That Smells Good!

Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered Himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. Ephesians 5:2 (NLT) Have you ever driven into an area of town where there are a lot of restaurants and gotten “the smell?” You know? The smell? OK,Continue reading “That Smells Good!”

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

And you must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5 (NLT) If you were to ask most Christians what the two greatest commandments are, perhaps most would be able to repeat a form of, “Love God with all your heart and love your neighbor.”Continue reading “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”

Slurpee Overflow

And may the Lord make your love for one another and for all people grow and overflow, just as our love for you overflows. 1 Thessalonians 3:12 (NLT) I was a student worker over the summer at my high school, Fresno Adventist Academy, and was one of the few guys who had his driver’s licenseContinue reading “Slurpee Overflow”

Where’s the Love?

No one has ever seen God. But if we love each other, God lives in us, and his love is brought to full expression in us. 1 John 4:12 (NLT) Ah, Valentine’s Day. The day when men go broke trying to prove to their significant other how much they actually love them. The words “IContinue reading “Where’s the Love?”

Genuine Love

Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. Romans 12:10 (NLT) In this world, there are lots of things we are told to love. We are supposed to love our jobs. We are supposed to love our phones (Tinder anyone?). We are supposed to love where we live. We areContinue reading “Genuine Love”

The Love Test

Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples. John 13:35 (NLT) I have been blessed for many years to have good people in my life – people that I will count as life-long friends. Though many of them have moved away for various reasons (college being a bigContinue reading “The Love Test”