A Bloodless Martyrdom
Some thoughts on love
As I have loved you, so you must love one another. —John 13:34
There are as many definitions of love as there are people on this planet. Some are consistent with the truth. Some are not. In an age that exalts self above all things, fictions and half-truths are to be expected. You and I are exposed to them everyday, and from a variety of sources. Many have lost faith in the word. It is good, therefore, to consider and reconsider what you believe about love. For the Christian, this definition is much narrower and more specific in detail in spite of differences within our own camp. The first and best image of love is Christ himself. He is the shape love is to take in us. Here are some thoughts to consider.
David Teems is the author of To Love Is Christ [Thomas Nelson, 2005] and And Thereby Hangs A Tale [Harvest House, 2010]. The above article was inspired by these two books.