The Truth in Love

The Truth

Jude 3
Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.

Jude’s day is quite similar to ours. Our churches, like his, had people who wanted to be known as Christian, yet they had their own brand of the gospel.

Some people claim, “God is love, therefore, no one will go to hell.” Others say, “Homosexuality is acceptable in God’s eyes. We will lobby to make marriage between two persons of the same sex legal.” Passing a law made by men still makes it wrong in God’s eyes. For the sin of homosexuality, God utterly destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah (Genesis 19) for disobeying His very clear laws (Leviticus 20:13).

Still, others mock the idea of Messiah Jesus coming again to judge each person on earth (Jude 14-25). There are those who use the church to pursue their ungodly lusts and grow rich by preaching the gospel.

Like Jude, we must speak in love and contend for the truth of God’s word.

Lord Jesus, may we love enough to tell the truth
at all times, in all circumstances,
no matter the consequences.

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About sallyjadlow

Sally Jadlow serves as a chaplain to corporations in the greater Kansas City area. Her books are available here. She also teaches creative writing. Sally writes true inspirational short stories, poetry, and historical fiction.She also loves to cook. She teaches creative writing and speaks to young and old. Sally is the wife of one, mother of four, and grandmother of fourteen. Her website is http://.SallyJadlow.com
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6 Responses to The Truth in Love

  1. A very good message Sally with much Truth, I have Posted similar, I believe the same as you, we don’t call good what God calls evil or evil what He calls good and there will be times that those who do evil will need to be rebuked yes in Love and for Love.

    Christian Love Always – Anne.

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  2. Charmé says:

    Tough love message. Care enough to tell the truth in love.

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  3. Very good meme. Did you create that or find it? It’s succinct and powerful. Should make for a great discussion starter.

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