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What Does Love Look Like?

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God” (I John 4:7).
Our culture defines love as “what makes me feel good.” That covers a range of things from a new car, a favorite treat, doing good deeds, and being treated as special.
John tells us that love is from God and those who love know God. We are to love one another. What does godly love look like? We are going to go to I Corinthians 13:4-8a and look at the characteristics of love.


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Restore The Joy

Today’s Scripture: Ps 51:11 – “Restore to me the joy of Your salvation and sustain me with a willing spirit.”
In 1934 darkness settled over America. Dust storms invaded New York to Boston and then headed south to the Great Plains, into Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and other places. Eventually, the same trails that had been traveled by pioneers were occupied by 250,000 people looking to escape those dust storms. Many of them found a home in California. California offered renewed hope and opportunities. Spirits were lifted and a new vision came into focus.


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Back To School

Scripture: “And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians” (Acts 7:22, NKJV).
It’s back-to-school time! If your children or grandchildren haven’t started yet, they soon will. May God bless them with safety and good health as they learn!
Just how important is education? We certainly want our children to be educated so that they can make a living. Of surpassing importance, however, is an education that enables them to make a life – a life of faithful service to God.


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