I used to feel like I was taking one step forward and two steps back in my Christian walk. It mostly happened because I was listening to the lies of the enemy way too much. I felt guilty a lot and I was convinced that God didn’t love me as much as He did because too many bad things were happening in my life. I thought that if God loved me I wouldn’t have that many problems. Our problems and our issues are not the result of a lack of love on God’s part. He loves us more than we will ever know. It’s very important to understand that God loves us and nothing can separate us from His love. It is fundamental to our Christian walk. We can’t walk with someone we think doesn’t care for us. It makes things complicated and we are always walking on eggshells thinking that if we make one mistake the person is going to hate us. God adores you, friend. He is never mad at you and He is never disappointed in you. This doesn’t mean that you should go and do just about anything you want. However, if you sin and yes you are bound to sin, if you repent, He will forgive you. No one is immune to sin but everyone is loved by God. His perfect love covers all sins. If you are having a hard time accepting God’s love for you, I am here to encourage you and to tell you that His love for you is real and it never changes. His love is with you today. His love is following you. God is following you everywhere you go. You are never alone. God’s love is following you and it is blessing you. Embrace it. Invite it more into your life by faith. Experience it!
I love the idea that God is always with me, following me. It helps a lot in times when I feel alone. God is there and His love is right behind me. Now, if you spend time in the Word of God, you will find out that love is what caused God to give His Son for us and to save us. God’s love is the center piece. It is the essence of God. It is His purpose and His mission. He is love and He will never abandon us. Think about it! God’s love will never abandon you. The resurrection power of the Lord is following you everywhere. You always have access to the love that changed the world, the love that causes miracles to happen. God’s miraculous love is active in your life and you can access it through faith. The love that heals the sick, that parts the seas and that calms the storms is right by your side. You have all you need with God. Your job is to tap into His love and recognize it. I suggest that you thank the Lord for His love daily. Thank Him in the morning. Thank Him at night. Thank Him during the day. Reverence His love and celebrate Him. Love, the purest and the strongest kind of love died on the cross for you. It died for your sins and it died for a better life for you. That sacrificial love is following you and watching over you. The most amazing love the universe has ever seen is watching over you.
Problems have a way of following us and hanging on to us. They are hard to get rid of and they seem to always be present. Well, friend, you have the One true Deliverer who is glued to you and He will get between you and your problems when you put it all in His hands. You have nothing to fear. God’s love is the best protection you can get. Be sure to bring to the forefront in your praises and in your prayers. I find that the more I talk about God’s love, the more I experience it. God knows exactly how to show His love to us. He has many expressions for all of us. He might be showing love to you differently from how He is showing love to someone else. Don’t compare God’s love for you with His love for someone else. Don’t compare your blessings with someone else’s blessings. Don’t compare the answers to your prayers with someone else’s answers. God’s love for you is unique and specific. Focus on what is just between you and God. In God’s eyes you are precious and beautiful. Enjoy His point of view. Trust His opinion of you and remember that His love is following you all the time. You are in great company! May God bless you and protect you and keep in mind that He will always love you!
Suggested reading: John 3:16; Romans 5:8; 1 John 4:9-10