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All articles & reviews tagged with love

Article

August 2019
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

God is love

The love of God as understood from the Scriptures is a most precious doctrine. To be loved by God and to love him in return is the joy of salvation, ‘Whom having not seen you love. Though now you do not see him, yet believing, you rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory’…

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Article

August 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

The wonder of you

One of Elvis Presley’s many number 1 hit records has the lyrics: ‘When no-one else can understand me, When everything I do is wrong, You give me hope and consolation, You give me strength to carry on. And you’re always there to lend a hand, In everything I do. That’s the wonder, the wonder…

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News

May 2018
News > International

Heroism in France

Christians have been helping to minister to people in France in the wake of the terrorist shooting in Carcassonne and Trèbes, on 23 March —  a shooting that left four dead and many physically injured and mentally traumatised. Hicham, a pastor ministering in south-western France, who has written before for Evangelical Times, has written:…

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Article

March 2018
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Solving conflicts in the home

We have an announcement to make — today, our families and marriages are under siege. Good communication and conflict resolution are important in a healthy and edifying marriage and home life, but are they missing in ours? Marital disagreements may occur for various reasons. There can be unrealistic expectations of our spouse, or the…

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Article

March 2018
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Same gender love

‘The soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David’ (1 Samuel 18:1); ‘your love to me was extraordinary, surpassing that of a woman’ (2 Samuel 1:26). In China’s past, close female friends sometimes bound themselves to each other in friendship by means of a voluntary contract called Laotong — a contract in…

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Review

August 2011
Reviews > Book

Maximum Impact: Living and Loving for God’s Glory

Subtitled ‘Living and loving for God’s glory’, this book is a clear, accessible exposition of 1 Corinthians chapter 13. Wayne Mack is best known in the UK for his valuable contribution to the work on biblical counselling. Inevitably then, this kind of approach permeates through this particular volume. Consequently, it is packed with searching…

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Review

August 2011
Reviews > Book

True Love: Understanding the Real Meaning of Christian Love

This is one of the best books I’ve read for a long time. True Love – understanding the real meaning of Christian love does exactly what it says on the cover. It is a verse-by-verse and phrase-by-phrase explanation of 1 Corinthians 13. The first chapter, ‘An important place to begin’, explains what true love…

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