Losing our parents can be a traumatic experience. For this reason, I am keeping my cousins Mario, Lisa, Daryl, and Rico in my prayers and my thoughts at such a time as this – the death of their mother.
It does not matter if a Yeshua believer is a bondservant or a free man or woman, every Yeshua believer should have a servant’s heart – should always be ready to happily serve others selflessly and compassionately.
There is more than one way to say LOVE. The Greeks had at least eight different ways to say love, and those eight words are as follows: Agápe, Éros, Ludus, Mania, Philautia, Philía, Pragma, and Storgē.
Let us always be ready not only to rejoice with the folks who want us to celebrate with them but also be ready to care for the ones who need us to demonstrate compassion for them.
Jesus the Christ makes it absolutely clear that the only RSVP response that will matter to God is that response which is an initial “yes” followed by a progressive inward change—a sanctified spirit/heart that is habitually sincere, repentant, humble, compassionate, loving, and obedient. These Christ-like characteristics are MUST!