Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Reclaiming Love ~ An Excellent Read!

So many of the weddings I perform use the scripture from 1 Corinthians 13.  People love to hear the section that “love is patient, love is kind . . .,” but I will not read that scripture without starting at the beginning of the chapter.  It brings the passage to life.

Ajith Fernando, the author of Reclaiming Love: Radical Relationships in a Complex World has masterfully written about the great “love chapter” of the Bible.  His writing is easy to read and understand.  It can be used as a devotional, or as a sermon.  At times he goes in depth to help us better understand what this chapter is about, as particular word meanings are studied.

He used stories and examples from his time in Sri Lanka, which helped bring some of the passages come to life a little more.  Fernando helps us to better understand what it means to love, since love is the cornerstone of faith in Christ.  As we accept His love and then pass His love on to others.  How we love is a sign of our spiritual health.

This was an excellent book and I highly recommend it.  This book was provided by Zondervan through the program called BookSneeze in exchange for an objective review of this book by Ajith Fernando, Reclaiming Love: Radical Relationships in a Complex World.

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