Category Archives: The Inner Life

The “Love”-“Hate” Relationship – Part 6c: Loving God With All Our Heart (beneficial/sacrificial action – cont.)

We will now continue in our consideration of the “greatest commandment” and how it is to be fulfilled in our lives according to the principle and power of the new covenant.  In the previous post we compared the way that … Continue reading

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The “Love”-“Hate” Relationship – Part 6b: Loving God With All of Our Heart (beneficial/sacrificial action)

Our love for God begins with and is carried along by esteeming affection toward Him, but it is not complete until it is expressed through loving action.  As was shared in Part 1, love is not only a passive noun … Continue reading

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The “Love”-“Hate” Relationship – Part 6a: “Loving God With All of Our Heart” (esteeming affection)

So far in this series we’ve explored the basic nature of the “love”-“hate” relationship as well as how it comes to bear on a number of personal and interpersonal issues.  There is one more sphere that must be touched on: … Continue reading

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Stoking the Fires of Prayer and Intercession (especially for those who struggle)

Does the call to a life of prayer and intercession seem daunting to you?  Do you feel that an effective, consistent prayer life is beyond your reach?  Have you tried to pray and intercede for others regularly but have failed … Continue reading

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