April 21, 2015
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing. 1 Corinthians 13:1-4
This passage says something that is really strange… I can be what some would consider a “spiritual giant”, and be nothing in God’s eyes.
Love changes everything!
~ Love changes your heart – passion flows from the core of who we are.
~ Love changes your relationships- when you love someone you want to be in their presence.
~ Love changes your priorities – when you love someone, you don’t have to think about it, you just rearrange your life to accommodate love.
~ Love changes your schedule – when you love someone you rearrange your schedule for them.
~ Love changes how you spend your money, when you love someone financially you are all in.
At least that’s what you do at first…. And then life happens. And you are pulled in a thousand different ways. Keeping the main thing the main thing is not easy (Revelation 2:2-4), hard choices have to made, the word, “no” has to be used… a lot. Boundaries have to be established and time must be sanctified (set apart) for specific purposes. Love matters – Love God, Love others are the commandments that are at the core of everything that matters. Matthew 22:36-40.
You are loved, and don’t forget that your love changes everything.