Tag Archives: love

Patience

I recently saw a public service advertisement on television that featured a middle-aged man down on his hands and knees, putting the finishing touches on a freshly poured concrete sidewalk. Suddenly, the man noticed that a young boy, perhaps four … Continue reading

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Love Does Not Envy

Many preachers have to fight against the sin of envy. It is easy to fall into the trap of comparing your ministry with those of your fellow ministers. For example, when preachers meet, it doesn’t take long for the question … Continue reading

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Making Room

Jerry and Sandy Tucker founded and operated the Galilean Home in Casey County, Kentucky. They took care of people, mostly children, who had some of the greatest physical needs and mental disabilities that you can imagine. Jerry and Sandy wrote … Continue reading

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Deciding Not to Hate

When he was nineteen years old, Dickie Marcum got a large tattoo of a swastika that covered part of his chest. As he recalls, “I had a lot of hate in my heart.” Dickie matured into a different person over … Continue reading

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7 Keys to Life

I saw a version of this online recently and thought it was worth sharing. I’m sorry I don’t know where it came from or who deserves the credit. But it seems like some pretty good advice about how to succeed … Continue reading

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What Love Is

Here is a collection of children’s responses to the question, “What is love?” “When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his … Continue reading

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Puppy Love

I’d like to share a story I heard from Randy Gariss. I am recalling this story from memory, so forgive me if I don’t tell it as well as Randy does. One day a fellow noticed that there was a … Continue reading

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Somebody Jesus Loves

The apostle John has a unique way of referring to himself in the gospel that he wrote. Several times he uses the phrase “the disciple whom Jesus loved”. He could have referred to himself as: an apostle, one of the … Continue reading

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Radical Transformation

A lady who had recently accepted Jesus Christ as her savior gave her testimony about how her life had been radically changed because of her conversion. She declared, “I am so glad that I got saved! I have an uncle … Continue reading

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Tolerance or Love?

Josh McDowell has this to say about the difference between tolerance and love: Which is harder? Tolerance says, “You must approve of what I do.” Love responds, “I must do something harder: I will love you, even when your behavior … Continue reading

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