Love Is Not Easily Angered – What Is Love? – Part 8
I am excited to present to you another guest contributor for the What Is Love Series! Michelle Lindsey, from nittygrittylove.com, is sharing with us three ways to handle our anger! Love Is Not Easily Angered I felt rage well up in me as I stood across the room from my husband. His back was turned against […]
Love Is Not Self-Seeking – What Is Love? – Part 7
Love Is Not Self-Seeking Love is a many-splendored thing. So the song lyrics say. Truly the facets of love are multiple, but today we’re focusing on I Cor. 13:5, and not even the entire verse. Just a simple phrase that encapsulates one thing that love is not. love is not self-seeking When my husband and I first met, […]
Love Does Not Dishonor – What Is Love? – Part 6
Love Does Not Dishonor To dishonor someone means that you bring shame or disgrace to them. Love does not dishonor because love is not humiliating, demeaning, or inappropriate. Another version of scripture says that love does not act unbecomingly. If we claim to love our husbands our conduct should reflect so.
Love Is Not Proud – What Is Love? – Part 5
Love Is Not Proud A prideful person is recognizable by their behavior. Pride is manifested in many ways. A prideful person convinces themselves that they are always right. This makes it very difficult for them to admit when they are wrong, it makes it difficult for them to admit that they sin, and it makes […]
Love Does Not Boast – What Is Love? – Part 4
Love Does Not Boast Boasting is basically talking about ourselves. It is magnifying personal accomplishments, talents, needs, etc. Boasting is not love because boasting requires that a person focus inward instead of focusing on others. It is selfish and arrogant.
Love Does Not Envy – What Is Love? – Part 3
Love Does Not Envy There is a lot of what love is and what love isn’t. In 1 Corinthians 13:4 it says that love does not envy. Envy is a resentful emotion that builds up when one wants what someone else has. WOW~~the times that I have failed in this. All of the times that […]