The last two characteristics Paul lists here are both reiterations. He again denounces returning evil for evil, declaring, Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God…130 more words
Love for Christ is not sentimentalism or a sickly, pseudo-spiritual feeling. It does not result in mere lip service, either. Real love for Him is demonstrated by an active, eager, joyful, responsive obedience to His commandments. 176 more words
Joh 15:1 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.
Joh 15:2 “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.2,057 more words