Door Post Verses: Love

by Katy Kauffman

It would be so helpful if the Bible simply stated: Love is …

But it doesn’t.

Understanding God’s love is a journey. Through Scripture and in everyday life. While the Bible may not define love like a dictionary, it’s the perfect manual to understand the love of God and to share it with others. The Bible is our road map for navigating this world with its harsh realities and darkness, with the light of God’s love and truth.

Love penetrates darkness, softens hard hearts, and lets us grasp the essence of our Creator. Love is precious. Love is strong. Love in its purest form is who God is. Love is. And when we allow love to warm our hearts and mold our character, we will fulfill life’s ultimate purpose—to love God with our whole selves and to love others as He loves us.

So just how does the Bible define love? 

 

 

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It's All About Love

I have a new favorite chapter in the Old Testament. It’s tucked away in the Mosaic Law, the second time it was given. Deuteronomy 30 summarizes what life is about—loving God and expressing that love by walking in His ways. The Israelites needed to remember that as they crossed the Jordan River into the land that God was going to give them.

Don’t ever think that the Old Testament is just history, that the Law is a set of cold rules. See the heart of the Law in these verses from ...

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