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  • The Bible Says Love Is a Choice

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    Today we’ve bought into this myth that love is uncontrollable, that it’s something that just happens to us. In fact, even the language we use implies the uncontrollability of love. We say, “I fell in love,” as if love is some kind of a ditch. It’s like I’m walking along one day and — bam! — I fell in love. I couldn’t help myself.

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  • What Do I Do When My World Falls Apart?

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    When your world is falling apart, it’s so easy to focus on the pain, the problems, the pressure, and the difficulties. It’s the natural response. But the biblical response is to turn your focus to God’s love.

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  • You’re Alive Because God Wants to Love You

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    A while back, a man came into my office and said, “I’m a Christian, but I don’t feel like I’m going anywhere in my spiritual growth. I’m kind of stuck in neutral.”

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  • We Love Because God Loves Us

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    We were created in God’s image to do two things on Earth: learn to love God and learn to love other people. Life is all about love.

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  • God’s Love Is Deep Enough

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    There are times when we all think, “I’m going under for the last time! I’m about to sink!” But no matter how deep you are, God’s love is deeper than your problem.

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  • The Height of God’s Love

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    There is no place that you can go where God’s love isn’t. You’ll never be separated from God’s love.

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  • The Length of God’s Love

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    There’s a limit to human love. It wears out. It dries up. That’s why you have to have God’s love in all your relationships if they are going to last. God’s love never wears out. God’s love is patient, persistent, and persevering.

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  • The Width of God’s Love

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    The width of God’s love extends across the entire world and includes everyone he has created: “The LORD is righteous in all his ways and faithful in all he does” (Psalm 145:17 NIV).

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  • God Wants to Give You Freedom

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    The world defines freedom as a life without any restraint: "I can do anything I want to do and say anything I want to say without anybody telling me what to do." Everybody else may get burned by you, but you get to do it your own way. The world says you can have your freedom, but only by being totally selfish.

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  • How to Show Love to a Demanding or Selfish Person

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    Love can be absolutely exhausting. Don’t let anyone fool you. The kind of love that really makes a difference in this world will zap everything out of you.

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