What is Love?

“And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” Colossians 3:14

Unfortunately, the word ‘love’ has become very cheap and diluted in our world today. We even have an entire day forcing people to ‘love’. The phrase, ‘God loves you’ has become so stripped of its meaning and power that it has produced the opposite effect. Some people think it’s a joke, others translate it from the person speaking it as, “I’m better than you” and feel pitied like they are the scum of the earth. 

But in the context of Jesus coming into our world, taking off “His God clothes”, and coming into our mess, love begins to come into focus. Then when Jesus endured the shame, heartache, brutality, and loneliness of the cross, real love was once and for all clearly defined. That kind of love holds the gravity and the power to bring people out of the darkness and binds all things together. This is the kind of love that you should clothe yourselves with.

When you say the phrase, “God loves you,” what does that mean to you? Maybe the first question you need to ask is, “Do you really believe God loves you? Really?” 

Published by Two Minutes With God

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