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By Bob Mumford

The street believers go back and forth is damaged with twists, turns, and detours into worldliness and man-made faith. fortunately, God makes use of that damaged highway to attract us again towards the vacation spot our hearts lengthy for----intimacy with Him. In Agape Road, writer Bob Mumford illustrates the right way to keep away from taking detours by means of abiding in Jesus. Experiencing God's unconditional agape love offers us the safety, identification, and belonging we can't get the other way.

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Jesus challenged the deadening effect of Eros-motivated religion with these words, “But blessed are your eyes, because they see; and your ears, because they hear” (Matt. 13:16). If that light reverts to darkness, we are then like the serpent that is eating his own tail. The nature of evil is selling or sharing in an illegal manner love that belongs to God. God jealously asks for all our love—heart, soul, mind, and strength—to the limit of our capacity because He knows it is the one force that releases us from ourselves and exerts the capacity to keep us from evil.

That same day I was try- ing to get my toddler to sit down in his high chair so we could eat our evening meal. I had to repeatedly ask him to sit. When he finally gave in and sat down, he was gritting his teeth and the look on his face told me that he was still standing up in his heart. Each of us has attempted to fulfill God’s law while gritting our teeth. Heart obedience is a realm without rules (see Rom. 6:17). Jesus, as Agape Incarnate, seeks to straighten our hook, turning our Eros into internal holiness.

What is most puzzling is that God, in His eagerness to express His Agape, will heal and release many of those who are prayed for. The gifts of the Holy Spirit continue to function in the absence of Agape (see 1 Cor. 13:1-4). I once met a young man who wanted to be a missionary. ” I thought that was strange because it really did not fit in the flow of conversation. Then he said, “The muffler fell off yesterday,” and immediately I knew what was coming. For once I saw the hook before it was set.

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