The Oil Of Joy - Receive God's Love

/ by Rebuild Your Life Ministries

Mark 12:30
30 and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.'

God loves us so much that He will not allow any hidden issue which is hurting us to go unresolved. These concerns are the baseline for our decisions. We sometimes overreact in situations when it is not necessary, because our personal troubles have escalated them to a higher level. Both God and the devil know what these are. The devil tries to press us further into it for us to lose confidence and fail to pursue our God given assignment. God wants to free us from it so we can be effective in His Kingdom. So whenever the dilemma comes up, God tells us to give it to Him so He can help us walk through the journey to freedom.

We are commanded to love God and others as ourselves. The love God wants from us is to use all our heart, soul, mind and strength. We may think that is a very unreasonable demand from God but it is actually the best thing for us because that is the only way He can heal us totally. What we do not hand over to God, He will not be able to help us change it. Giving our all to God for cleansing is something we must do daily. We deal with people all the time and problems come up which must be dealt with before they take root. As we go to God, He pours His love on us which flows through us to others. As this happens it heals all our wounds and removes all our fears.


Prayer: Father, I thank You that there is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. I receive Your love right now in Jesus Name. Amen.
(1 John 4:18 paraphrased)


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