as Christian men, the daily goal is the filter of Jesus. If He accepts that person, so do I. If He tells me to keep my distance, I graciously back off. The filter of Christ brings, not only love to those who need Him, but the wisdom to live right.
This is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome. – 1 John 5:3 (NIV) Kevin was cleaning out his office when he came across an old dusty bible that had been resting atop his book shelves. As he wiped the dust from the brown leather cover, he felt a […]
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. – 1 John 4:8 (NIV) There are many people who know God by His name. They understand the nature of who He is through the texts of ancient philosophers, the Bible, and historic documents. James, the brother of Jesus Christ, tells us that […]
And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us. – 1 John 3:23 (NIV) Peter stood before Christ only hours before the sentencing. He promised to go the distance and follow his rabbi to the death. Peter, still under the […]
His eyes flickered open as the sun climbed over the edge of the horizon. Another dark night had been conquered… hopefully today would find him the relief he dreamed about. The bedroom window faced the eastern sky and ushered in the intrusive rays of sunlight onto his face – no alarm clock could wake him […]
He asked her to marry him 23 years ago and has not let a day pass without saying the words , “I love you”. Without regard to location, time of day, or in the midst of others, he allows those words to flow as if they were interchangeable with her name. He spends many of […]
Let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. – 1 John 3:18 (NIV) He asked her to marry him 23 years ago and has not let a day pass without saying the words , “I love you”. Without regard to location, time of day, or in the midst of […]