God is Love

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Love is not self-seeking. (1 Cor. 13:5)
Selfish ambition brings its bitter fruit. (James 3:14-16)
Jesus condemned James and John for their self-seeking attitude, and he call us to humble service. (Matt. 20:20-28)
Jesus calls us to self-denial. (Luke 9:23-25)
Think of others. (1 Cor. 10:24)
Follow Jesus’ example by thinking of how to please others. (Rom. 15:2-3)
Don’t just think of yourself. Be like Jesus, think also of others. Be self-giving. (Phil. 2:3-8)
These are some of the Scriptures that go along with yesterday’s post. God called us to love each other. We are to keep others at our level. What I mean by this is: we are no better than anyone. We are no worse than anyone either. Humility is not hanging your head each and every place you go, but more about putting others in a place of respect. I think this is a key concept in today’s world. (Rodney Dangerfield comes to mind…) Jesus respected others. Even though He was the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords, He respected those around Him. He not only didn’t come across as pushy, He emmitted love and respect from every angle! God help us, if we strived to love others, as opposed to putting ourselves into a position of judgment, think what we could accomplish. Today I’m going to keep the simple sentence: “God is love” in mind and see how my day changes. We are not to sit in the seat of judgment or mock others and this is so difficult in today’s world, where sarcasm rules. God still reigns however and I truly want to strive to make the world a better place because of Who He is and who I’ve become in Him.

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About chronicchristian

I am a mother of 2, married to the best man in the world for 10 years and chasing after what God wants for my life. I currently deal with some symptoms some like to refer to as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I refer to them as past symptoms as I believe God is doing something awesome and she who guards her lips guards her life. This blog is good therapy. Maybe not for you, but definitely for me. God is good and I intend to prove it.

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