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KNOWLEDGE and being right is NOTHING without GODLY LOVE.

Seasoned by Grace

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I think it's interesting to see how people get along here, on this forum, and any other forum.
Paul speaks of Godly mysteries in the way God communicates with us through His word, and during my last several years of study, it has come to my observation, that at times it seems that God "TESTS" us (One of Gods mysteries), in the way we communicate with each other in "WHAT WE BELIEVE as opposed to what others believe.

God seems to give us "Grayness", and some "ROPE" to hang ourselves, in the way we can translate His word to what we think is the truth, and does He see and hear us being kind and loving about what we believe a text says, especially if what a person believes is contrary to what we believe, or are we harsh and indignant, and self-centered and mean about what we believe about our faith??

1st Corinthians 13:13 says ,"But now faith, hope and LOVE, these three; but the greatest of these is LOVE", so love is greater than faith, and so I take that to mean, because it fits in with Godly love throughout scripture I have studied, that if you are harsh and hateful to others about what you believe, and are unloving, even though you may be right in being knowledgeable, but not loving in how you communicate, that your communication in hatefulness is COUNTED AGAINST YOU, AND YOU HAVE NOTHING GODLY IN YOUR FAVOR because without GODLY LOVE in ALL THINGS, including communication, THERE IS NO SALVATION for the hateful and unloving who believe they are saved.

1st Corinthians 10:31 says, "In ALL THINGS DO TO THE GLORY OF GOD."
ALL THINGS !!!!!

Knowledge and being right is NOTHING, without GODLY LOVE.

My name is OLIGOS
 
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Tessa

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It is the heart. What comes from the tongue is fed by the heart. When I was first born again I was afraid of speaking in case I sinned. Now, many years later, I often feel the same way.
I am not knowledgeable l only know what I believe. I believe it is the heart that needs to change because what is on it comes out through the mouth, the words we use.
We can never have enough love in our hearts, prayers asking for more love, I believe, will always be granted. Then we will not judge others, but will judge ourselves.
I love the vision stovebolts has for this forum, and I pray that God will be with us and guide us to bring this vision to reality.
Thank you for your threads on love Oligos.
 
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