Hymnnotes: The Love of God.

December 6, 2014. Today I would like to comment on a beloved hymn that is actually one of my sister’s favorites. The hymn has a deep message of the everlasting, profound love of God and details it in such beautiful language. When I was younger, I could not help but imagine what the writer was…

5 Characteristics of a love like Christ’s.

November 17, 2014. There is little debate that one of the central messages in the gospels is the love of Christ. This love is what brought Him down to earth, to teach to a world that was pretty hard of hearing and to eventually lay down His life as a ransom for all who would…

The Christian Virtues, Part 8: Love.

October 12, 2014. We have come to the end of our journey through the Christian virtues as we discuss the fins virtue mentioned by Peter which is one of extreme importance in the Christian ideology. It is perhaps the foremost virtue, the foremost teaching and the core of Christianity itself. No pressure, right? I hope…

The Christian Virtues, Part 7: Brotherly Kindness.

October 11, 2014. The last two virtues are somewhat similar in nature, and I admit that I have had to do some studying to tell the difference. Honestly, I haven’t really grasped the full difference between the two besides that which is intuitive. Brotherly affection and love. I think I have gotten somewhat of an idea…

Unity through humility.

September 14, 2014. “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” (Philippians 2:1-2) I dream of a day when all Christians are unified under one…

Denying the power of this life.

June 5, 2014. “No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate…