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Cultivating Patience

Since patience is the first characteristic of love, how is it cultivated in one’s life?   Most people think it is the result of self-will and sheer determination.   However, patience is not natural, but supernatural.  It is something that God has … Continue reading

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Patience is a Possibility

The first characteristic of genuine love is practical, but it is also convicting.    The Bible says that “charity suffereth long…”   (I Corinthians 13:4).   Love is patient.   To put it negatively, love is not impatient.  Where can we learn to love … Continue reading

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Love is Patient

I often heard older couples say that when they got married they didn’t understand love and as they have grown older that they understood more fully what it meant to love each other.   I would agree with them.    Paula and … Continue reading

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