Anyone who has spent time in a church will have heard reference made to the differing Greek words that are translated as ‘love’ in English Bibles. Various sermons will have made their entire points about redemption or Christian living on observations about these loves, perhaps even if in some cases the different words used don’t …

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This was featured as one of Paul Tripp’s most popular posts from last year. I don’t think I linked to it then. Here’s the first eight: LOVE IS… being willing to have your life complicated by the needs and struggles of others without impatience or anger. LOVE IS… actively fighting the temptation to be critical …

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Mother’s Day is the starting point for this week’s Border Watch article. The paper titled it ‘Mother’s Day Signals Reminder Of Love.’ Before our memories began we looked into our mothers’ faces, and they into ours. Mothers look upon their children with all sorts of expressions: love, devotion, pride, or joy; frustration, anger, exasperation, or …

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Scotty Smith continues to post a prayer a day. This one is a standout. Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. …

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Short post from Ed Welch that make a number of necessary points about the process of providing advice in a constructive way. An excerpt: Giving advice well Good advice, at its best, comes only after someone has asked for it. It shows respect by listening carefully to the person’s question and asking what other advice …

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