The Way Of Love by Curt Dodd

I Corinthians 13 - 14:1

My aim in life is _______________ can you fill in the blank? If
you were going to say right now what your one aim in life is,
what would it be? Many of us would say, "My aim in life is
fun," some would say "success", "My aim in life is happiness, I
just want to be happy." My aim in life for others would be
security, "I want to know that I am financially secure, that's
all that I'm working for right now. My aim in life is comfort."
Maybe you would say it is more emotional, "My aim in life is
recognition, approval." Regardless of what you say in that
blank, it will be your dominant life principle.

The Bible tells us that our aim in life should be love. Now why
is that critical? For this reason. Your dominant life
principle is so important that when the choices come in your
life to make a decision and there are many different options to
choose, then you will always go with your dominant life
principle. Maybe there is a choice between success or fun. If
fun is your dominant life principle, then you will choose to do
the thing that is fun and that the thing that leads to success;
however, if indeed your dominant life principle is love, then
you will do what ever it takes to do love.
I Corinthians 14:1 says in the Living Bible:

The Bible tells us that love should be our life's aim. That
that is the most important aim that we are to seek after. That
should be the goal of our life, not only to be in love, but to
give love. And to stay in love with everyone. The New
International says:
"Follow the way of love".
So therefore, ...

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