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“There is no fear in love; instead, perfect love drives out fear, …” I John 4:18

On Saturday, a businessman from United Arab Emirates (UAE), dressed head-to-toe in traditional Arabian clothes, was mistaken for a terrorist. He was handcuffed at gunpoint and accused of belonging to ISIS. He was here, in the United States, for medical treatment, but he was treated as an enemy. A false report turned into an international incident.

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The Courage & Character to Love

Jesus said, “I give you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, so you also must love each other. This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, when you love each other.” John 13:34-35

To daily live in thought, word, and deed the love of God made known in Jesus Christ is the mark of true discipleship.

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Who is God inviting you to love today? May the love of God you know in Jesus guide you to love others today. And, a timely reminder from Elie Wiesel.

Wiesel Love Hate Indifference (1)

 

Wiesel Love Hate Indifference

 

Love

Jesus said, “I give you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, so you also must love each other. This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, when you love each other.” John 13:34-35

Martin Luther King, Jr, in A Testament of Hope writes, “I have decided to stick to love…Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

Think about those words for a minute.

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“Trying to write with a broken pencil is pointless.” However, trying to write from the brokenness of your life can be an act of love.

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Peter Drucker, in his book Management Challenges for the 21st Century, writes:

“In a few hundred years, when the history of our time is written from a long-term perspective, it is likely that the most important event those historians will see is not technology, not the Internet, not e-commerce. It is an unprecedented change in the human condition. For the first time—literally—substantial and rapidly growing numbers of people have choices. For the first time, they have to manage themselves. And society is totally unprepared for it.”

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Martin Luther King, Jr, in A Testament of Hope writes, “I have decided to stick to love…Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

Jesus said, “I give you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, so you also must love each other. This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, when you love each other.” John 13:34-35 To daily live in thought, word, and deed the love of God made […]

Today, January 15, is the actual birthdate of Martin Luther King, Jr.  We can call to mind much of what he said and how he led our country as a prophet of God.  He spoke often of putting on the “weapon of love.”

You have likely taken a Facebook quiz. They pop up on my timeline tempting me like candy in the check-out line of the grocery store. I’m asked to select a series of pictures to determine my personality. Or, I’m asked to rearrange the letters of my first and last name to determine my Star Wars […]

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