Tag Archives: love

Friend

1 Samuel 18:1, 3-4 “After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself…And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.  Jonathan took off the … Continue reading

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Sceptre

Esther 4:12-16, 5:1-2 “When Esther’s words were reported back to Mordecai, he sent back this answer:  ‘Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape.  For if you remain silent … Continue reading

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Bride

Genesis 24:63-67a “[Isaac] went out to the field one evening to meditate, and as he looked up, he saw camels approaching.  Rebekah also looked up and saw Isaac.  She got down from her camel and asked the servant, ‘Who is … Continue reading

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Debt

Deuteronomy 15:1-2 “At the end of seven years you must cancel debts.  This is how it is to be done:  Every creditor shall cancel the loan he has made to his fellow Israelite.  He shall not require payment from his … Continue reading

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Outstretched

Psalm 77:1-2 “I cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me.  When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands and my soul refused to be comforted.” … Continue reading

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Reward

Genesis 15:1 “After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: ‘Do not be afraid, Abram.  I am your shield, your very great reward.’” Hebrews 11:6b “…anyone who comes to [God] must believe that he exists … Continue reading

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Cords

Hosea 11:1-2a, 4a “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.  But the more I called Israel, the further they went from me…I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love…” John 2:14-15 “In … Continue reading

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