What is it that makes you know you are loved?
Someone saying I love you… (OR)
The true question for this blog is not are you loved…
but the complete opposite!!
Do you love Him?? I know, who is Him…?
The other day at my oldest sons basketball team practice. I had My two youngest boys with me sitting on the bleachers! Well, it was not that easy for all the siblings to sit quietly during the practice.
So they started to play, and as they played they got louder and louder! So I ask my little one to sit down and watch the practice so the basketball team can hear their coach! Without hesitation he obeyed me, (I know, it shocked me too!) sitting there watching the other children continue to play like he wanted to…
I was so proud of him I sat by him and told him how proud I was of him for listening even when I was hard!
I know… I know… What does that have to do with love??
Well… remember when I asked you if you loved Him??
That “Him” that I was talking about is God!
My son Obeying me, made me realize… I can tell God I love Him every day But am I showing Him I love Him? Well obedience to God demonstrates my/our love for Him!! He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is the loveth me: and he the loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. (John 14-21) KJV
Like my son, with temptations to disobey…. Storms, temptations, troubles may come but the believer whose life is built on the rock of obedience to the Lord will be steadfast! And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like: He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon the house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon the rock. But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great (Luke 6:46-49) KJV
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Candace Anders, FaithfulNBlessed