• “All that I know is that God is infinitely holy, righteous and happy; that all goodness is in Him; and that, as to myself, I am a mere nothing.” – Madame Guyon

Put on Love by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 06/10/11

Put on Love

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: I would guess that one of the first things you did this morning was pick out your clothes and get dressed. But did you remember to put on love?

No, that’s not a new perfume. It’s one of the characteristics Paul mentions in Colossians 3, where he says, “Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience” (v. 12).

Wow! Can you imagine what our homes and workplaces would be like if each of us consciously put on those five qualities every morning?

The passage goes on to say, “Above all these put on love which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” Love is what pulls the whole outfit together.

How much time do you spend getting dressed in the morning? And how much time do you spend putting on compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, and above all—love?

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy Leigh DeMoss.

 

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But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God. — Acts 20:24 (NKJV)

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