Jesus-like Love (Part 1)

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Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. …

Accepted by God Our Father

Bob Roane Counseling, Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God, Repentance, Confession, Forgiveness, Theology

All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. (John 6:37) If you missed them, you may also like: Rejected on Earth; Accepted in Heaven, Accepted in God’s Beloved Son Keith Hernandez was an outstanding Major League Baseball player (1974-1990) and played most of his career with the St. …

Christ-like Love: Discuss Without Arguing

Bob Roane Counseling, Service, Wise living

Used at Belhaven University and in the class: Christ-likeness—The Fruit of the Holy Spirit Anything which lacks love is worthless in God’s sight and displeasing to Him….This knowledge about which you Corinthians boast, is in the opposite camp to love, for it fills men with arrogance and makes them look contemptuously on their brothers. Love on the other hand moves …

Christ-like Love: Giving and Praying

Bob Roane Counseling, Service, Wise living

Used at Belhaven University and in the class: Christ-likeness—The Fruit of the Holy Spirit My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you….And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them….Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with …

Christ-like Love: Listening and Speaking

Bob Roane Counseling, Service, Wise living

Used at Belhaven University and in the class: Christ-likeness—The Fruit of the Holy Spirit Our Lord Jesus said, “Whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”1 Christ brings us eternal life with God through His sinless life, His crucifixion and atoning death, His bodily resurrection, His eternal alive-ness, His presence with us, …

Juneteenth and Liberty in Christ

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Now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. (Romans 6:22) Juneteenth, also known as Freedom or Emancipation Day, is a U.S. holiday that commemorates slavery’s abolition in Texas in 1865. The name combines June and nineteenth. President Lincoln issued the …