Day: August 12, 2010

Love Defined

Greg Laurie 90x115by Greg Laurie

“If you love me, obey my commandments.”
—John 14:15

What is love? The Beatles recorded the classic song on the subject, “All You Need Is Love,” and then they broke up and sued each other. Various philosophers have expressed opinions on love as well. Plato said that love is a serious mental disease. Oliver Wendell Holmes, who was more optimistic on the subject, said, “Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness.” Another said, “Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.”

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Did Jesus Appear in the OT?

Nathan Jones 90x115by Nathan Jones

Was the Angel of the Lord in the Old Testament also Jesus?
– Amelia, Texas

The Angel of the Lord referred to in the Old Testament was indeed Jesus Christ. This was Jesus’ title and form before He came to the Earth to be born as a human being. The Angel of the Lord was Jesus’ preincarnate state, meaning who and what He was before manifesting Himself in human form.

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