A Prayer for Struggling Relationships
A prayer for struggling relationships by meg bucher and now these three remain faith hope and love but the greatest of these is love. I corinthians thirteen thirteen relationships remain imperfect because humanity is incapable of selfless love. Fall in the garden of eden were continually cursed with sin keeping us from accomplishing correct communication with each other only one pair of feet have ever trod the earth in perfect obedience to god. Jesus came out of compassion for us. It's through him that we can find victory in life and our relationships not through perfection of our behavior but through the perfect forgiveness and hope that his love grants us. The very definition of struggle is to contend with an adversary or opposing force. We often the people on the other side of our relationships against ourselves. In addition to the disagreement hand we internally mull over all of the ways that we want them to treat us and expect to be treated were set to a defensive default but created to love and now these three remain faith hope and love but the greatest of these is love. I corinthians thirteen thirteen. Jesus todd that this was the most important command the end. Iv notes on this verse. Say that jesus is teaching united. His followers around love. Unity is the opposite of struggling opposition. There's nothing we can do to force our relationships to work but we can focus on love the most important one answered. Jesus is this hero. Israel the lord. Our god the lord is one love the lord your god with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this. Love your neighbor as yourself there's no commandment greater than these mark. Twelve twenty nine through thirty one.