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S1E1: Is unconditional love, possible?

Monday, June 29, 2020

Welcome to S1E1 of Martha's Talk! 
In today's episode, we are going to speak about unconditional love. While some know me as Tasha, God changed my name to Martha. He also called me to be an Apostle. This simply means, that he commissioned me to go wherever he sends me to preach or teach the gospel, in truth and in love. Martha's Talk is a talk show in which I share the love of Christ for humanity, in Spirit and in truth. 

In today's episode we are going to go over:
  • What unconditional love is!
  • What are generational curses?
  • Is unconditional love possible?
  • How do we break free of generational curses?
  • Recommended watch: S2E3 How do we love Jesus Christ?
Focus scripture:
  • 1 John 2:9-11: Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble. But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.
  • Click here, to listen to 1 John 1-5 for free!
What are the three types of love that bible speaks about? 
What is love? 

Love is not a feeling, thought or emotion, if our mind is not governed by the Holy Spirit (see S1E7 How does God Communicate, for greater details). Love is a choice to do the following in 1 Corinthians 13:4-11, despite what we feel, or think. When our mind (soul) is governed by the Holy Spirit we will want to love people unconditionally at all times. Love is: 
  • Patient - Able to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.
  • Kind - The quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.
  • It does not envy - It does not have a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else's possessions, qualities, or luck. [1 Corinthians 3:1-7]
  • It does not boast - It exalts what Jesus Christ did, and God's grace given to us to overcome evil with good. Thus, when we share what we've accomplished at work and in family, we give God glory, instead of believing that we've accomplished what we've accomplished without God. [Matthew 5:44-46]
  • It is not proud - It does not choose self-will over God's will (the word of God). [Romans 12:1-2]
  • It is not self-seeking - It does not have concern for one's own welfare and interests before those of others; self-serving.
  • It always protects - It keeps safe from harm or injury. [Revelation 3:14-19, Romans 2:1-4]
  • It is not easily angered - It is not a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility.
  • It keeps no record of wrongs - It sends away all negative, feelings or thoughts about everyone as God does for us, when we repent. [Hebrews 8:12]
  • Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth - It overcomes evil with good, and not evil with evil because that is what Jesus Christ has called us to.
  • It always protects - God loves us so much that he does not always give us what we want. He gives us what he knows will preserve us for eternity.
  • Always trusts - When we are walking in unconditional love, it does not matter how many times somewhat may have said something offense, we will still trust that love will always overcome evil with good.
  • Always hopes - This goes hand to hand with always trusting. We have hope in God's love that has been in planted in our hearts. We believe that this love is powerful to break strongholds.
  • Always perseveres - This goes hand to hand with always hopes. When we trust, and hope, then we have perseverance to continue to love everyone. 
What is generational curse?
  • A generational curse starts off as generational sin. It eventually becomes a stronghold from generation to generation in a family. Examples of generational curses can be found in: 1 Kings 11-15.
  • In 1 Corinthians 13:8-12 the Apostle Paul tells us that how we talked, thought, and reasoned impact our view of love, until Jesus Christ can teach us the truth. It reads "Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears. When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known."
How does family play into our view point of love?
  • We all have a common enemy, and according to John 10:10, Jesus Christ said that the devil comes to steal, kill, and destroy but Jesus Christ came so that we can have life and have life more abundantly. 
  • In 1 Corinthians 13:11-12 the Apostle Paul said "When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. " 
  • I thought to myself, why would the Apostle Paul add this, after he defines what love is. It is because when we are young, we talk, think, and reason one way, and when we grow up, the Lord wants to teach us how talk, think, and reason his way. When we were young, we learned how to talk, think, and reason based upon our environment, which includes our family.
Is unconditional love possible (loving difficult people)? Yes, it is but we have to know that it is possible, desire it, and do the following:
  • #1. Believe that Jesus Christ love you and set you free from generational curses!
    • Jesus Christ loves us so much. We have to receive his love, so that we can give it to others. Receiving Jesus's love, is receiving his grace, and mercy by going to him and asking him for help and allowing him to help us. Receiving Jesus's love is asking God for forgiveness and believing that we are forgiven when we ask. Thus, when we receive his love, we can do the same to others. In John 3:16, the Apostle John wrote "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life."  In Romans 5:8 the Apostle Paul wrote "But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us." Recommended: Luke 7:36-50, Matthew 25:31-45
    • Jesus Christ has redeemed us from curses under the Law of Moses, and I believe can deliver us from all curses, if we seek him. In Galatians 3:12-14 the Apostle Paul says "Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole.” Jesus Christ redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit." 
  • #2. We have to come to Jesus Christ - Accept Jesus Christ today!
    • This requires faith, because we have to believe that Jesus Christ and the grace of God is our cure to all of our problems.
    • Matthew 11:28-30 Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” 
  • #3. Be sanctified by the Holy Spirit. 
    • On a daily basis we have to be transformed from the world, and be conformed into Jesus Christ simply by reading the bible (this is a relationship builder), and by praying to God (any form of communication directed to God, is prayer) 
    • Romans 12:1-5 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. 
  • #4. Then we can love God and love our neighbor
    • 1 John 3 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. All who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure. Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness. But you know that he appeared so that he might take away our sins. And in him is no sin. No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him. Dear children, do not let anyone lead you astray. The one who does what is right is righteous, just as he is righteous. The one who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work. No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God’s seed remains in them; they cannot go on sinning, because they have been born of God. This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not God’s child, nor is anyone who does not love their brother and sister. For this is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another. Do not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own actions were evil and his brother’s were righteous. Do not be surprised, my brothers and sisters, if the world hates you. We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love each other. Anyone who does not love remains in death. Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him. This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence: If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything. Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him. And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us. The one who keeps God’s commands lives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us. 
    • 1 John 4 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming and even now is already in the world. You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. They are from the world and therefore speak from the viewpoint of the world, and the world listens to them. We are from God, and whoever knows God listens to us; but whoever is not from God does not listen to us. This is how we recognize the Spirit of truth and the spirit of falsehood. Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us. This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit. And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they in God. And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus. There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. We love because he first loved us. Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen. And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.
What must I do to have a relationship with Jesus Christ?
Watch today's episode:

          • UNDER THE LAW OF MOSES: Matthew 22:35-40 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.
            • The Law of Moses was not abolished until after Jesus's resurrection (Matthew 5:17-20, Luke 24:44), thus those under the Law of Moses did not have the Holy Spirit in them, unless they were a chosen king or prophet, for example John the Baptist (Luke 1:15). The reason why Jesus Christ told them "to love their neighbor as they love themselves," is because they wouldn't be able to love their brothers/sisters as God loves them, since they did not have the Holy Spirit, in which we receive the love of God according to the Apostle Paul in Romans 5:5. We are not under the Law of Moses, because we believe in Jesus Christ and receive the grace of God, and accepted him as Lord & Savior.
          • UNDER THE LAW OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (GRACE): John 13:34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 15:12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
            •  Thus, we are now under the Law of the Holy Spirit (Romans 8:1-9), and are told to love one another as Jesus Christ loves us, we are able to love because we receive the Jesus's love via the Holy Spirit (John 15:12Romans 5:5), in which they did not have under the Law of Moses, which is why they could not love others, as Jesus Christ loves us.
            • The point that of adding this, is to mention, that our love is to extend beyond loving others as we love ourselves, but now, loving others, specifically brothers and sisters in Christ, as Jesus Christ loves us.

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