesus has defined How we must strive to reach our goal: With all our strength, all our heart and mind, But most of all, with all our soul. One of the teachers of […]

Love and Forgiveness

John 21: 15-19 Acts 25: 13b-21 / Ps 103 Simon son of John, do you love me more than these? (John 21:15) How much we love our Lord Jesus Depends on how we care for His sheep; From our sins His grace has freed us, His forgiveness a treasure we’ll keep. When they had finished […]