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Christians Are Called to Love Jesus with 'Love Incorruptible'

Christians Are Called to Love Jesus with 'Love Incorruptible'

You and I are called to love Jesus with “love incorruptible” (Ephesians 6:24). Such integrity is for his glory and to our good and that of everyone we influence. This is why we must not compromise with the “Canaanites” in our “land.” Satan wants us to think that sin is serving us when we are actually serving him. Then, one day, we will inevitably say with David, “My strength fails because of my iniquity” (Psalm 31:10). Our witness will be ruined and others will be forced to apologize for our moral failures.

Being Change Agents in a Broken World Requires Us to Love Those We Are Called to Serve

Being Change Agents in a Broken World Requires Us to Love Those We Are Called to Serve

Being change agents in a broken world requires more than a willingness to be used by God—it requires loving those we are called to serve. Paul grieved so deeply for his fellow Jews who rejected their Messiah that he could wish himself “accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh” (Romans 9:3).

How to Respond to Those Who Reject Us

How to Respond to Those Who Reject Us

We have been exploring this week the implications for Christians of our status as the “children of God.” Yesterday, we noted that if we are children of one Father, we are members of one family. We are called to love each other as sisters and brothers and to serve each other as we serve our Lord. Today, let’s consider a corollary fact: as the children of God, we are to love the world as God loves the world, whether the world loves us or not.

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