Love as a Way of Living

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Love as a Way of Living

by William Powell Tuck

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Paperback | 128 Pages

Christian Living
ISBN: 978-1-57312-505-5

Brief Description

Without question the word “love” sums up the essence of our Christian faith; we are commanded to love God, our neighbors, ourselves, and our enemies. Nonetheless, many Christians struggle with living by this high standard of love in a world filled with injustice, cruelty, war, and division. To love in the face of these realities seems difficult, if not impossible. Sometimes Christians are afraid to practice love for fear of ridicule or being seen as weak. Is Jesus’ ethic of love, as some people assert, unrealistic for the modern world?

William Tuck believes we cannot—must not—give way to this negative philosophy. Jesus has challenged us to move to a higher way, a way that offers us light, guidance, and hope on this difficult path. Love as a Way of Living will help readers understand the New Testament meaning of love and incorporate this love into daily living.

We love because God first loved us. It is then our responsibility to understand, practice, and live authentically the way of love.

About the Author

William Tuck has served as both a parish pastor and seminary professor. He currently is the interim pastor at First Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a professor at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Tuck is the author or editor of more than 200 articles and a dozen books. He is married to Emily Campbell and is the father of two children and the grandfather of three. Bill enjoys traveling, antiquing, going to estate sales, and spending time with his grandchildren. He lives in Midlothian, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: What’s Your First Love?
Chapter 2: On Loving Your Neighbor
Chapter 3: How Do I Love My Enemy?
Chapter 4: Love God with All Your Heart
Chapter 5: Love God with All Your Soul
Chapter 6: Love God with All Your Mind
Chapter 7: Love God with All Your Strength
Chapter 8: A New Commandment of Love
Chapter 9: The Greatest of These Is Love

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