#3 He First Loved Us
Posted: Friday, July 7th, 2017Print
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We search for what we do not know, driven by what we cannot recognize. What is life about? There is a way, the lost way, with answers for us all.
1 John 4:19 NASB
We love, because He first loved us.
We will never love unless we first know His love. But the old human nature that rejected Him and chose Satan lives in us, and that nature will die only for love, from being ‘first loved.’
The irony of humanity is that we resist God’s love. We will even hate God’s love when it comes. The one thing we need is the very thing we will not believe or receive. Worse even than rejection, we will attack and discredit the love of God.
That is why this God of Love must often crush us to enable us to receive and experience His radical Love. We will never love unless we know first His love for us as individuals.
We love only when He first loves…