Randy Alcorn's Blog: love

Real Love Encourages Others to Do the Right, Most God-Glorifying Thing

By Randy Alcorn | May 3, 2017
If we believe that sin is never in our best interests, it will clarify many otherwise hard decisions in which we imagine we must choose between helping people do right and helping them be happy. It will also help us understand what true, Christlike love looks like.

Faithful Until the End

By Randy Alcorn | April 24, 2015
The world should be able to look at a husband’s love for his wife and see what the gospel means, and be drawn to the beauty and power of God’s love for His people. That’s why I love this moving story that Garrett Kell shares about a faithful, gospel-centered marriage.

The Law of Love

By Randy Alcorn | April 4, 2014
While Scripture does not address every given situation in any place and time, Jesus does give us a twofold guiding ethical principle that can be applied in every situation. 

Is Love God’s Defining Attribute?

By Randy Alcorn, Julia (Stager) Mayo | July 29, 2013
Certainly love is a very important attribute of God. God is love, we’re told in 1 John 4:16, so in some senses it is a defining quality of God. However, this does not minimize His other qualities.