Hello everyone! Happy Monday and a big welcome to Moments Spent with God…through the Risen Hope Ministries! I pray that your week is off to a good start and that you will truly feel the depth of God’s love for you, as you walk throughout the week with Him!
Lately, I have been focusing on the love of a God, whose love can truly touch a person’s heart, and turn them around, in a direction that they never thought could ever be. You know…we experience a love from others on this earth that can bring happiness and joy into our lives; but I have truly come to see that this kind of earthly love can never compare or live up to a perfect love…such as the love of God.
Recently, I have been facing some challenges with people online…and one thing I have come to see; is that God is not only using these challenges, to see how I would respond; but I’m sure that Satan has been lurking around and has been intensely waiting to see how I would also respond too.
One thing I have truly come to see, through these trying moments in my life; is that God’s love can truly deaden the works of darkness and make them powerless…just by sharing His love with others. In this world, we are taught to respond to a bad situation with anger and negative responses; but we need to realize that shunning a person or showing anger; is only going to add fuel to a fire that Satan has already begun.
Can you imagine what would happen, if we were to respond to someone, who is attempting to hurt us, with a word of love? I’m sure that it would probably put them in shock…especially since they thought that their words or actions would upset us. You see…this is how Satan wants us to respond…with words that keep the wound open, rather than allowing the wound to heal; but when we choose to show love instead of anger or some other negative form of response; then we are not only going to shock the other person; but I’m sure that we will disappoint Satan and bring him powerless to his knees, while a dose of God’s love begins to heal the open wound brought about by evil.
Today, we need to realize that responding to a person with anger and hatred is only going to make it that much harder for them to find God in their life. People need to know that even though we may not agree with them; that they are still loved…and I truly believe that this love alone can remove the evil from within them; that is truly attempting to have control over their lives.
If we are ever going to show the love of God to others; we need to begin, by laying ourselves and our own opinions to the side and begin to care for that person, by giving them a big dose of God’s love. I truly believe that when we choose to share God’s love over anger or any other negative response; that this is when we will truly begin to see the power of God at work…in a way that will not only turn the other person’s life around; but will also cause us to stand in amazement…before a love that truly holds so much power!
Blessings on your day!
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