Love Life

You have been made to love and be loved.

You are made to need it.

Not just any love – not your spouse’s love, your friend’s love, your boyfriend’s love or even your mom’s love. 

When we look to humans to give us what we need, we find they are just like us- flawed and doing the best they can and in need of love themselves.

They will fail you and are not meant to fill you or fulfill you.

It is God’s love that can fill you, fulfill you, change you.

His unending, unchanging, un-quitting, transforming love. 

The love you need today is God’s.

“God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect. So we will not be afraid on the day of judgment, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world.” 

1 John 4:16-17 NLT

My friend, God has created you to have an amazing love life and you don’t need Valentine’s Day to celebrate it.

Because of Jesus, you are loved every day and through Him can love others every day.

Happy Valentine’s Life in Jesus.

May you feel as loved as you are. 

Love Life

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You have been made to love and be loved.

You seek it and you are made to need it.

The only way to get what you need to be is by love, in love, through love. Not just any love – not your spouse’s love, your friend’s love, your boyfriend’s love or even your mom’s love. When we look to them to give us what we need, we find they are just like us- flawed human beings doing the best they can and in need of love themselves. They will fail you and are not meant to fill you or fulfill you.

It is God’s love that can fill you, fulfill you, change you. His unending, unchanging, un-quitting, transforming love. The love you need is God’s transforming love.

“God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect. So we will not be afraid on the day of judgment, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world.”

1 John 4:16-17 NLT

You are created to be connected to the amazing soul healing love of Jesus.

If you are hungry, the only way to get the nutrients into your body is to open your mouth and eat. If you are dying of thirst, the only way for you to quench it is to drink. The only way to be transformed by the love of Jesus is to open your heart and ask Him to fill it.

Open your arms and embrace it. Take a big breath, exhale rejection and inhale His amazing unconditional love. Feel the warm arms of acceptance wrap around your soul and let Him lift your burdens. Accept the liberation of divine forgiveness.

Reach out right now and lean into your new love life in Christ, your new identity as God’s beloved, grab hold of a new force of love previously unknowable and now possible because of what Jesus has done for you.

My friend, God has created you to live a full amazing love life and you don’t need Valentine’s Day to celebrate it.

Because of Jesus, you are loved every day and through Him can love others every day.

Happy Valentines Life in Jesus.

May you feel as loved as you are. 

 

Loved

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You are loved.

You have been loved everyday of your life and will be loved everyday until your death…then beyond into eternity.

Valentine’s Day is the world’s way to celebrate love.

The Cross is God’s way.

You Are loved.

The rest is frosting.

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (‭Romans‬ ‭5‬:‭8‬ NIV)

Live loved.

Faithfulness

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May your day be filled to the brim with laughter, smiles and love. May your wrinkles be earned through a wholehearted effort to love each and every person placed within your realm of influence.

May you know you are loved completely, unconditionally and irrevocably by your Savior and live in the truth of it.

May you live your life in the knowledge that the God who loves you, knows you and is faithful to complete what he has started in you.

May each dawn bring the reality that it comes new mercies from a faithful God.

Forget Happy Valentine’s Day.
Have a Happy Valentines Life.

Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning. (Lamentations 3:23 NLT)