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Theology or love?

Here is something I read on Facebook.

Theology or love?

by Joshua Arnold

Some professing Christians have said, “I don’t care about your theology, I care about how you treat people.”
They reverse the order of the commandments, and put man before God. Our primary concern is not our neighbor, it is God.

It must be understood that you cannot love your neighbor right until you know and love God right. This is not my philosophy. This isn’t some idea that men made up. This is according to the Scriptures. Read the rest of this entry

Is love always good?

The Bible says a lot about love.  We are told that God is love.  He has demonstrated his love by sending his son, Jesus Christ, to die as a sacrifice for our sins so we can be forgiven.

God requires that we love others as well.  Jesus said that the two greatest commands are to love God with all our heart, soul, strength, and mind, and to love our neighbor as ourselves.  We are even commanded to love our enemies.

But this doesn’t necessarily mean that all love is good.  Jesus has told us that loving him should have priority over all other loves.

Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. 

Matthew 10:37

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Tulips & Honey

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