In our church service today I was reminded of something said by Dave Feldman, a wonderful grace teacher and man of God, when he was with us a few years ago.
He said, “the man of law boasts about how much he loves God, the man of grace boasts about how much God loves him”.
This has stuck with me ever since and I was led to share it during the worship today, and I share it with you all now.
We should be boasting of His love, as without that we are just not capable of loving Him; this is what the Word says.
We love Him, because He first loved us (1 John 4 v 19).
God is a God of love, showing His love for us in many, many ways.
He created this wonderful world for us.
He gave us free will, with which we really mucked things up.
He sorted out our ’muck up’ by sending Jesus, His ultimate expression of love for us.
He gave us healing and wholeness, joy and peace, abundance and prosperity.
These are all things to boast about; and because of this it is natural to love Him back, our love for Him is nothing to boast about.
God the Father, and what he has done for us through Jesus is worth boasting about.
The fact that we love Him back should not really be worthy of mention.
Speak this out today…..”Thank you Lord that you loved me, that you still love me and that you will always love me”.
1 John 4 v 19…..We love him, because he first loved us