ARE YOU HURTING? (3)
1 Peter 4:8 – Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
Insight and Highlight
Romans 12:9– Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
God's love gives back, Prov 8:17 – I love them that love me, and those that seek me early shall find me.
Jesus says in John 3:18 – He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already,..."
There is nowhere Christ preached love without paying back the love for love, Heb 13:1 – Let brotherly love continue
He preached against evil in return for love and evil as retaliation for evil and admonished to overcome evil with good, Prov 17:13, Rom 12:17-21, 1 Pet 3:9.
Christ also preached we not be offended when love is not paid back with love. He further preached we love those who hate us
Matt 5:44-45– But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven...
Are you hurting? Keep loving, God is on your side!
Since we get offended when evil is returned for the good we did, He admonished we leave judgment to Him, Rom 12:9– "... judgment is mine..."
Call to Word action
Romans 12:10– Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;
The Christian clarion duty
Let the love of God be, with all your heart.
Lord, help me to love without hypocrisy, in Jesus' name.
Good morning all and have a blessed day today.
God bless you