Loving People

Renewing Your Mind

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. ESV 1 John 4:7

I sat yesterday and chatted with a friend. We are roughly the same age. He has four kids, I have five. We have similar height, weight and hair color. In other ways, we couldn’t be more different. He’s single; I’m married. He’s struggling to find a job; I’m employed. Finally, there are ways we are similar–yet different. He’s educated in the streets; I’m educated in school. He’s had a drug problem for 20 years; I’ve had a pride and people-pleasing problem for 20 years. Finally, we both love Jesus and are growing to love Him more each day. In that regard we have a lot in common…loving Jesus, and occasionally falling away from Him…and then getting back into following Him. My friend and…

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