One-Sided Relationships

Video Talk Ephesians 4:32 NIV “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” In this video talk I make reference to a song sung by Whitney Houston. The song is titled, “I Have Nothing.” It is considered a romantic or a love song of sorts, but … Continue reading One-Sided Relationships

Let Your Love be Genuine

Romans 12:9-10 ESV “Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.” God is love. And love comes from God. So, love is holy, righteous, godly, morally pure, thoughtful, kind, considerate, honorable, trustworthy, patient, and honest (no lies), … Continue reading Let Your Love be Genuine

My Eyes Shed Streams of Tears

Psalms 119:129-131 ESV “Your testimonies are wonderful; therefore my soul keeps them. The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. I open my mouth and pant, because I long for your commandments.” I do love the word of God! I think that when I really fell in love with the … Continue reading My Eyes Shed Streams of Tears

Losing Interest in Your Beloved

Revelation 3:14-16 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation. “‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor … Continue reading Losing Interest in Your Beloved

Not the Slightest Suggestion

Call It What It Is Ephesians 5:3-4 ESV “But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.” Now, the intention here is … Continue reading Not the Slightest Suggestion

Love and Honor

Hebrews 13:1-3 ESV “Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” Brotherly love is not just an emotional feeling or … Continue reading Love and Honor

The Marriage Bond

Matthew 19:3-6 ESV And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?” He answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother … Continue reading The Marriage Bond

A Joy Beyond Measure

Hear the word of the Lord, you rulers of Sodom! Give ear to the teaching of our God, you people of Gomorrah! “What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says the Lord; I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts; I do not delight in the … Continue reading A Joy Beyond Measure

Leave and Cleave

Matthew 19:3-9 ESV And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?” He answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother … Continue reading Leave and Cleave