Love is being – broken in Christ.

#Hate vs #love #OpentheDoor of #Love

weeklyguidance week of 1 9 2019

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. By this, the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him. In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”

I was asked the following, “Why do you talk about loving others, even our enemies< so much. There is not way that God could seriously think that I am going to be like Him to people who are a threat to this nation, my family, or my church family. Nope. I will not love them. They are stealing our jobs, and are making our economy worse.” I could refute everyone of those statements with real hardcore data.  The bottomline is that statement came straight from the door of our flesh. It comes from the place in our fleshly house and the door that is labeled…

fear 1 9 2019

No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us. By this, we know that we abide in Him and He in us because He has given us of His Spirit. We have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Savior of the world. Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. By this, love is perfected with us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment; because as He is, so also are we in this world. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.

If someone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen. And this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should love his brother also.

‭‭1 John‬ ‭4:7-18, 20-21‬ ‭NASB‬‬

Brokenness is a realization that Christ must rule in every area of our lives. Churchese will not save America. Brokenness that is evident in while we are driving and someone crosses over the lane at a reckless speed changes us and the person who took the action. Why? They are not hearing horns beeping at them.  They are not looking back to see us using sign language to reprimand them.  Brokenness is demonstrated by what we watch on TV. Garbage into our souls will come back out through our mouths, fingers, and actions. How we behave on social media and to what/or whom we pledge our undying allegiance is an indication of our brokenness in Christ. In short, if I am not being Jesus to others, even into sociopolitical views, then I am no broken under the power of the blood of Jesus and the sweet communion of the Holy Spirit!

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A Happy Sunday to All!

He came to live, and die so that we might live eternally with Him

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