In today’s session, though, I want us to identify a language that we all speak. The funny thing about it is that most of us don’t realize that we’re speaking it. In fact, I didn’t really realize I was speaking it until I got into it this week in my preparation for today’s message. This language is called, I’ve already told you what it is, the language of love. The language of love. What’s your love language? What kind of language, when you want to express love, do you use? That’s the first question we’re going to address. What kind of love language do you use? In other words, when you feel love towards someone, what’s the next thing that you do? What’s the next step that you take?
I want to very quickly identify seven languages of love, and you might want to write these down if you possibly can. Seven languages of love, and think about yourself, what language do you identify with, do you use to communicate love? The first language is the language of touch. I’m talking about physical affection. For many people, when they feel love, their next step is to put their hand on someone’s hand, to put their arm around them, to give them a high five, to hug them. A couple of years ago, I was in the home of a young couple who had been visiting our church and they were asking me questions about the Fellowship of Las Colinas. We had a great conversation, even had a cup of coffee together. As I was leaving, I extended my hand to the man to tell him “thank you” for offering up his home to me and as I extended my hand, the man kind of brushed it aside and said, “Ed, we’re huggers.© Copyright 2012admin, All rights Reserved. Written For: Ed Young Ministries