Love received and shared must be given away to finally fulfill itself. That is why it is more blessed to give than to receive – because love is not fully love until it becomes self-forgetful while giving itself away. Self-giving is the highest stage of human growth and development, and it is the point at […]
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'GOD TALK' deals with central questions about God and religious truth. Examples: Who is God? Can God be proven? What is the Bible really about? Who is Jesus and what exactly is salvation? The answers to these and other questions may surprise you.
Love received seeks to become love shared. Without being mutual, love can never be a happy or satisfied love. This holds true for God’s love as well as human love. Sharing is actually the heart of Holy Communion.
We love because God loved us first. And love received seeks to become shared. This happens automatically: when it finally truly hits us, once it opens up and expands in our hearts that we are loved, and loved unconditionally, we seek immediately to share love with love, to share with others what have received – […]
Jesus came to save us, and also to see to our healing. Not just preaching and teaching and doing miracles, Jesus came healing. He healed constantly, wherever He went; the people gathered, followed and loved Him because of the healing He offered them. Christ’s healing is not just for the body, but also above all […]
What God intends is for us to become like Christ, with Christ. He is our model of healing and wholeness. As He is the author and perfecter of our faith, so He is the author and perfecter of our healing. The name “Jesus” means both “God saves” and “God heals.” Healing and saving are two […]
If you have difficulty with human love, which you have experienced in some manner, you likely have real difficulty with the notion of God loving you. And what kind of love should you be imagining? The conditional love of a legalistic judge, or the unconditional love of an adoring parent? How we image God determines […]