LOVE DOES NOT SEEK ITS OWN way. Scriptures prophesies that the end times would be marked by lawlessness within the church. “(Love) does not behave rudely, does not seek its own” I Corinthians 13:5 Jesus said: “Because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold” (Matthew 24:12). He was speaking specifically of “agape”, not fleshly love, but the God-kind of love. And indeed the love of many has grown cold. This is inevitable because lawlessness (rebellion) and love are not compatible.
Lawlessness is a form of self-indulgence, and love is not self-indulgent. Love is not self-seeking. People have transformed the very definition of love twisting it into a lustful desire to get their own way and do what they want to do. When you say, “I can do what I want with my day, my time, my money, my future”; then the spirit of lawlessness is at work in your life. If God does not control all areas of your life, chances are He doesn’t control any. There’s no days off to do what you want to do in God’s kingdom.
See, you’re either living in His kingdom, or your own kingdom for no man can serve two masters. You cannot serve God and yourself. This is a daily battle in the life of the Christian- the fighting of your selfish nature. “But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified.” I Corinthians 9:27 Crucify your selfishness and walk in the Spirit. #runyourrace
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