Day 32: The Power Of A Decision
Love Is A choice!
The essence of the Christian life is to learn how to love God and how to love your neighbor as yourself.
This type of love that the Bible is talking about is a John 3:16 kind of love. A self-sacrificial love, going out of your way to be a blessing. This kind of love moves you to action for the benefit of others.
Jesus said, “On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.” (Matthew 22:37-40) In these two statements, all the commandments are fulfilled.
This love requires a choice. Even when you don’t feel like loving, by choosing to obey God and act like Christ, you set your life on a different path. The power of this decision will cause your emotions to begin to align themselves with the nature of God. Love isn’t looking for what it can get, it is looking for what it can give!
This nature of love is already within you and will transform you and empower you to love like Christ does! “Let all that you do be done with love.” (I Corinthians 16:14)
Today’s Prayer: Heavenly Father, thank You for choosing me to be one of Your ambassadors. Thank You that Your Holy Spirit empowers me to bring righteousness, peace and joy to my family, my church and my community. Thank You for blessing me abundantly so I can be a blessing to others. In Jesus’ name. Amen.