Tag Archive: Love

Feb 18

Eric Davis – Love & Irritability

It was a typical night waiting tables in the fine dining room of the country club. Napkins were creased, flowers centered, and tables angled just right. Then my manager came to me with a warning I’ll never forget. “Ok, Eric. Mr. So-and-so has a reservation tonight at 6pm.” Since I was newer, I did not …

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Jan 28

Richard Steele – The Duties of Husbands and Wives

THE DUTIES OF HUSBANDS AND WIVES “Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.” — Ephesians 5:33 I. Introduction Marriage is the foundation of all society, and so this topic is very important. Explaining marital duties to you is …

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Jan 18

Joel Beeke – The Puritans on Marital Love: Introduction

Edward Taylor (c. 1642–1729), a pastor, physician, and poet of Puritan New England, wrote, “A curious knot God made in Paradise…. It was the true-love knot, more sweet than spice” (“Upon Wedlock, and Death of Children,” in The Poems of Edward Taylor, ed. Donald E. Stanford, abridged ed. [New Haven: Yale University Press, 1963], 344). …

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Dec 27

John Piper – Love Her More, Love Her Less: Living for God’s Glory in Marriage

My main point is simple: If your marriage is going to make God look glorious, then you must find more satisfaction in God than in your marriage. The assumption behind the topic and behind the main point is that God is ultimate and marriage is not. God is the most important reality in the universe. …

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Nov 25

Krizzamer Bagasbas – Obeying Out of Love

I was a teenager once, just like you… I’ve been in those situations where you want to disobey your parents for some shallow and immature reasons; however, if I had the chance to bring back the time, I would have followed them all the days of my life, wholeheartedly. Unlike other teenagers, I was already …

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Oct 18

Michael Boling – Building Blocks for Growing in Faith

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith virtue; and to virtue, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love. For if you possess these qualities and continue to grow in them, they will keep you …

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Aug 20

Donny Friederichsen – If It Makes You Happy

A discernible pattern has emerged in the wake of recent events. A particular tragedy is perpetrated by a person of one community upon people of another community. The life of one who bears the image of God is wantonly snuffed out. One group of people is allegedly violated by an outdated or oppressive system. A …

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Aug 07

Tim Challies – 4 Marks of a Godly Husband’s Love

“Husbands, love your wives” (Ephesians 5:25a). On the one hand it is such a simple statement, a simple command. Simply love. On the other hand there is not a husband in the world who would say that he has mastered it. Behind the simple command is a lifetime of effort, a lifetime of growth. How …

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Jul 31

J. C. Ryle – Christian Love

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love!” 1 Corinthians 13:13 “The end of the commandment is love.” 1 Timothy 1:5 Love is rightly called “the Queen of Christian graces.” It is a grace which all people profess to admire. It seems a plain practical thing which …

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Jul 26

Thomas Watson – How May We know Whether We Love God?

He who loves God desires His presence. Lovers cannot be long asunder, they soon have their fainting fits, for lack of a sight of the object of their love. A soul deeply in love with God desires the enjoyment of Him. David was ready to faint away, when he had not a sight of God. …

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