There's still time to practice Centering Prayer, our spiritual discipline this week. Go... sit at the feet of Jesus. Say your memory verse out loud today. Our last word for love… agape. This is the noblest of all Greek forms of love. It is a love that keeps on loving even when the one loved … Continue reading Week 22/Day 5: One Word for Love?
The Greeks have a word for love you won’t find in the Scriptures. The word is eros. Eros is a conditional love. This love is concerned with one thing… self. If it does give, it only does in order to receive something in return. It’s emotional love, erotic love, love wrapped up in what it … Continue reading Week 22/Day 4: One Word for Love?
Write the memory verse twice today in your journal. Have you decided on a sacred word for Centering Prayer? Set a date and time today to practice this discipline. Today’s word for love is phileo. It is the love we have for our friends, brothers and sisters in Christ. Phileo love responds to kindness and … Continue reading Week 22/Day 3: One Word for Love?
Our first word for love in the Greek language is storge. This is a love connoting natural affection between relatives. It is the cherishing of one’s kindred, especially parents or children. Read Romans 12:9-13 Take a look at verse 10 once more. The first half of this verse translated as kindly affectionate, devoted, or love … Continue reading Week 22/Day 2: One Word for Love?
This week's memory verse will sound familiar. Most of us know John 3:16. But do you know verse 17. They go together like peanut butter and jelly! Our spiritual discipline this week is Centering Prayer. We encourage you to take time to do this exercise at least once this week. Before you begin you may … Continue reading Week 22/Day 1: One Word for Love?