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  • The Love Dare: Day 21

    Day 21 Love is Satisfied in God The Lord will continually guide you, and satisfy your desire. – Isaiah 58:11   Day 20 was a vitally important day in the Love Dare – and in your life. You came face-to-face with the glaring need of every human heart. And perhaps for the very fir...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 20

    Day 20 Love is Jesus Christ While we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. –Romans 5:6   The previous day and dare lead to no other conclusion that this. Thankfully, it’s a conclusion you can live with—today, tomorrow, and forever....
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  • The Love Dare: Day 19

    Day 19 Love is Impossible Let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. –I John 4:7   The Love Dare starts with a secret.  And though it’s been an unspoken element throughout each day, you’ve likely grown mo...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 18

    Day 18 Love Seeks to Understand How blessed is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding. – Proverbs 3:13   We enjoy discovering as much as we can about the things we truly care about.  If it’s our favorite football team, we’ll read any arti...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 17

    Day 17 Love Promotes Intimacy He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends. – Proverbs 17:9 NIV   You can be close to a good friend you’ve known since childhood or college days.  You can be close to a sibling, yo...
  • The Love Dare: Day 16

    Day 16 Love Intercedes Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers. – 3 John 2   You cannot change your spouse.  As much as you may want to, you cannot play God and reach into their heart and mold them into what yo...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 15

    Day 15 Love is Honorable Live with your wives in an understanding way … and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life.  – 1 Peter 3:7   There are certain words in our language that have powerful meanings.  Whenever these words are used, an air o...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 14

    Day 14 Love Takes Delight Enjoy life with the wife you love all the days of your fleeting life. – Ecclesiastes 9:9 HCSB   One of the most important things you should learn on your Love Dare journey is that you should not just follow your heart.  You should lead it. &n...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 13

    Day 13 Love Fights Fair If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. – Mark 3:25   Like it or not, conflict in marriage is simply inevitable.  When you tied the knot as bride and groom, you joined not only your hopes and dreams but also your ...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 12

    Day 12 Love Lets the Other Win Do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests others.  – Philippians 2:4    If you were asked to name three areas where you and your spouse disagree, you’d likely be able to do it without thinki...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 11

    Day 11 Love Cherishes Husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. – Ephesians 5:28    Consider these two scenarios.   A man’s older car begins having serious trouble, so he takes it to a mechanic.  After an assessment is made, he is t...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 10

    Day 10 Love is Unconditional God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ dies for us.  – Romans 5:8   If someone were to ask you, “Why do you love your wife?” or “Why do you love your husband?” – what wou...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 9

    Day 9 Love Makes Good Impressions Greet one another with a kiss of love.  – 1 Peter 5:14   You’ve covered some serious ground so far in this journey.  Learning to demonstrate aspects of love patience, kindness, and encouragement are not always easy but are ...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 8

    Day 8 Love is Not Jealous Love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like blazing fire. – Song of Solomon 8:6 NIV Jealousy is one of the strongest drives known to man.  It comes from the root word for zeal and means “to burn with...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 7

    Day 7 Love Believes the Best [Love] believes all things, hopes all things. – 1 Corinthians 13:7 In the deep and private corridors of your heart, there is a room.  It’s called the Appreciation Room.  It’s where your thoughts go when you encounter positive ...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 6

    Day 6 Love is Not Irritable He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.  -Proverbs 16:32 Love is hard to offend and quick to forgive.  How easily do you get irritated and offended?  Some people have the ...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 5

    Day 5 Love is Not Rude He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be reckoned a curse to him. —Proverbs 27:14 Nothing irritates others as quickly as being rude. Rudeness is unnecessarily saying or doing things that are unpleasant for another person to be ...
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  • The Love Dare: Page 4

    Day 4 Love is Thoughtful How precious also are Your thoughts to me. . . . How vast is the sum of them! If I should count them, they would outnumber the sand. —Psalm 139:17–18 Love thinks. It’s not a mindless feeling that rides on waves of emotion and falls asleep m...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 3

    Day 3 Love is Not Selfish Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor. —Romans 12:10 We live in a world that is enamored with “self.” The culture around us teaches us to focus on our appearance, feelings, and personal desires as ...
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  • The Love Dare: Day 2

    Day 2 Love is Kind  Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.  Ephesians 4:32 Kindness is love in action. If patience is how love reacts in order to minimize a negative circumstance, kindness is how love acts to maximi...
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