What does God say about His way?

Rom 5:5, “And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” God wants us to know that His way is love. We cannot seek love, it has to be freely given, and those of us who think we can demand it will be sorely disappointed. Love is selfless, so if we want to enjoy the love of others, we must first freely give our love, by living it. Then, as we are drawn to God because He first loved us, 1 Jn 4:19, “We love him, because he first loved us.” others will be drawn to us because we first loved them. Therefore, we must first learn to love the way God loves, Jn 15:12, “This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as

What can we know about God?

God demonstrates His nature when He tells us what He thinks, says, feels, and does. God is love and that influences everything, 1 Jn 4:8, 16, “He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.” God is telling us He dwells in love, which means He thinks it, He says it, He feels it, and He lives it. Since true love is selfless, God is selfless and He is always working for the good of others, 1 Cor 13:4-5, “Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not h

What does God say about heaven?

Before my father-in-law died, he used to ponder the question of heaven. He hated the thought we might just sit around all day on clouds playing harps. God has provided us many clues about heaven, the home He has invited all of us to come to share with Him. One day we will be in heaven and finally see for ourselves what a great treasure it is, Matt 13:44, “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.” Let us reason with God, to find some of the clues He has left us: Rev 21:1, “And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the f

What does God say about love and eternity?

Some followers have missed some of the weekly blogs and have asked us to email them, as well as posting them on Facebook. So, the weekly email list is growing. If you want to make sure you do not miss a future blog, please email us, and we will add you to the list. All recipients’ email addresses are hidden, so no one will get a copy of your email address, and we will not use it for anything other than sending out the weekly blog. Now, on to this week’s blog: If we are going to understand God and the Bible, we need first to understand what He has told us about love and eternity. Is He saying we can only know God when we know how to love? 1 Jn 4:8, "He that loveth not knoweth not God; f

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