Saturday, November 29, 2014

What you should know about Love



Love suffers long.
It can endure evil, injury, and provocation without being filled with resentment,
indignation, or revenge.
Love is kind.
It is bountiful; it is courteous and obliging. Rendering gracious, well disposed
Love does not envy.
It is not grieved at the good of others; neither at their gifts nor at their good qualities,
or their estates.
Love does not parade itself.
It does not brag or boast nor is it arrogant.
Love is not puffed up.
It is not bloated with self-conceit or pride and does not swell upon its acquisitions.
Love does not behave rudely.
It is careful not to pass the bounds of decency. It does nothing base or vile.
Love does not seek its own.
It does not inordinately desire nor seek its own praise, honour, profit, or pleasure.
Love is not provoked.
It tempers and restrains the passions. It is not irritated or touchy.
Love thinks no evil.
It does not ponder nor meditate upon the wrongs done by others nor seek to find
Love does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth.
It takes no pleasure nor finds entertainment in evil or sin of any kind. Instead love
rejoices to see people living lives consistent with the Truth.
Love bears all things.
It shelters the good qualities of others in order to protect them and does not publish
their faults and imperfections.
Love believes all things.
It is apt to believe well of all, to entertain a good opinion of them when there is
nothing definite to the contrary.
Love hopes all things.
It is confident in its expectations toward others.
Love endures all things.
It bears up under all injury to person, property and reputation. Love never gives in.
Love never fails.
It is a permanent and perpetual attribute of God, lasting for eternity.
1 John 3:18 My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue,
but in deed and in truth.

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