Radical Love

TODAY’S VERSE
Do to others as you would like them to do to you.
Luke 6:31 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
It is perhaps one of Jesus’ best known phrases. It is known throughout the world as the Golden Rule. But behind this phrase is so much more. It is the crux of Jesus’ concept of loving others. In this same passage Jesus taught, “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, and always has been a radical and revolutionary teaching. Jesus continues by saying again, “Love your enemies!” He explains, “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.” Jesus has called us to a higher calling. He has asked us to be His disciples, His disciples of love. He said it this way, “You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate.” Today, to those of us “who are willing to listen”, may God help us love others with this radical love of Christ.

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Father, Your calling to love others is so extreme. I cannot do this in my own flesh. Fill me with Your Holy Spirit. Empower me with the power of Christ to go and love the way You love. In Jesus’ name.
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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