LOVE Tag

17 Apr Passover Supper (Ex 12:14) by Diane Overmann

This day shall be a memorial feast for you, which all your generations shall celebrate with pilgrimage to the LORD, as a perpetual institution. ~ Ex 12:14 . Reflection: Every act of love proceeds from the Pascal mystery and brings the Kingdom more present in our world. ...

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10 Jan Harder Than It Sounds (1 Jn 4:20) by Fr. Andrew Dickinson

If anyone says, 'I love God,' but hates his brother, he is a liar; for whoever does not love a brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. ~ 1 John 4:20 . Reflections:   We live in a romantic world that makes love...

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04 Jan Harder Than It Sounds (1 Jn 4:20) by Fr. Andrew Dickinson

If anyone says, 'I love God,' but hates his brother, he is a liar; for whoever does not love a brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. ~ 1 Jn 4:20 . Reflection:   We live in a romantic world that makes love...

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23 May The Answer is Love (Jn 15:16-17) by Lauren Muzyka

"It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name he may give you.  This I command you:  love one another." ~...

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17 Apr The Holy Thursday Gift (Ex 12:14) by Diane Overmann

"This day shall be a memorial feast for you, which all your generations shall celebrate with pilgrimage to the LORD, as a perpetual institution." ~ Ex 12:14 (full readings) . Diane's Reflections:  Without the Passover meal of Holy Thursday, we might not see the tremendous love Jesus has...

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04 Apr Choose Life (Ps 34:23) by Fr. Joseph Oganda

"The Lord redeems the lives of his servants; no one incurs guilt who takes refuge in him." ~ Ps 34:23 (full readings) . Fr. Joseph's Reflections:  God has set before us "life and prosperity, death and doom" (Dt 30:15). Loving God and choosing to run in His paths...

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28 Mar True Free Love (Hos 14:5) by Kevin McNicholas

"I will heal their defection, says the LORD, I will love them freely; for my wrath is turned away from them." Hosea 14:5 (full readings) . Kevin’s Reflections: Can you imagine what it would be like to truly experience God loving you freely? I think we realize...

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09 Jan Harder Than It Sounds (1 Jn 4:20) by Fr. Andrew Dickinson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Runners Devotion (FB) provided by Team Leaders and Guest Authors. . "If anyone says, 'I love God,' but hates his brother, he is a liar; for whoever does not love a brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen." ~ 1 John 4:20...

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06 Nov Love Your Unborn Neighbor as Yourself (Rom 13:9) by Deacon Sam Lee

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "The commandments … you shall not kill … and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself." ~ Rom 13:9 (full readings) . Deacon Sam's Reflections:  St....

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14 Oct The Calling (Rom 1:7) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors "To all the beloved of God in Rome, called to be holy." ~ Rom 1:7 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:    God has not called us to immorality but to holiness (1 Thes 4:7); but our secular society believes that holiness restricts our...

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08 Apr Love and Humility (Lk 1:38) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "Mary said, 'Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.' Then the angel departed from her." ~ Lk 1:38 (full readings) . Rich's Reflections:  In today's Gospel, Mary is confronted...

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19 Nov First Love (Rev 2:4) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "Yet I hold this against you: you have lost the love you had at first." ~ Rev 2:4 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  What attracted you first to Jesus?  Upon reflection, I believe that my strong attraction to Jesus after my...

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28 May Loving Hands (1 Peter 1:8-9) by Dr. Rich Reich

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Although you have not seen Him you love Him; even though you do not see Him now yet believe in Him, you rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, as you attain the goal of faith,...

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11 May I Chose You (John 15:16) by Kathy Jo Peterson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain...

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05 Mar Luke 6:37 (Forgive to Give)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven." ~ Luke 6:37 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In the Gospel today, Jesus commands us not to...

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27 Feb Mt 25:40 (How do I love thee?)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. . "And the king will say to them in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.'" ~ Matthew 25:40 (full readings) . Rich's Reflections: In today's...

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13 Feb Mark 8:12 (Sign of Love)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "He sighed from the depth of his spirit and said, 'Why does this generation seek a sign? Amen, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation.'" ~ Mark 8:12 (full...

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23 Aug 1 Thessalonians 2:7-8 (Love Never Fails)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "We were gentle among you, as a nursing mother cares for her children. With such affection for you, we were determined to share not only the gospel of God,...

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04 Jul Genesis 28:18-19 (Bethels)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Early the next morning Jacob took the stone that he had put under his head, set it up as a memorial stone, and poured oil on top of it. He called that...

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14 Jun Matthew 5:43-44 (Love Your Enemies)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "Jesus said to his disciples: 'You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for...

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27 May John 15:13 (Friends)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." John 15:13 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: This statement by Jesus strikes to the heart for most of...

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27 May John 15:13 (Friends)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). "No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." John 15:13 (full readings) Steve's Reflections: This statement by Jesus strikes to the heart for most of...

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14 Feb Mark 8:12 (Sign of Love)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). "He sighed from the depth of his spirit and said, 'Why does this generation seek a sign? Amen, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation.'" Mark 8:12 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: Red...

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31 Jan Mark 5:19 (Seized by Fear)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). "But he would not permit him but told him instead, 'Go home to your family and announce to them all that the Lord in his pity has done for you.'" Mark 5:19 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: After...

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07 Dec Matthew 18:14 (Let God Find You)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (website, Facebook). > "In just the same way, it is not the will of your heavenly Father that one of these little ones be lost." Matthew 18:14 (full readings) Rob's Reflections: In today's Gospel Jesus speaks of His Father's will...

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15 Nov Revelation 2:4-5 (first love)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook). "Yet I hold this against you: you have lost the love you had at first.  Realize how far you have fallen.  Repent, and do the works you did at first."  Revelation 2:4-5 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  I...

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04 Nov Luke 15:1-2 (always more with God) by Kristi

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook). The tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to Jesus, but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying,“This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” Luke 15:1-2 (full readings) Kristi's Reflections: I often...

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21 Oct Luke 12:49,51 (Fire of Divine Love) by Jean Noon

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! Do you think that I have come to establish peace on the earth? No, I tell you, but rather...

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15 Oct Luke 12:2 (Head in the Sand)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).There is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known. Luke 12:2 (full readings)Steve's Reflections: * I attended a Life Teen Leadership Conference (youth ministry) in Houston, TX this past...

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06 Oct Galatians 2:2 (“hey Dad, Phil 4:13!”)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).   I presented to them the Gospel that I preach to the Gentiles–but privately to those of repute–so that I might not be running, or have run, in vain. Galatians 2:2 (full readings)   Pat's Reflections: * My dear wife...

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15 Sep 1 Cor 13:2 (Alpha Center’d in Love!)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group Devotion (archive, Facebook).If I have all faith so as to move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 1 Cor 13:2 (full readings)Pat nuggets:* Today's verse reminds us to do everything out of love for God...

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06 Jul Matthew 9:37 (evangelism)

Welcome God today with this LIFE Group devotion (archive, Facebook). The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few. Matthew 9:37 (full readings)Rich's thoughts: A major problem with evangelism today is a lack of motivation. What motivated Jesus to save others? What motivated Mother Teresa...

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15 Jun Matt 5:44-45 (Reach Out!)

Welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of...

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10 Jun Matthew 5:23-24 (Reconciliation)

Welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive). Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22Therefore, if you bring your gift to the altar, and there recall that your brother has anything against you, leave your...

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03 Jun Mark 12:30 (GOD is LOVE)

Let's welcome God today with this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (archive), anchored by Living Faith. Prove yourselves doers of the Word, and not merely hearers. James 1:22You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with...

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06 Jan 1 John 4:16 (IN CHRIST)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (website, Facebook), based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17God is Love, and...

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30 Nov Matthew 4:21-22 (Advent Love Dare…)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (website, Facebook), based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17He called them,...

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13 Nov Wisdom 13:7 (curbing the chatter)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17For they...

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06 Nov Romans 15:18 (God delivers…contact senators/reps today!)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17For I...

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05 Nov Luke 15:2 (called to His supper)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17This...

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04 Nov Romans 13:9 (As Yourself)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17The commandments...

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30 Oct Psalm 147:12 (“WE ARE ALL WITNESSES”)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17Glorify the...

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27 Oct Luke 13:19 (Size Matters Not)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17[The...

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26 Oct Psalm 68:20 (finding God in the ordinary…)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17Blessed day...

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23 Oct Romans 7:19 (in our hands…)

Let's welcome God today by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17For I...

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19 Oct Luke 12:20 (“Be a hero…today!”)

Let's welcome God this morning by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17But...

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21 Sep Matthew 9:9 (“Follow Me.” me?)

Let's welcome God this morning by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 3:17As...

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17 Sep Luke 7:38 (receive God’s love and mercy)

Let's welcome God this morning by reflecting on this short Living In Faith Exchange (LIFE) Group devotion (life-devotions.blogspot.com), which is based on Living Faith. All whatsoever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Col....

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