Tag Archives: love

Preach With Mud | Stephen Jones

Do you remember the story of Jesus healing the blind man by rubbing mud on his eyes?

Did you notice what Jesus did not do?

He did not tell the blind man who He was. He simply met his physical needs, and then went on his way. Not to say that Jesus had no intentions of revealing Himself to the man, He just knew how to do it.

I find it fascinating that when the Pharisees asked the man who healed him, he could not give an answer. His reply was, “Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!” It was only after speaking with the Pharisees and thinking about the situation after the fact that the man came to realize who Jesus was.

Isn’t it a bit strange that we tend to get this whole evangelizing thing backwards? We are called to be the hands and feet of Jesus, yet I find myself trying to be the mouth of Jesus.

I get nervous in certain situations because I feel as if God is calling me to tell the guy next to me about Jesus, and I am not sure exactly what to say. And that might be exactly what God is asking you to do at that moment.

But it is more likely that God wants you to simply be the random act of kindness they are praying for.

Or the ear to talk to that they have been missing out on.

Or the love that God is so desperately trying to show them.

People don’t want your theology. Family Guy already taught them all they want to know about Jesus. But what they need to know about Jesus is that He is alive and active. And that He is at work in YOU.

The best way to tell someone about Jesus is to show them Jesus.

“By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
– John 13:35

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Quick Thought | LOVE IS Not Self-Seeking

Are we willing to lay down our wants for their needs?

It’s not all about us.

“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
– Mark 10:45

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Twitter Wisdom | Be More [via @LoveBelieves]

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”
– John 13:34-35

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Quick Thought | Tune Out The Haters

Don’t see yourself through the eyes of the haters and naysayers. Don’t for one minute believe you are who they say you are.

You are fearfully and wonderfully made!

Got it?

God doesn’t lie.

Psalm 139:13-14

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Great Video | Love Believes

This is a truly beautiful video based on God’s description of love In 1 Corinthians 13.

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Teen’s Original Song About Hope Goes Viral

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Minnesota teenager Molly Kate Kestner‘s senior solo is touching hearts and tearing up eyes all across the world.

Her original song about a girl who questions God, and life, after her alcoholic father abandons her, has been viewed by almost 4 million people and shared by thousands more (including this blogger.)

It’s a song of hope as she eventually finds the true meaning of love, in spite of her difficult and painful circumstances.

Check out His Daughter and let us know what you think!


Thanks to Chaneika Aunjalique for sharing this video.