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What's love got to do with it?

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I want to talk to you today about love. I mean, do we even really know what love is? Most of our definitions of love have been shaped from various influences, maybe Disney movies like Snow White, Cinderella, or Tangled, romance novels, TV shows, Hollywood movies, our friends, our parents, and maybe even music.

Everyone has a song that either makes them happy they are in love or sad that they were in love.

In 1984 Tina Turner released the third single from her album ‘Private Dancer’, it was called “What’s love got to do with it”. It became a huge success for her and almost everyone has heard her song.

But does it really represent love in a positive way? Listen to some of the lyrics:

“What’s love but a second hand emotion

“What’s love but a sweet old fashioned notion

“It scares me to feel this way”

“Who needs a heart when a heart can be broken

Tina’s question was “what’s love got to do with it” and her answer made love sound like something not important or something that only causes pa…

Partaking in communion unworthily

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Corinthians 11:26-32 (YLT)  for as often as ye may eat this bread, and this cup may drink, the death of the Lord ye do shew forth -- till he may come; so that whoever may eat this bread or may drink the cup of the Lord unworthily, guilty he shall be of the body and blood of the Lord: and let a man be proving himself, and so of the bread let him eat, and of the cup let him drink; for he who is ea...ting and drinking unworthily, judgment to himself he doth eat and drink -- not discerning the body of the Lord. Because of this, among you many [are] weak and sickly, and sleep do many; for if ourselves we were discerning, we would not be being judged, and being judged by the Lord, we are chastened, that with the world we may not be condemned;

I wanted to address a certain part of this scripture. Many have cowered in fear and had their minds totally twisted because of the many teachings based on these verses. It's very easy to research what was actually happening at the time so I won…