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  • Tough Love

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,203 views

    We must love everyone, even our enemies.

    Tough Love 1. Valentine’s Day. Candy, flowers, Hallmark cards. Day for people “in love”. What is love? Emotion? Feeling? Physical desire? What is love? 2. Young adults discussing how to say “I Love You”. Group, suit, knelt, ask to marry. Mom, tough ...read more

  • Tough Love: God The Father Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 19, 2009
     | 2,288 views

    This sermon focuses on God the Father whom Paul says is love. We all need love to develop and be healthy. But God’s love is not the soupy, sentimental kind of love. It’s tough love.

    Tough Love: God the Father Hosea 2:16 and 2 Corinthians 13:14 We’re in the second week of this month’s series on the Trinity. Last week, our emphasis was on a God who demonstrates his nature as a God of unity. There is one God who celebrates diversity as three distinct persons…the Father is not ...read more

  • Tough Love In The Church

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Apr 23, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,078 views

    What is church discipline? When is it appropriate? How long does it last?

    Matthew 18:15-17 1 Corinthians 5:1-11 1 Timothy 1:18-20 Titus 3:10-11 1. Illus. of teenager gone wild • Young man of about 18 went wild. • Would drink, do drugs, come home raging and tear up the place. • Would come to blows with mom and dad. • Finally, parents had to administer “tough ...read more

  • God's Tough Love

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jun 25, 2012
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,144 views

    Often God has to spank as part of His loving discipline. Heb. 12:6 “…whom the LORD loves He chastens, and scourges every son whom He receives." There are at least 3 purposes to God’s tough love or chastening - instruction, correction, and prevention.

  • Tough Love In The Church

    Contributed by Tim Huie on May 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,692 views

    What does the Bible REALLY teach about church discipline?

    TOUGH LOVE IN THE CHURCH Matthew 18:15-17 1 Corinthians 5:1-11 1 Timothy 1:18-20 Titus 3:10-11 1. Illus. of teenager gone wild • Young man of about 18 went wild. • Would drink, do drugs, come home raging and tear up the place. • Would come to blows with mom and dad. • Finally, parents ...read more

  • God's Tough Love Series

    Contributed by Steve Hanchett on Jan 22, 2001
    based on 101 ratings
     | 5,164 views

    Deals with the tension between the love and judgment of God.

    “God’s Tough Love” Hosea 1:3-9 Steve Hanchett, pastor Berry Road Baptist Church January 21, 2001 So he went and took Gomer the daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son. Then the Lord said to him: “call his name Jezreel, for in a little while I will avenge the bloodshed of ...read more

  • God's Tough Love

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Aug 23, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,544 views

    If you want to grow to full maturity in life, respect God's discipline; don't reject it.

  • Jesus Is...! Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 13, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,872 views

    A look through the book of Hebrews to learn more about who Jesus Is in our lives.

  • Jesus – An Example Of Tough Love

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Sep 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,134 views

    The heart of the gospel message is love but the bulk of the gospel message contains instructions for serving Christ.

  • Love: Tender Or Tough

    Contributed by Timothy Gardner on Apr 26, 2015
     | 1,823 views

    Christians need to learn the value of tough love in both giving and receiving it.

    Who said the following harsh words? “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites!” “You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel!” “You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and ...read more

  • God's Tough Love For His Dysfunctional People Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 11, 2011
     | 2,732 views

    When God's people as a whole fail to be light, we as individual believers can still SHINE.

  • When The Going Gets Tough Love Gets Going Series

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on May 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,324 views

    Living a life of love in the midst of unimaginable persecution. If this is the message to these Christians who are under unimaginable persecution, then what is the message for us living in a free society; and how much more does God expect from us as a re

  • A Whorific Love For God Series

    Contributed by David Kirkner on Nov 19, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,075 views

    Sometimes God’s unfailing love becomes tough love

    Introduction to: A Whoriffic Love For God If it ever happened in today’s Christian church it would travel the gossip line right across the country. Today’s 21st century Pharisees would shake their heads in disgust and others who didn’t know the context of the tale would add false but juicy ...read more

  • A Whorific Love For God Series

    Contributed by David Kirkner on Nov 11, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,137 views

    Sometimes God’s unfailing love becomes tough love

  • Marijuana Use: Willingly Walking Into Bondage

    Contributed by Terry Frazier on Feb 1, 2014
     | 4,478 views

    What's really behind the movement in America to legalize marijuana? Why do we want to sanction people being put into bondage to a substance and in a broader sense sin? This is very troubling as Christians seem to be having a hard time standing against sin

    A couple of weeks ago I preached a message on the Christian views on legalizing marijuana in America. If you’ll recall, I wasn’t very supportive of the idea. The notion that we can legalize sin and somehow make state sanctioning of sin a good thing despite the fact that legalizing ...read more