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Love is the only fire that is hot enough to melt the iron obstinacy of a creature’s will.

Love is the only fire that is hot enough to melt the iron obstinacy of a creature’s will.


2.
Love can grow only if it is rooted in the soil of true obedience.

Love can grow only if it is rooted in the soil of true obedience.

Reference:  Leading With Love, Lewis and Roth, 2006, p. 184, Used by Permission.


3.
Love, and do what you will.

Love, and do what you will.


Author: Augustine
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Love is power. The Holy Spirit, for the most part, works by our affection. Love men to Christ; faith accomplishes much, but love is the actual instrument by which faith works out its desires in the Name of the Lord of love. And I am sure that, until we heartily love our work, and love the people with whom we are working, we shall not accomplish much.

Love is power. The Holy Spirit, for the most part, works by our affection. Love men to Christ; faith accomplishes much, but love is the actual instrument by which faith works out its desires in the Name of the Lord of love. And I am sure that, until we heartily love our work, and love the people with whom we are working, we shall not accomplish much.

Reference:  An All-Around Ministry.


5.
When love is felt, the message is heard.

When love is felt, the message is heard.

Reference:  Quoted by Curtis C. Thomas, Practical Wisdom for Pastors, Crossway Books, 2001, p. 65.


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Deep in our timid hearts is a desire to be loved mildly, nothing more. That way, we retain control, we set the terms, we avoid risk. Our loving God, in His ferocious intensity, will have none of it. He defines the meaning of our lives, and we are saved from our anemic loves and brought by degrees into intense loves, like His own.

Deep in our timid hearts is a desire to be loved mildly, nothing more. That way, we retain control, we set the terms, we avoid risk. Our loving God, in His ferocious intensity, will have none of it. He defines the meaning of our lives, and we are saved from our anemic loves and brought by degrees into intense loves, like His own.

Reference:  Blog Post: How Edwards Defined Love, January 19, 2008, Used by Permission.


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The deepest sense of guilt comes not when you sin against law but when you sin against love.

The deepest sense of guilt comes not when you sin against law but when you sin against love.


Author: Unknown Author
Topics: Guilt
Love-Power