Rekindling Your First Love

Loving God and Others

Can you describe your marriage? Is it red hot, lukewarm, or just plain cold to the touch? Many divorces occur simply because spouses are too busy to pay attention to their love temperatures. The same can be said about our love for the Lord. When was the last time you felt excited to spend time with God? Can you recall a recent time when God did something amazing for you? If you struggle to answer, then you might need to take your temperature and begin rekindling your first love, because scripture tells us Jesus is paying attention.

“Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love…I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth.
(Revelation 2:4 and 3:15-16).

First Love is Not Just About Jesus

That’s sounds so wrong. Isn’t Jesus supposed to be our first love? Yes he is, but not just him and here’s why. 

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One Way To Achieve Perfection

one way to achieve perfection

I Am Perfect!

Have you achieved perfection? Can you say this with me? I…Am…Perfect!

Something just goes in sideways, doesn’t it? If you want to know what true perfection is and how to achieve it, then here’s how.

First, let’s define true perfection. We have been bombarded for so long by the world’s idea of perfect that we seriously can’t bring ourselves to even think we could be. I recently taught at a Women’s Conference about the struggle we have trying to measure up to the world’s definition of perfection. I showed them a poster of an ad for a major retailer with a tall, beautifully tanned young woman in a tight-fitting black dress. She had long, flowing wavy hair. Her eyes were gorgeous and her face flawless. Her skin was smooth and without blemish and even her feet in little strappy sandals looked perfect! I asked the question,

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