By Our Love

by | Apr 10, 2014 | Religion

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There is hymn that reminds us that people will know we are Christians by our love. This is by far the simplest way of stating what living and following God’s word is all about. Love is the deepest gift God has to offer and those with faith have pure love in their hearts. As Christians it is a seemingly impossible feat to expect us to always behave as Jesus did. However if you focus on love it becomes easier each day.


When you are finding it hard to live with love in your heart Online Prayer Requests can be very helpful. It will provide you with strength gained through prayer and help you release anger, resentment and fear. When you have only room for love in your heart it makes it very hard for hate to sneak in. Jesus walked with love in his heart and fought with the devil to keep him at bay. Much like Mary and Joseph were turned away at the Inn because it was full, you can turn away hate when your heart is already occupied with love.


You will have to look deep into your heart to learn how to keep away negative feelings. A good place to start is to keep your love for Jesus as the main focus of your day. This will help you to be a better and more patient spouse and parent. It will also help you to be a better neighbor and coworker.


Love is giving of yourself without ever having the smallest thought of resentment or expectation in your mind. This is very challenging in a world where you are constantly having demands placed on you. However with love in your heart you can smile and take things as they come. You will have the demeanor of someone who is happy and at peace. This is a feeling that spreads and is contagious. When you smile at someone on the street it is often unexpected and can make them smile in return. That smile can stay on their face for hours and they will spread smiles wherever they go. Smiling at everyone you meet is the perfect place to start to show you are a Christian by your love.


You can make your online prayer requests through Prophet Jordan by visiting Prophet Jordan and his community are here to share God’s word and love.