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LET GOD'S LOVE FLOW THROUGH YOU!


Romans 5:5 (AMP)
5:5 Such hope never disappoints or deludes or shames us, for God's love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit Who has been given to us.


The whispers in the hallways, the snide remarks, the serious glances, and the short meaningless conversations. Welcome to Church!


All too often the faith that is designed to bring Joy into the life of the believer is so misunderstood. Too many of us are under the impression that it (LOVE) is something we have to muster up from within our own ability. Loving in this fashion is destined to lead you into great disappointment and you will exhaust yourself trying to display it. All it becomes is a display.


Last week I walked into the Old Navy to discover that the beautiful family display manikins were all beheaded (except for the dog). What was once a wonderful happy family display now looked odd and cold. It's what believers look like when we try to manufacture The Love of God, instead of allowing The Spirit of God to flow through us.


I like how the New Living translation states:


Romans 5:5 (NLT)
5:5 And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love.


"He has (past tense) given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love."

You see genuine love or better "The God Kind of Love" that Paul us talking about should flow from our spirit man and not from the soul realm (mind, will, or emotions). When this becomes the source of our love walk then the whispers in the hallways will stop, there would be no snide remarks, and the serious glances will be transformed into smiles of joy and appreciation for one another.


Jesus gave the commandment and then He gave us The Holy Spirit to help us to follow through on it.


John 13:34-35 (NLT)
13:34 So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.
35 Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.”


Let us allow The Holy Spirit to have freedom of movement through our lives and prove to the world and each other we are truly His by our Love.


Life is Good - In Christ
Rev Steven Pereira

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