They 'Act' Important, but in-Reality, they are nothing mo re than Hot Air, which 'Escapes' as-soon-as the Balloon is 'Pierced'. In the Old Testament, God’s protection of Israel was a sign of His love. Love does not cover over a multitude of sin by sweeping matters under the rug. 1 Pe 4:8 Have fervent love for one another, for love will cover a multitude of sins. A love that really covers. We will not aggravate the wrong by spreading gossip around the Christian community. By contrast, love promotes peace because it covers or forgives the faults of others. And when they sin against us, we are not to act like nothing happened in all cases, but we are to confront them Biblically when appropriate. This is how God loves us, Romans 5:8. 1 Pe 4:8 Have fervent love for one another, for love will cover a multitude of sins. Love does not approve of sin; rather it forgives the sinner and empowers him to give up sinning. Everyone has faults.Everyone does things that their spouses don't really like.Some faults you don't really see when you love someone.As the saying goes,"love is blind".No one is perfect in this world.Some faults you just learn to live with,others you try to change.It just depends on how bad the fault gets to you.No amount of fussing is going to solve anything.It should be discussed. How often we attack rather than protect. Love does not Put-on Airs by Saint Alphonsus Liguori. And, if there is a shortcoming or fault in the loved one, love has the ability to cover it (see Proverbs 10:12). Those who Love God are Humble, and are not Deceived-by their own-Qualities, because they Know-that whatever they Possess, is a Gift-of-God. Pro 17:9 He who covers a transgression preserves love, But he who repeats a matter separates close friends. Love guards against resentment, anger, and discouragement. For example, rather than report child abuse, a church might cover it up. Love does not expose someone’s sins to other people, but instead overlooks them. This is not what true love does. Love certainly does not mean ignoring sins or not noticing them at all. It isn’t hypercritical. Love doesn’t look for every fault or point out every shortcoming; it doesn’t complain, quibble, or criticize. Fervent love orients us to forgive and forget wrongs committed against us. We expose rather than cover. Christ's love empowers us to do the same to others (see John 13:34). “Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.” (1 Peter 4:8) Love does not go around exposing other people’s sins; rather love covers a multitude of sins with forgiveness, mercy, and grace. Love does not hold on to offenses but covers them up by forgiving those who do wrong. Some have appealed to the forgiving nature of love in their attempt to hide indiscretion. Pro 17:9 He who covers a transgression preserves love, But he who repeats a matter separates close friends. 1. 1. Love aims to give rather than receive. Instead of exposing, love covers. Love does not do this. Love does not expose someone’s sins to other people, but instead overlooks them. The word translated “bear” means literally “to cover, to pass over in silence, to keep confidential.” Love does not broadcast the faults of its object, It does not belittle the one it professes to love by exposing his shortcomings and failures in the presence of other people. Another thing love does is protect (1 Corinthians 13:7). Instead of parading the failures and faults of others before all the world, love covers them over and continues to love in spite of those things! The motive for forgiveness is love: Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. Pro 10:12 Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all sins. Gossip does not love; it hurts others. 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