7 Characteristics of Christlike Love

 
 

As God’s sons and daughters, He wants us to be transformed into the image of His Son. Although we cannot have His infinite wisdom or power, we can develop His humility, His kindness, His joy, and, most of all, His love. What does Jesus’ love look like? Here are several key descriptions that we’ve taken from the classic love chapter, 1 Corinthians 13. 

Read on to learn 7 characteristics of Christlike love.

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The Perfect Patience We Don’t Have

 

Patience is an increasingly rare virtue in our culture. If you want a latte, just pop in a Keurig capsule. If you want someone to talk to, log on to Facebook. If you don’t feel like going to the mall, start shopping on Amazon.ca. While these modern conveniences make life easier, they also make us more impatient. Conditioned to expect things immediately, we struggle with impatience when we are forced to wait. Unlike us, Jesus was perfectly patient. He did not squirm and worry during seasons of waiting. When the most patient of us would have worn the rockers off the rocking chair with worry, He would have patiently kept walking. 

Read on to learn 3 ways that Jesus was perfectly patient.

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What Christmas Teaches Us About Patience

From the dawn of hope in Genesis to the long-awaited birth of the Messiah, the story of Christmas is a story of patience. God’s people waited centuries for the Promised One.

What can we learn about patience from the Christmas story? Here are 3 key principles.