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“THE SPONTANEITY OF LOVE” -- Love is not premeditated, it is spontaneous, i.e., it bursts up in extraordinary ways. There is nothing of mathematical certainty in Paul’s category of love. The springs of love are in God, not in us. It is absurd to look for the love of God in our hearts naturally. It is only there when it has been shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit. If we try to prove to God how much we love Him, it is a sure sign that we do not love Him. The evidence of our love for Him is the absolute spontaneity nature of our love. It comes naturally. In looking back we cannot tell why we did certain things, we did them according to the spontaneous nature of His love in us. The life of God manifests itself in this spontaneous way because the springs of love are in the Holy Ghost (Romans 5:5). Read your Bible Prayerfully.

HELLO MORENO VALLEY
“Where Dreams Soar”

Moreno Valley: Get ready! “WE” are planning for our Independence Day Parade and Family Funfest. This year’s festivities will kick off with the parade on July 4, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. The festival activities and concert will take place at Morrison Park/Mountain View Middle School in the afternoon. Venders get your wares ready. For more information contact (951) 413–3701. Place this date on your calendar. Dog licenses are now available online for Moreno Valley residents. Moreno Valley residents can now go online to purchase a new dog license or renew their current dog license before it expires. The online program called web licensing and offered by Moreno Valley’s Animal Services Division, allow Moreno Valley residents to ensure their pet is currently licensed. To access this new service, Moreno Valley residents can go to the City’s website at www.moval.org and click on the dog license link or the right side of the homepage under City Animal Services. Please contact the Moreno Valley Animal Shelter at (951) 413-3790.

PUBLIC ART EXHIBIT: The City of Moreno Valley is currently accepting applications from artists to display their artwork through a new art loan policy adopted by city council earlier this year. All artists will need to reside, work, or have been in Moreno Valley. These requirements also apply to works of art submitted by family members of deceased artist. The deadline for submittal is March 15, 2012. Art pieces will be displayed April 1st 2012 to June 30th 2012. Applications are available at www.moval.org for more information contact Moreno Valley Parks and Community Services at (951) 413-3280.

I read this written by Apostle Gina Prince and it really spoke to me, “I WANT TO LOVE.” I have often wondered what happened to us in the household of faith. We know that the word says that, “God is love.” What has happened? Apostle Prince wrote, many people want to love. We were created to love. Our Father is love (1 John 4:8). The problem is we may not know how to love. I thought what do we know of love is on our terms or when we feel like loving. No love is unconditional. For me unconditional means no matter what I am going to love you. But I do not have to except your behavior. What is our motive for love? What I feel my motive for loving anyone is that this is what God has commanded me to do. Is this easy? No, not always, but the closer I get to God and to know who He is, studying His word and how he has and still loves me in spite of myself. It is a must that I love you. God’s word teaches me to love unconditional. Sometimes our love can be misguided. And for me that can come from not reading His word and understanding what he is saying for us to do. We are still human and we can get misplaced. If we want to know how to love in truth, God will show you how. As I have said we must study His word and stay focused. More next week, because we must get this love for one another right, it is 2012 my sisters and brothers.

Don’t forget to start planning your garden. This year, let’s have fun and live healthy.

BE BLESSED!
J.B
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