November 2, 2012

"What Is Love?"

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"What is love? It is not control...it is not coercion...it is not being manipulated...it is not forced. It is not religion...nor is it political. It is not money...(and) it is not social standing. It is not lust, nor is it sex. It is not a casual relationship...and it is not an arranged marriage. It is not following rules...it is not blind obedience...(and) it is not compulsion. It is not slavery...it is not government,....(and) it is not church membership.

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Love is patient. Love is kind. Love does not seek it's own.  Love is unselfish...it is generous...it is giving....it is service to others. Love is putting another person first. Love is caring for others, before yourself. Love is seeing past error and sin...love forgives. Love sees the best in someone. Love is humble. Love is compassionate.

Love suffers long (if need be)...(and) love is merciful. Love covers other's faults. Love is a peacemaker (if possible.)  Love does not quit hoping...it hopes all things. It is hope. Love tries again. Love continues. Love does not give up on you. Love is powerful. Love is full of surprises...and anticipation. Love leaves you excited...breathless (at times)...and exhilerated.

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Love amazes. Love astonishes sometimes. Love makes you laugh. Love helps.  Love relieves (if able to.) Love contributes to another's well-being. Love shows no partiality. Love helps the weak...and gives strength where needed. Love helps the 'weakest link'.


Love confounds the wise. Love is humble...meek....yet, powerful. Love is very potent. Love keeps fear away. Love destoys fear, and; even anger. Love can lead a siinner to repent. Love can cause enemies to reconcile.

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Love never quits. Love keeps going. Love will rest with yoiu...(and) will give you rest. Love will consider your complaint...love will listen...love seeks not its own (as said before).

Love is eternal...love is strong...love is ... ( -pause-)... love is...God.

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God is love.  "



####### Message ended @ 2:04am on 11/2/2012

in Him was life

in Him was life