|I wish to emphasize the importance of still having a deep Christian love for each other even when we don\'t agree on some things
Teachings Doctrines etc. The Bible says if we have not love, we do not know God.
During the last few interchanges between myself and Maryann. About the rapture, have become in my opinion a little heated.
Even though its its important to discuss about some subjects. Because we feel so strongly about some things.
If we are not careful, it is very easy to reply without a real intention of hurting others, and becoming a little too strong, shall we say in our replies. I myself have to reconsider my own responses has coming across in this way. Also possibly sounding has that I know, others don\'t.
I never wished to come across has doing this, but because others have such deep strong views, we have to be careful.
I have prayed about these things which I am sure others also have.
The prayers have been answered because I felt a prompting of the Lord to contact Maryann to tell her that I felt a Christian love for her, and still be Christian friends. Even if we did not agree on things. So I did.
Maryann has replied back saying the same, that the Lord had that very same day prompted her to do the same. To contact me With the same message. Which when I read it brought a few tears to my eyes.
Its so wonderful how the Lord works. I wanted to mention this to the members, so they will know that we can disagree and yet
Still have a deep Christian love for anyone that does not agree with us. Also to be careful how we say things.
Loving each other is much more priority that anything else.
We should discuss things, and ST Paul tells us that we are bound to have disagreements. But we must never lose sight of loving each other in our spirits. Its so easy to get a feeling of, I must respond to this input, because we feel so strong on a subject. This input is attacking our believes and we feel a little disturbed about it.
I think if we admit it, we all feel these things.That\'s because we are all human.
I am so pleased that the Lord stepped in, and that me and Maryann are friends and love each other in the Lord.
I have no doubt that we shall still have disagreements. But I shall never forget about the most important command to love each other. I shall continue to input but will always bear this in mind at the forefront of my inputs.
Because we are human, when exchanges get a little heated, we can start to take things a little more personal, I have seen it a few times on this Site. So if we don\'t agree with anything reply, yes. But please remember what is the real important thing is, to love each other.
I pray that others will remember this, when I write in things that they don\'t agree with. I know I shall.
He that does not have love does not know God, Says the Bible. I am not surgesting in any way that Me or Maryann or Anyone, did not ever have a Christian love for each other. I am saying That we all can get carried away in our responses and get a little heated. But if we remember the command to love each other in our minds before I or anyone inputs, it will help, not to come across any other way than that to others.
May the Lord keep us all in our spirits this love for each other that he has implanted.
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