The Pattern of Patience: A Discourse on Biblical Love
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.
1 John 4:18 says, “Perfect love casts out all fear.” Love is the ultimate character by definition that triumphs victoriously over every power of darkness. All means all and the casting out is literal. The moment that you are made alive in Christ you are transferred into another kingdom. The spirit […]
The Calling of a Husband
In the 5th chapter of Ephesians, Paul writes, “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.” The husband’s role is far more than to say sweet things and make his wife smile. He is called to sacrificially love her in all ways without reserve; to lay down […]
Don’t Give Yourself Away
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.