Control and Manipulation Hinders Love by Robert Ricciardelli

Love can come when control and manipulation stops. When you care more about the other people's needs than about their reactions in serving your needs. When you dare to reveal yourself fully and become vulnerable in your service to others, you make room for Love to come. People are often so ready to yield to the desires of the moment that they will follow a leader, and unfortunately sometimes, any one who leads. Blessed are those who lead as a servant of Love, and blessed are those who discern … [Read more...]

Trained By Grace by Dudley Hall

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works. Titus 2:11-14 (ESV)We are trained either by … [Read more...]