“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.” Colossians 3:14 NKJV
“And above all things have fervent love for one another, for love will cover a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8 NKJV
Genuine believers are called to exude genuine love. God has equipped us with all the love we need to love one another, “because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.”, according to Romans 5:5. Genuine love shows up in my mouth, in my motives, and in my ministry.
“Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.” Ephesians 4:15 NIV Genuine love shows up in my mouth.
“Let all that you do be done with love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14 NKJV Genuine love shows up in my motives.
“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” Galatians 5:13 NIV Genuine love shows up in my ministry.