Agape or disinterested love

“Agape is disinterested love. It is a love in which the individual seeks not his own good, but the good of his neighbor (1 Cor. 10:24). Agape does not begin by discriminating between worthy and unworthy people, or any qualities people possess. With agape there is no place for making differences of colour or race. […]

Loving each other with deeds and in sincerity

We should love, not in word or with the tongue, but in deed and truth.​—1 John 3:18. Love based on right principles (a·gaʹpe) is a gift from Jehovah. He is its Source. (1 John 4:7) This kind of love is the highest form of love. While it can include affection and warmth, it is primarily identified by […]

A Voice to give in May 2019

In the 15th century, the invention of the Gutenberg press meant that every literate Christian could read the Bible for themselves. This sowed the seeds for the Protestant reformation in which the self-interpreted Bible supplanted the church magisterium as the basic authority for Christian teaching. In the 21st century, the Internet and specifically the blogosphere and […]

The Song of Songs: Love Is Strong as Death

The Song of Songs (or Song of Solomon) from the Hebrew Bible is a love song beyond compare— although it has been compared to everything. Some have deemed it ancient pornography. Others have sung its praise. In the second century C.E., Rabbi Akiva called it the “holy of holies.”1 Modern artist Marc Chagall’s interpretation of […]

A Ransom for all 2 Corresponding price

Divine Justice requires the punishment of disobedience, and cannot allow the guilty to be cleared.(Exodus 34: 6, 7; Rom. 3: 19.) This is the basis of God‘s dealings; “Justice and judgment are the habitation of Thy throne.” (Psa. 89: 14; 97: 2.) He is ” the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither […]

A way to prepare for the Kingdom

Lots of people today are not at all interested in God, gods or something which may be there far in the future. They are mostly concerned with what they might gain at work and/or in their club. They love to collect as much money as possible and to be able to use it for the […]

Atonement And Fellowship 2/8

There are so many people who mock the followers of Christ. They are like those who stare and stare at the obvious, but can’t see the forest for the trees. We should go looking for a clear example of someone on Christ’s side, not to quickly cutting some one out. How many times does it […]