• We are to love ........

    Posted October 9 by anne jayasuriya

    We are to love (agape) our enemies The love of God transcends our anger or hatred; it allows us to forgive those whom we otherwise would be unable to forgive (cf. Romans 12:19-20).  Jesus told His disciples, “But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you&r...

  • The Greatest Commandment

    Posted October 9 by anne jayasuriya

    The Greatest Commandment consists of love for God and love for our neighbors.   In three of the four Gospels, Jesus tells us what He expects from us, “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.&...

  • Love for Jesus inspires obedience to Him

    Posted October 9 by anne jayasuriya

    Jesus said to His disciples, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” (John 14:15 ESV).  This means that those who love Jesus will want to please Him.  We should want to please God, not as a means of trying to earn our salvation, but out of gratitude ...

  • Love is a sign that we are Christians.

    Posted October 9 by anne jayasuriya

    “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him.  By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments” (1 John 5:1-2 ESV). “By this all p...

  • Christ followers are commanded to love one another.

    Posted October 9 by anne jayasuriya

    Jesus said that loving one another is not an option for the believer; it is a commandment.  However, His commandment came with an example of how it is to be fulfilled, “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one anot...

  • GOD PROMISES TO GUIDE US

    Posted October 9 by anne jayasuriya

    Psalm 32:8 I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

  • GOD HEARS OUR PRAYERS

    Posted October 9 by anne jayasuriya

    1 John 5:14 And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

  • GOD IS FAITHFUL

    Posted October 9 by anne jayasuriya

    Deuteronomy 7:9 Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations

  • He Who Found Me

    Posted October 9 by Maricel Elopre

    I’ve been blessed yet I become ungrateful I’ve been full yet I become forgetful My heart is heavy and I feel empty I’ve been searching but I can’t find ME   When I started to become hopeless And planned to become jobless James reminds me“don’t try to get ou...

  • What Do You Expect?

    Posted October 9 by Everton Bascoe

    Read: John 16:25-33 In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. —John 16:33 In C. S. Lewis’ book God in the Dock, he wrote: “Imagine a set of people all living in the same building. Half of them think it is a hotel, the other hal...