Four Loves

There is No Safe Investment

  • Jun 29, 2016
  • Zach Kincaid
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When we follow Jesus we abandon our societal sense of safety and self-protection. As we run toward him our affections change and we become “imitators” of God, as our reading today from Ephesians states. Right? 

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Spiritual Sins Are Worse

  • Jun 28, 2015
  • Janice B. Brown
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Lewis ends the chapter “Sexual Morality” with a remarkable assertion: “…a cold self-righteous prig who goes regularly to church may be far nearer to hell than a prostitute” (p. 95). Why does Lewis consider spiritual sins to be worse than sins of the flesh? What is Lewis’s view of the …

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Have You Ever Been In Love?

  • Feb 16, 2015
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Have you ever been in love? I can still remember the first time: the excitement; the skip in the heart when your eyes catch sight of the Beloved, the deep sense of contentment at being constantly in each other’s company; the belief that you would do anything – give even …

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Friendship (part 1)

  • Feb 01, 2015
  • Zach Kincaid
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“But very few modern people think Friendship a love of comparable value [to Eros] or even a love at all,” says Lewis in “The Four Loves.”

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Lewis's Practical Theology

  • Apr 26, 2012
  • Louis Markos
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Lewis wants his theology to have practical uses. In discussing Charity in Mere Christianity, he says: “Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbor; act as if you did…. When you are behaving as if you loved someone you will presently come to love him” (p. 116). The …

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