Posts Tagged ‘Love’

Starting with the first couple of weeks in the semester, there was a guy in one of my classes that sort of annoyed me with the tone of his questions and his general attitude in class. Two weeks ago, I gave a lesson in church on the great commandment in Matthew 22:34-40, where Jesus says […]


This Sunday, I’m teaching in church on Matthew 22:34-40: Now when the Pharisees heard that he [Jesus] silenced the Sadducees they gathered together in the same place. And one of them, an expert in the law, asked, testing him, “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” And he said to him, “‘You must […]


Echoing Dave Black (Sept 28, 1:58PM), thank God for those who chose to love the Muslims gathered on Capitol Hill last Friday.


Some friends and I are translating through Colossians this summer to keep up on our Greek. The point of the project is not only to understand Greek better, but to better understand the word of God. I’ll be posting my translation and brief thoughts week to week, and others will do the same in the […]


We Christians have special reason not to use disparaging language. We’re told, “For he who is least among you all is the one who is great” (Luke 9:48, ESV). We know that every person is created in the image of God and is therefore worthy of love and respect (Genesis 1:26). We’re shown that even religious extremists and IRS […]


On Service

15Mar09

An excellent post from Abraham Piper: What are you better at than other people?…Now you know what you should do for them. It’s arrogant to revel in your superiority. But that’s different than reveling in the opportunity your superiority gives you to serve others.