SI Him & Her Devotional- Day 1

    01.12.19 | Student Impact by Russell McCarson

    Day 1: LOVE’S SOURCE

    1 John 4:7-8

    7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

    Our current culture is obsessed with love. It is at the center of some of our most famous books, movies and songs. It is the topic of late-night conversations. During our teen years it can consume our thoughts and become our primary pursuit. The trick is that this world’s definition of love is limited to useless words or a romantic feeling conjured up between two individuals that is ultimately expressed in some kind of physical action (often sex). This definition of love is both inaccurate and incomplete compared to God’s definition.

    Allow these two phrases to settle in deep today… love comes from God and God is love. Love flows from God because it is at the core from who He is. We will not understand love in its fullness unless we look to God to teach us what love is.

    Takeaway: Love comes from God and God is love!

    Prayer: God, help me to learn what love truly is. I look to you, because I know love comes from you.  I want to love in a way that truly reflects that I was born of you, because, you are love. Amen.