Ten Ways to Love

~Ten Ways to Love~

1. Listen without interrupting.

Proverbs 1:13- “To answer before listening–that is folly and shame.”

2. Speak without accusing.

James 1:19- “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry”

3. Give without sparing.

Proverbs 21:26- “All day long he craves for more, but the righteous give without sparing.”

4. Pray without ceasing.

Colossians 1:9- “For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives”

5. Answer without arguing.

Proverbs 17:1- “Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife”

6. Share without pretending.

Ephesians 4:15- “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”

7. Enjoy without complaint.

Philippians 2:14- “Do everything without grumbling or arguing”

8. Trust without wavering.

1 Corinthians 13:7- “It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres”

9. Forgive without punishing.

Colossians 3:13- “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you”

10. Promise without forgetting.

Proverbs 13:12- “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life”


About kristenguthrie

First and foremost, I am in love with my Savior and King, Jesus Christ. I am a student at Huntington University. I also work for Rose's Bouquets, a weddings-only florist in Ft. Wayne, which I absolutely love. I love weddings, and having a job centers around that passion of mine is the best! You can read wedding tips and experiences from planning my wedding on my other blog, kristensweddingtips.wordpress.com
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4 Responses to Ten Ways to Love

  1. This is a really good post. Thanks for sharing these.

  2. I really like the idea of this list. Number 7 is something that I have been really working hard on. It is great to get the scripture with it too. Thanks for your list!

  3. Chev says:

    I sometimes struggle with number 1- (i talk alot) and I liked numbers 9 and 10. These are vital reminders for us all, thanks.

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