One of the greatest thoughts that has ever passed through my mind is the thought that one day I will be married to a woman whom I will adore and will be my everything. I will be placed into a position by God where I am held accountable as leader over my wife, children, and home.
When the text tells us that love is patient, it is not prescribing to us an attribute to mechanically adopt into our living. It is revealing the character of the Son. You see, we have a pattern that God is conforming us to. So we must always look to Jesus the Pattern Son to be changed.
After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward. If we briefly return to the previous chapter we will see the meaning of, “after these things” in context with this verse and everything proceeding it.
And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the Lord; Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
Did you know that the average global life expectancy is 71 years? That’s 25,932 days. Over 1/3 of that time will be spent sleeping. You will spend an average of five years waiting in lines and six of those months will be spent behind red lights. The days of your life are like grains of sand falling […]