February 28, 2021

Let’s 'Glow-Up' Together

Let’s 'Glow-Up' Together

I John 4: 7-12, The Message

7-10 My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God. The person who refuses to love doesn’t know the first thing about God, because God is love—so you can’t know him if you don’t love. This is how God showed his love for us: God sent his only Son into the world so we might live through him. This is the kind of love we are talking about—not that we once upon a time loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to clear away our sins and the damage they’ve done to our relationship with God.
11-12 My dear, dear friends, if God loved us like this, we certainly ought to love each other. No one has seen God, ever. But if we love one another, God dwells deeply within us, and his love becomes complete in us—perfect love!

Here’s how we experience a collective 'glow-up:'  

1.    By continuing to love one another no matter how challenging that call might be; the call of love is our greatest spiritual challenge, yet it is what leads us into holiness and righteousness.  Love is what identifies us with godliness.      

2.    By consistently allowing the Lord to birth us anew from above.  When we live in the love of GOD it becomes easier to love others and to love oneself; the greatest external and internal violence we can cause is to suffer from a deficiency of love.      

3.    By being a witness of a GOD, we can’t see but are filled by and made complete though His Perfect, everlasting and unfathomable love – we can’t see GOD in this life except for the GOD we see in each other, and we see GOD through the power of LOVE made manifest in Jesus Christ and in us.        

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February 28, 2021

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We have been called to one walk; a walk of humility, gentleness, patience, and love. The supernatural power of the universal Church makes us One Body. But even as we are called to unity and oneness, Christ has graced us individually according to expansive generosity of his gifts.

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