Daily devotions for young dating couples
And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more (Philippians 1:9) The first mark of a mature Christian is continually abounding in love.Christ said all of the laws were summed up in love.My wife Ashley and I love working with married couples and creating resources to help people deepen their faith and strengthen their marriages.
As we look at Paul’s prayer, it should encourage us in our own prayer lives—it should encourage us in how to pray and what to pray. We say, “Bless sister Martha.” “Bless our church.” “Bless our country.” However, it only makes sense that if we are bringing a petition before the One who has all power that our petitions would be specific.
Matthew -40 says this: Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment.
And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” He also taught that love would be the mark of every true follower of Christ. Again, Philippians 1:9 says, “And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more.” One of the things we must notice about this love is that the Philippians already possessed it.
Therefore, we must always seek to progress in our spiritual lives; otherwise, we will be spiritually declining. Here in this text, he was praying for them to continue to progress spiritually. As seen throughout the letter, the Philippians were a very special church that he enjoyed tremendously.
They were the only church in Paul’s early ministry that supported him financially (Phil ).
We don't endorse missionary dating as the world does‹ moving frequently from one relationship to another without purpose or commitment.