Love God And Others, You Can’t Go Wrong!

Love

There are four types of love…1. Storge—empathy bond. 2. Philia—friend bridge. 3. Eros—erotic relationship. 4. Agape—unconditional “God” love.  All types of love are not the same, for example, I could say that I love pizza, but I could also say that I love my mom. That is why there are four types of love. Here are some encouraging scriptures about love.

 

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments or would just like some encouragement?

The most important thing in the world is family and love. ~ John Wooden

Luke 10:27  He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”

 


 

The Greatest Witness of God’s Compassion For Us!

 


Love Makes Life Worth Living!

The love of family and friends!

It’s not just a feeling, and it is also a choice!

Love is not necessarily a feeling as many people think, actually it is more of a decision made with the intellect followed behind with emotions.

It is like a train engine being like the intellect or mind, and the caboose is the feelings that follow.

God has given us life and freedom to be able to choose right from wrong, good from evil, and has equipped us with every we need for life and godliness. 

God is so very awesome that He gave his life for us by dying on the cross for our sins. There is nothing more significant than that!

There is no greater love than what God gives us! Parents typically take great care of their children, but that is no comparison at all to our heavenly Father towards us.

Yes, it is true that God does not give you everything that you want, but He does provide you with everything you need! Learn more. ~ Bill Greguska

 


Here Are Some Helpful Links:

 


 

Pastor Charles Stanley Says:

That since love is such an essential part of our lives, we need to understand what it truly is. Also the following:
  1. It is more than an emotion. It’s an actual commitment to another person.
  2. It is not free. It actually demands something of us. We can’t live for ourselves in isolation and at the same time love someone else.
  3. It looks beyond the flesh. Its focus is the heart and spirit of a person, not the external appearance. The connection is both emotional and cerebral, not merely a physical attraction.
  4. Lust has nothing to do with genuine love. Our world has substituted lust for love, and this has become very obvious in the sexual revolution, which is still continuing to this day. Lust is focused on self—what I want or need from the other person. But love is concerned for the loved one—what I can do for him or her.
  5. It cannot be bought. It’s a gift that is given freely, and one that is received without cost.
  6. It desires to give with no strings attached. It doesn’t demand that the other person be a certain way or do what is desired before love is given. Genuine love is freely bestowed without qualifications or requirements.
  7. It is generous and unselfish. True love is other-centered, not self-centered. It’s always looking for ways to give, not ways to get.
  8. It is more fulfilled in giving than in receiving. Those who genuinely love others find great satisfaction in generously giving to them. They are especially gratified when they can supply what someone else really needs or desires.
  9. It is forgiving. Carrying the weight of anger, resentment, bitterness, or jealousy chokes a person’s spirit and hinders the ability to truly connect with others.
  10. It desires to express itself. It is demonstrative and must be expressed. When God’s love is in us, it flows out in sacrificial giving.
  11. It is a happy emotion. The happiest people are not those who have everything money can buy, but those who know how to love.
  12. It enjoys seeing others happy. That’s because the focus is not on getting for self but in sacrificing for others. In seeing the pleasure others experience, there is great enjoyment.
  13. It is fulfilling and enables us to feel complete. When we know how to give and receive love, it gives us a sense of completeness, competence, and worthiness.
  14. It hurts when others hurt. Genuine love is characterized by compassion and mercy expressed either through direct interaction or more distantly through prayer.
  15. It does not keep accounts. There is no record of who did what for whom. Love is not a matter of paying and receiving, but of giving without expectation of return.
  16. It may be very painful. This is especially true if it isn’t mutual. It may require repeated forgiveness.
  17. It doesn’t require anything in return. There are no conditions or requirements placed on the other person before love is freely given.
  18. It is patient. It waits until the proper time, whereas lust wants immediate gratification. If ultimatums are given, it’s not genuine.
  19. Christ’s death on the cross is the perfect example of love. Jesus came into the world He loved to give His life as a ransom for sin, yet few people loved Him in return. When we continue to love unresponsive, ungrateful people, we are following Christ’s example. This is possible because after we accept Him as our Savior and Lord, He pours His love into our hearts, enabling us to love others no matter how ugly they behave toward us.
  20. Knowing that we are loved by God and being able to love Him in return is an amazing blessing. It sustains us when we feel forsaken and unloved by others. And if loved ones die or leave us, we have a Friend who will never desert us.
Love isn’t found in advice from magazines, books, or people. God is the source through Jesus Christ, His Son, and the place to look is the Bible. It begins with accepting the death of Jesus Christ on the cross as the greatest act of love ever shown. He died to pay our sin debt in full. And when we believe in Him and repent of our sins, all the mess we’ve made of our lives is washed away. Our sins are forgiven, and God will remember them no more.
Now His love is poured out in our hearts, enabling us to love Him in return and to receive and give love to others. If we don’t have Christ and His in us, our lives are empty, and we are poor, needy, and wretched. The only One who can satisfy our longings is the One who died for us on the cross. His compassion for us is beyond all explanation and human comprehension.

 

 


God’s Highest Purpose In Our Life!

When God loves you, what can be better than that? ~ Aretha Franklin

Colossians 3:12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.

 


 

One-Minute Gospel By Ray Comfort

Love one another!

Love is something freely choose to give to God, and others, and also yourself!

Love God And One Another!

  • Do you need to apologize or make amends to anyone for something you have done or failed to do?
  • How have you been handling your daily frustrations this week? 
  • Have you prayed and read your Bible this past week?
  • Did you make enough quality time with God, your wife or husband, family, and friends?
  • Do you reach out to those in need?
  • Did you give 100% in your life in the areas of physical exercise and proper eating and sleeping habits this past week?  1 Corinthians 6:19-20
  • Have you partaken in half-truths or outright lies, putting yourself in a better light to those around you? Or have you used gossip or dirty talk this past week?
  • Did you pray for anyone or share the reason for your faith with anyone, especially an unbeliever this past week?  Matthew 28:18-20
  • Did you manage your time wisely? Have you allowed any person or circumstance to rob you of your joy this week or compromised your integrity?

 


 

Loving Others Like Christ Loved Us!


 

Related Pages Of Encouragement:

A Special Link for a Little Extra Encouragement

 


 

Live Like You’re Loved!


A Christian Can Honor God By Obeying God!

Have You Noticed The Word Love Is Used Too Casually?

Love of God and the love of others!

When we love God and love others, we are fulfilling God’s greatest command!

Forgiveness is a decision of the will. It is commanded by God, or else God will not forgive us. We must make a conscious choice to obey God and forgive, the other person (who is guilty of doing you wrong) may not desire forgiveness and may not ever change, but that doesn’t negate God’s desire that we possess a forgiving spirit Matthew 5:44.

Ideally, the other person who is at fault will seek reconciliation, but, if not, the person who has been wronged can still decide to forgive.

There have been times in my life that I have had to forgive someone just because God has commanded that in my life as a Christian.

My emotions might not have been willing, but my spirit was able to be obedient to God and God’s word and forgive the person since I have been significantly forgiven in my life. 

 


 

What A Wonderful World This Would Be?

 


What If My Problems Seem Out Of Control?

 

 

 

 


Find Hope And Encouragement From Our Links!

  1. If you just started believing in God, we have a page specifically for you.
  2. If you are dealing with anger, stress, or depression, we have information that can be of help to you.
  3. We have phone helplines, website links, youtube videos.
  4. You can learn more about us and our goals and our purpose.
  5. If you have a drug/alcohol problem, or if you want to get right with God you are at the right place!
  6. If you need to talk to someone right away, you can call 800-633-3446 or click here.
  7. Finally, if you have any questions, or would like to get on our email list, just let us know.

 

 


For Encouragement Call 1-800-633-3446 or Chat