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Month: December 2017

Love is Not Proud

Love is Not Proud

In 1 Corinthians 13, the Bible says that love is not proud. What is pride? Webster’s defines it as “a feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.” That doesn’t sound too bad. So, is pride really such a bad thing? Let’s look at God’s Word. What does Scripture say about pride? Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit…

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Book Review: Think Better, Live Better

Book Review: Think Better, Live Better

So, I promised when I made my post 12 Books for Christian Living that I would read and review each one. I just finished Joel Osteen’s book, “Think Better, Live Better.” And here is my honest review. I loved it! It had just the right amount of truth and encouragement that I needed at this time of my life. Let me break this down into a short overview of each chapter. But I highly recommend that you read this book…

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Love Does Not Boast

Love Does Not Boast

Today I am continuing my love series from 1 Corinthians 13:4-8. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, does not boast, is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.” Love Does Not Boast First of all, what even is boasting?…

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