love is patient

Love is…patient. One of our earliest fights taught us how to resolve conflict starting with the little things. It’s taken many years, but we’ve applied that lesson over and over again.

P.S. I won! 😉

“Now may the God Who gives the power of patient endurance (steadfastness) and Who supplies encouragement, grant you to live in such mutual harmony and such full sympathy with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,”
‭‭Romans‬ ‭15:5‬ ‭AMPC‬‬

How to Lead a Bible Study that Pleases Every Personality

bible study, personalityLeading a Bible study small group can be challenging. There will be some who want to fill up every minute with chatter, and others who won’t want to contribute at all. Some finish all their homework every week, and others never touch it. It’s enough to make us wonder – how to lead a Bible study that pleases every personality?

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marriage monday

In a healthy marriage, we make allowances for each other’s faults. Who should go first? The one who’s most spiritually mature!

“I THEREFORE, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God’s service, Living as becomes you] with complete lowliness of mind (humility) and meekness (unselfishness, gentleness, mildness), with patience, bearing with one another and making allowances because you love one another. Be eager and strive earnestly to guard and keep the harmony and oneness of [and produced by] the Spirit in the binding power of peace.”

‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:1-3‬ ‭AMPC‬‬