Radical Love

TODAY’S VERSE

You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate.
Luke 6:36 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
We often think of Jesus in terms of His miracles, good deeds, death on the cross and His resurrection. But just as important was His teaching. In one particular sermon Jesus taught about being compassionate like God the Father. He started out saying, “But to you who are willing to listen, I say, love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you.” This is a radical type of love and easier said than done. Jesus gives His rational by saying, “If you love only those who love you, why should you get credit for that? Even sinners love those who love them!” He finishes by sharing with the crowd, “Love your enemies! Do good to them. Lend to them without expecting to be repaid. Then your reward from heaven will be very great, and you will truly be acting as children of the Most High, for he is kind to those who are unthankful and wicked.” Today, pray about being loving like our Heavenly Father. He loved us while we were so far from Him. We must be compassionate to others.

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Father, Your call to love others is radical. Please fill me with Your spirit and birth in me a compassion like Your compassion that I might love others with Your heart.
AMEN

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About Ronald

I am a Christian who deeply believes in God and the purposes He has put us on earth for. I started in ministry when I was 20 years old. I have been involved in both evangelism and compassion ministires. I deeply believe in our mission to help those in need. I believe however,that the church has missed our calling. We have not been effective in loving others as we would love ourselves. We have not been using our Spiritual Gifts to make a difference in this world. We have not mobilized to be the salt and light in the world. The goal of this web site is to help those interested to use their Spiritual Gifts in order to fulfill the mission Christ has given us to love the world.
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