Category: Meaning

This sub-category of God’s Word contains posts relating to the meaning of something, specifically, like a word in Scripture, etc.

A Sensitive Subject–Is “Love” and Reciprocation the Basis for a Healthy Relationship?

A Bucknell University survey of individuals mostly in their early twenties focused “on how men and women react to relationship situations,…both [men and women] felt that a partner whose love wasn’t equal to their own was worse than unequal sexual attraction…Emotional commitment and sex… Continue Reading “A Sensitive Subject–Is “Love” and Reciprocation the Basis for a Healthy Relationship?”

Love: A Sensitive Subject–What Does “Homosexual” Refer to in 1 Corinthians 6:9?

I’m sure you’ve noticed–There are a LOT of words in the Bible that we don’t use in our typical conversations. I tend to call them “church words.” You know…the ones we act like we know (and we do have an idea, sometimes), because we’ve… Continue Reading “Love: A Sensitive Subject–What Does “Homosexual” Refer to in 1 Corinthians 6:9?”

LOVE–Am I Responsible for My Sexual Orientation?

I’ve seen and heard the phrase, “Love is love,” a lot. You, probably, have, too. According to the Urban Dictionary, which is a web site where people, via the internet, weigh in on slang words and phrases, “Love is love,” is said to mean:… Continue Reading “LOVE–Am I Responsible for My Sexual Orientation?”

What’s Love NOT to Do (Part 3)–A Sensitive Subject

I embarked on an internet search to see what people think love is NOT…Whew! There’s a LOT out there! The thing is, it doesn’t matter how many PhDs someone has, whom they work for that gives them clout, or how many people follow them.… Continue Reading “What’s Love NOT to Do (Part 3)–A Sensitive Subject”

What’s Love NOT to Do (Part 2)–Mouth (and Heart) Matters

Have you ever been really mad, and words start flowing out of your mouth that just aren’t like you? I have! I’ve thought, “Where did that come from?!?” knowing full well it was a deeper matter than just what was going on at the… Continue Reading “What’s Love NOT to Do (Part 2)–Mouth (and Heart) Matters”

What’s Love NOT to Do?

According to Psychology Today, “When doctors and therapists teach patients to turn negative thoughts and worries into positive affirmations, the communication process improves, and the patient regains self-control and confidence. But there’s a problem: The brain barely responds to our positive words and thoughts.… Continue Reading “What’s Love NOT to Do?”

Love: The Key Ingredient–Part 2

Are you thinking, “Really?!? This, again?!? I’ve read/studied 1 Corinthians 13 so many times and heard sermons galore on love; I don’t need to read your post on it, too! Other things are calling for my time.” Before you exit out of this, please… Continue Reading “Love: The Key Ingredient–Part 2”