3.31.2014

Love, Love, Love

The following verses, and many others commanding love, continue to run through my heart and mind like a neverending river. The more I pray, the faster they flow. They are bringing me to the foot of the cross. As I prepare my heart to celebrate Passover and the Ressurrection, I find myself interceding for the body of Christ the world over. This is SO not the time for selfish ambitions or human endeavors. Now more than ever, this is the season for Disciples of Jesus to purge themselves of all that is contrary to God, He who is love. This is when we need to remind ourselves of whose we are and what He in us looks, sounds and acts like. That we are to be imitators of Him. (Eph. 5:1,2) 


Ephesians 5:1

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Therefore be imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father].

Ephesians 5:2

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And walk in love, [esteeming and delighting in one another] as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us, a [a]slain offering and sacrifice to God [for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance.


James 2:13

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13 For to him who has shown no mercy the judgment [will be] merciless, but mercy [full of glad confidence] exults victoriously over judgment.

Galatians 5:13

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13 For you, brethren, were [indeed] called to freedom; only [do not let your] freedom be an incentive to your flesh and an opportunity or excuse [for [a]selfishness], but through love you should serve one another.

1 Timothy 1:5

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Whereas the object and purpose of our instruction and charge is love, which springs from a pure heart and a good (clear) conscience and sincere (unfeigned) faith.

2 Timothy 2:22

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22 Shun youthful lusts and flee from them, and aim at and pursue righteousness (all that is virtuous and good, right living, conformity to the will of God in thought, word, and deed); [and aim at and pursue] faith, love, [and] peace (harmony and concord with others) in fellowship with all [Christians], who call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

The prayer I am praying for each and every one this day....
1 Thessalonians 3:12
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12 And may the Lord make you to increase and excel and overflow in love for one another and for all people, just as we also do for you,
In Christ's Love alone,
Abundantly Blessed @ Abundance House

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