Monday, June 20, 2016
The Reflection of God's Love
What is the greatest evidence of your faith? Is it outward piety—how often you pray, go to church, read your Bible, and perform other overtly “Christian” activities? Or perhaps we ought to look for experiential evidence—do God and His Word compel an emotional response from you, or is it simply that you “feel” the Spirit at work in you? No, the best proof of your faith is not found in how you act or how you feel, but in how you love.
Friday, June 17, 2016
The Tension in God's Love
It is perilous to assume that God’s love gives us license to sin freely. God’s love must coexist with His sense of justice and righteous indignation at the wicked. For the careful student of Scripture, that coexistence presents perhaps the greatest tension in God’s Word.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
John MacArthur on God's Consistent Love
Love isn’t something that God discovered in the New Testament, thus abandoning His earlier dominant attributes of justice and wrath. God is love, but He doesn’t dispense with His other characteristics in favor of His love.