'love' Tagged Posts

'love' Tagged Posts

THE MARRIAGE OF TRUTH & LOVE

The aged apostle John wrote 3 short little letters toward the end of the new Testament.  In the 13 verses of his second little letter, the word love appears 5 times, and the word truth appears 5 times. Pretty neat balance, wouldn’t you say?  A marriage made in heaven, don’t you suppose?  Truth and love.  The two go together.   It sure beats this phony marriage you hear so…

“CAST YOUR BREAD UPON THE WATERS”

“Cast your bread upon the waters,” wrote King Solomon in Ecclesiastes 11. It has a beautiful ring to it.  But what does it mean?  Tossing a loaf of bread into the Mississippi would seem an odd and pointless thing to do! Solomon is actually talking about an act of commerce or trade, of shipping “bread,” that is, grain, over the waters to distant lands. The Bible tells us…