Embrace the Word ~ February 2024: Bold Love

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Hello Sparrow’s Song Family, 

I am so overjoyed that we made it through January! Thank you for taking a journey toward BOLDNESS in the Lord. 

We are not done with BOLDNESS yet! February’s Embrace the Word theme is BOLD LOVE! 

Jesus said, “This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you” (John 15:12). This commandment challenges and inspires us to BOLDLY demonstrate Jesus’s selfless and sacrificial love. His love is bold and radical, and ours should be, too! 

So many of us suffer silently. We desire love, not necessarily romantic love but AGAPE love- that self-sacrificing love. How can we boldly share the love of Jesus with one another? How can we boldly share the Love of Jesus with the world? 

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). We may not be called to physically, like Jesus, lay down our lives for our friends, neighbors, or even strangers. But we are called to lay down our will in service to others. AND, we can lay aside our pride, hurt, selfishness, greed, or whatever it is and just LOVE. Jesus made the greatest sacrifice for us. What will we do for others?

So, this month, let’s EMBRACE THE WORD! Let’s dive in and explore the BOLD love that Jesus has for us, and let’s LOVE LIKE JESUS!

Also, this month, I urge you to intentionally uplift someone with the love of God each day throughout February. It’s a BOLD LOVE and Encouragement Challenge, and I’ll be alongside you!

I’ve compiled some simple yet impactful prompts to assist you in purposefully demonstrating love. Feel free to utilize this tool in any way you find helpful. Click here to access the BOLD LOVE and Encouragement Prompts. Take pictures, share, and tag us in your BOLD LOVE challenges, or just show love anonymously. Share and encourage each other! What are some other ways you can BOLDLY love this month? 

Of course, we have our monthly devotional scripture writing guide. You can download it here

Take a bold leap of faith and ask the Lord to show you, each day, how you should share love. 

Friends, I am here for you! Connect with me for prayer and encouragement or just to chat. You can also join us in the Sparrow’s Song Facebook Group here, follow us on Instagram, or reply to this email address. 

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing so that by the power of the Holy Spirit, you may abound in hope. Romans 15:13

Your friend in the journey,

Remember: The Word W.O.R.K.S. We are walking in Wholeness, Obedience, Righteousness, and Kingdom Success through the Word of God.

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