Tagged: Love

The Morality Molecule

“We love because he first loved us.”  1 John 4:19 I recently read an article about oxytocin.  This is a neurochemical that researchers are beginning to claim is the basis for morality in human beings.  Numerous tests have been done measuring oxytocin levels in different circumstances.  These tests indicate that when an individual feels greatly…

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Practical Thoughts on Restoration

By: Adam McClendon Adam is the Lead Pastor at Springhill Church and the Director of New Line Ministries. Galatians 6:1–5: 1 Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. 2 Bear one another’s burdens, and…

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Love Enough to Confront

By: Adam McClendon Adam is the Lead Pastor at Springhill Church and the Director of New Line Ministries. Matthew 18:15-20 presents a beautiful, but highly misunderstood, aspect of Christian community.  This text will not likely be preached in a church growth seminar.  It is not considered culturally practical or acceptable, but if the Bible is…

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The Healing Power of Love

By Joanna K. Harris Joanna Harris is an author and blogger with a tremendous passion for God.  You can contact Joanna here.  For more on Joanna and her ministry, check out her website here.  There you can also find links to her other blogs. I had a rather strange dream last night. Well, most of…

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Reflections on Rom 12:9-12 by Someone with a Long Way to Go

By: Adam McClendon www.newlineministries.com Romans 12:9-21 contains incredibly concise and convicting teachings regarding the Christian life.  Paul set the context of this section by first explaining that believers are called to surrender their lives as living sacrifices to God; whereby, he then serves others through us (12:1).  In that process, believers are to resist being…

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