Influence is defined: the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something. Living the Christian life is living under the influence of the Holy Spirit.
Some would say, because life is short it doesn’t matter how I live. But maybe it matters more – or maybe it matters most.
Paul describes love with fifteen characteristics: what it is, what it is not. This week we look at the first five. The challenge is significant, the command is non-negotiable: we must love like this!
God’s word offers a window into our soul. It reveals who we are with divine clarity. And it calls us to change, to be confirmed to the image of Christ. Take a look, what do you see?