Happy MLK Day!

. . . live a life of love . . .  Ephesians 5:2

In honor of MLK Day, here are some of Dr. King’s mightiest words of wisdom for living a life of love.

SERVICE: Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?”

JUSTICE: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

VALUES: If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values — that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.

COMMITMENT: A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

FAITH: Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.

PRAYER: To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.

LOVE: Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.  Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

DO GOD’S WILL:  I just want to do God’s will.  And He’s allowed me to go to the mountain.  And I’ve looked over and I’ve seen the promised land!  I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.  (From Dr. King’s final speech the night before his assassination)



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