Archive for August 2010

Love is Not part 15

Tradition is a good thing because it passes information from one generation to the next. Tradition is a bad thing because it passes information from one generation to the next. Tradition never questions the information it passes, it just passes it. So if the information is good, then the tradition is good. But on the [...]

Love in Not part 14

God’s Love, His Agape, is not a conceived human emotional attachment to objects, animals, country, friends, family, or spouse. It is a completely separate kind of love that transcends human capacity or ability. It is the Love that only God has. That is not to say that we humans can’t and don’t have Agape. It [...]

Love in Not part 13

God’s love, His Agape, is not all-tolerant. If is absolutely critical that we understand this concept. In fact, it is a clearly a mis-understanding of this concept that causes so much confusion among God’s children. If God is indeed the God of love, and indeed, He is, then He would love everyone and not send [...]

Love in Not part 12

As I was praying about Agape and the continuation of our discussion of it, I was led to read First Thessalonians. When I got to chapters 3 and 4, I readily saw why. And may the Lord make you to increase and excel and overflow in love for one another and for all people, just [...]

Love in Not part 11

In the last lesson we looked at the full definition of Agape: “Giving the best you have without regard to consequences to self, for Kingdom purposes.” As we noted, this places some conditions on our use of Agape: (1) Agape is to be used under the direction of the Holy Spirit (Acts 4:8, Gal. 5:18). [...]