13 If I speak about LOVE

held by the word13 If I speak in the tongues[a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 3 If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast,[b] but do not have love, I gain nothing.

4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part, 10 but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.

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interracial beauty and taboe….Jesus made us ONE

There are absolutely no grounds in either the Old Testament or the New Testament to prohibit interracial marriages.

Thankfully, God does not judge humans by mere external appearances. Though humans have a tendency to judge people by how they look, including their skin color, God does not judge us by color; He judges the heart. The beauty of God’s judgment is that he is “no respecter of persons” (Acts 10:34), and thus we are to judge the same way (1 Timothy 5:21James 3:17).

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The beauty of the ministry of Christ is that in him there are no barriers between Jew and Gentile, slave and freeman, male and female (Galatians 3:28); there is neither circumcised or uncircumcised, Barbarian or Scythian in Christ (Colossians 3:11). And those who become followers of Jesus are part of Abraham’s seed and heirs of His (Galatians 3:29).

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Oh, and if you recall, in a heavenly vision, the apostle John was able to see clearly the plan of God fulfilled. Here, before the throne of God and the Lamb, in heaven, a great multitude was standing arrayed: they were from every nation, tribe, people and language (Revelation 7:9ff.). This inspiring scene accords perfectly with our Lord’s greatest commission, “go and make disciples of the nations” (Matthew 28:18f.).

So, we have seen that there is no prohibition against interracialmarriages in the Bible. We have also seen that God’s plan of salvationincludes drawing his people from every nation, tribe, people and language.

May we have this same desire, eschewing all forms of racism and ungodly prejudice.

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How to Be a Good Christian Wife in Traditional Marriage

Are you looking for guidance on how to be a good Christian wife? If so, here are seven things you simply must do:

( Me and my hubby)

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1. Pray for your husband.
The world is a difficult place for a man. They are competing in the marketplace for jobs, feeling the weight of the financial burden of providing for a family, and having to deal with many stressors beyond their control.
They are also in a world that increasingly assaults their masculinity.
 
2. Speak clearly and directly to your husband.
Men use fewer words than women do. They want to get to the bottom line of the message quickly and they also process one aspect of an issue at a time. Women like to explore all aspects of a subject at the same time as well as give hints about what they really want. Give your husband the gift of direct and short messages he doesn’t have to work at interpreting
 
3. Have your own support system.
Too many women expect their husbands to handle all their emotional needs. Men aren’t equipped to do that. They don’t understand their wives emotional ups and downs and they don’t understand how to respond to them. They want to solve the problem and don’t get it when we just want empathy. Men aren’t capable of being girlfriends.
 
4. Accept his relationship with his mom.
There’s something about the two women in the kitchen that transfers to the two women most important to a man. It is hard for us to accept that there is something between our husbands and their moms that we don’t share with them. Our mother-in-laws will always see them as their little boys. We will feel the same way about our sons. Unless their relationship is really dysfunctional and ruining yours, let it be.
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5. Be his partner.
The two of you joined together to have a life together. Figure out how to take care of your needs and goals while prioritizing filling in the gaps that your husband can’t fill. This way you are his helpmate and you are a valuable team member. Also make time for being with him doing things he likes.
 
 
 
6. Be an independent woman.
He was attracted to you as a single woman. He saw you as a person he respected and admired. You need to continue to have interests separate from your husband and to have different opinions. He needs to see you as a person and not just his wife
 
 

 

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7. Accept him as a spiritual leader.
Not all men lead their families spiritually by having sit down devotions. Some lead by example through hard work and good character. Some lead by their strength and desire to protect. Others lead by teaching life lessons. Accept whatever form of spiritual leadership your husband offers rather than making him feel like he is a failure as a spiritual leader.
 
 
 
:You simply must do these seven things to be a good Christian wife. Your husband will absolutely love the new you and you will love your new man!
by Karla Downing
 
Colossians 3:17-18 ~ “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.