this really touched my heart tonight | O Church Arise

O church, arise and put your armor on;Hear the call of Christ our captain;For now the weak can say that they are strongIn the strength that God has given.With shield of faith and belt of truthWe’ll stand against the devil’s lies;An army bold whose battle cry is “Love!”Reaching out to those in darkness. Our call to war, to love the captive soul,But to rage against the captor;And with the sword that makes the wounded wholeWe will fight with faith and valor.When faced with trials on ev’ry side,We know the outcome is secure,And Christ will have the prize for which He … Continue reading this really touched my heart tonight | O Church Arise

Kindness is tender love in action

Kindness is tender love in action. But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift … Continue reading Kindness is tender love in action