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For the Bride: The Sum of All

When Paul wrote that love is “the more excellent way”–that it “bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, and endures all things”–and that it is greater than faith or hope, he was doing all he could to say it is the sum of all. 168 more words

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Engagement Photo Tips

Now that your engaged it is time to start the planning process and first and foremost sending out save the dates after you have a set date.   151 more words

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For the Bride: Soft on Sin?

We have spent an extended period of time considering the way of love in early Christianity, revealing that it was the virtue which defined and directed the inner life and outer witness of the desert fathers and mothers. 727 more words

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For the Bride: Freedom to Love

Rarely do all three weekly writings here on Oboedire revolve around the same theme, but they do this week. The theme of freedom has woven its way naturally into each post, quite apart from any advance or deliberate plan on my part. 257 more words

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For the Bride: The Cost of Love

A look at the early desert mothers and fathers reveals that the kind of love we are describing came at great cost.  Far from being quick and easy, it was prolonged and challenging.  473 more words

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For the Bride: The Confirmation of Love

The desert Christians were earthy folk, perhaps in large measure because of the environment in which they worshipped and worked. While some of the Church’s best theology comes from the early-Christian era, it is almost always expressed through a tangible practice of some kind. 240 more words

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