Quote by Warren Wiersbe: “Truth without love is brutality, and love witho...”
Is Speaking the Truth in Love Just Telling It Like It Is?
The Bible has something to say about every kind of love there is: God's love for us, and our love for Him, in marriages, families and between friends. Here are some of the best:. Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame. Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If one were to give all the wealth of one's house for love, it would be utterly scorned.
Looking at the context of Ephesians , however, gives us deeper insight on what it means to “speak the truth in love.” In the verses prior to the command to.
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But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:. Ephesians Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. Zechariah These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:. Judges And she said unto him, How canst thou say, I love thee, when thine heart is not with me? Psalm Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile. John Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile! Ephesians In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:.
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