(By F.Dean Hackett) “I know we said, ‘Till death do us part.’ But I just don’t love him anymore.” Those are painful words, spoken in a marriage counseling session. How can that be? How is it possible for a man and a woman, deeply in love and passionately committed to one another at one time, to stop loving? How is it possible for a child raised in a Christian home to stop loving their parents?

The apostle Paul wrote in “the love chapter” the amazing words, “Love never fails.” Yet, we know love does fail. Did the Scripture lie or did someone make a mistake? Jesus gives us clarity in Matthew 24:12: “Because iniquity will abound, the love of many will grow cold” (MEV). This is a difficult verse, at best. Let’s try to unpackage it. READ MORE