In case no one has told you, you are loved and there’s one guy above the clouds who is absolutely crazy about you. Photo: PEXELS/cottonbro

Be LOVED, then give love

There is nothing more beautiful and eternally satisfying than the LOVE of God. It is the tap that never stops flowing – so grab a cup!


In case no one has told you, you are loved and there’s one guy above the clouds who is absolutely crazy about you. Photo: PEXELS/cottonbro

When you are running on empty, you don’t have much to give, whether it is time, money, energy or love! 

The same applies to LOVE. We all desperately desire to be loved; to feel loved. We want (and need) our love buckets to be full! In fact, love is the single most powerful and necessary ingredient for life!

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

John 3:16 (NIV)

God wants you to know and experience this love

It is His desire and design to make you know and feel His love. In fact, it’s His invitation to you! Will you accept it?

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You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”

Jeremiah 29:13 (NIV)

Think for a moment

What is holding you back? What pain are you holding onto?

Is there any fear, guilt, or shame lurking deep inside that you haven’t felt free to bring before your  Father?

God is the only PERFECT Father, and through Christ He has adopted you as His dearly beloved child. He longs to love you, to be gracious towards you, forgiving, kind, and encouraging. He wants to strengthen you and uphold you with His righteous right hand! (Isaiah 41:10). 

Bring it all to Him

Get to the deep root of your feelings (pain, unfulfilled longings, anxieties – all fear, guilt, and shame) and confess it to your Heavenly Father. He knows you anyway, and He loves you just the same!

38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor  demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor  anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Romans 8:38-39 (NIV)

Repent before Him, asking Him to forgive you and help you change your heart and mind to be in line with Him. Ask your Father to give you a deep revelation as to how to change, so that you can finally  be restored, healed and delivered.

Let Him wrap you in the security blanket of His immeasurable, unfathomable, all-encompassing LOVE! You are completely safe in Him.

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

When you know (and truly believe) you are fully and completely loved, His love will overflow in and  through you into the lives of those around you. You will no longer be running on empty, but instead, you will be able to give and to forgive others.

God’s love is perfect!

4Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not  proud. 5It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.7It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.”

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV)

At Easter, we were reminded once again that the greatest proof of His love for us was the Cross. God loved us so much that He forsook His only begotten Son, so that we could experience a relationship with Him. He has already given us His all – why would He now hold anything back from  us?


Dear Lord,

I want to be able to receive all that you have purposed to give me, but I sense that there  is something holding me back.

Please reveal it to me so that I can let go and embrace your love more fully, each day? I ask you to fill me with overflowing love so that my life brings light and hope to the world around me. In your precious name I pray,


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