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Love and Rejoicing - David Mitts

Love does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; (1 Corinthians 13:6) Click here to listen to "Love and Rejoicing" Rejoice! A word of great encouragement. In the word is the emotion of joy. In Hebrew, the word root is samach. It is used throughout the scriptures as the word joy, the word gladness, and the word for rejoicing.  It is the emotion of the heart. The heart expresses joy as its native emotion. Let’s think for a bit what happens when we are joyful, rejoicing.  Think of a time when you felt the exhilaration of joy of rejoicing.  You weren’t just happy but thrilled in your heart by an experience or a relationship.  Joy isn’t the calm feeling of accomplishment but an exuberant emotion.  It exists when there is an agreement in the heart about something that is happening or has happened.  When a hope in the heart meets with the manifestation of that hope, joy is the outcome. Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But when the desire comes, it is a tree of …

Love and Accounting - David Mitts

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Love does not take into account a wrong sufferedNASB
Click here to listen to "Love and Accounting" Love never fails. When we operate in the heart condition of love, we operate with the heart of God who is love. That brings us into alignment with His mind, which is called wisdom and with His power, which is the anointing.   We live in a broken world. Not broken by original design but broken because of the minds and hearts of people who were called to shepherd the world.  We were created in the image and likeness of God and, so we were designed to operate in love towards Him, towards one another and in that love to shepherd or steward our planet.   The creation itself is travailing because of our lack of love. For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willi…