He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in Him. 1 john 2:10 NKJV
God loves us. He demonstrated that love by sacrificing His Son for us!
God knows all things. He knew what it would take to save our souls. He knew what it would take to demonstrate His love for us!
God wants us to love each other as much as He does. Is it even possible for us to love each other as much as God loves us? I don’t think we can love each other as much as God does. He is perfect and sinless. We are imperfect and have a sinful nature.
The Lord makes a clear distinction between people who keep His commandments and people who do not keep them.
If we say we love Jesus and do not keep His commandments we are liars. The truth is not in us. If we say we love Jesus but hate the people around us we are in darkness. If we keep God’s Word His love is perfected in us.
God shows us how we can love each other as much as He does. We can love people as much as God does by abiding in the light. Jesus is the light. Abiding in Jesus means allowing Him to form His life in us and live out His life through us.
The commandment that determines if we know Jesus and are in Him is love. Our Heavenly Father really does want us to love each other as much as He does!
Our relationships are important to Jesus. Relationship is what the Christian life is all about.
Our Heavenly Father wants us to love Jesus as much as He does. Jesus wants us to love God the Father as much as He does. He wants that love to extend to the people around us!
We can love people even though none of us is perfect. We can love people even though we have a sinful nature. We can love God with all of our hearts, minds and strength by faith in Jesus Christ!
Show Jesus how much you love Him by showing the people around you how much you love them!
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