What is the true purpose of your relationships? We often leverage connections with our friends, business associates, spouses, and children for our benefit only. John offered a different way, one that would allow the flow of the Holy Spirit into our relationships: “We love because he first loved us. If anyone says, ‘I love God,’ yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen. And he has given us this command: Whoever loves god must also love his brother” (1 John 4:19-21).
God calls us to self-sacrificial love. Today, find someone, anyone in your world, with whom you share part of your time, talent, or treasure to advance the kingdom of Christ. Write a note, meet a need, or give a gift. You will love God through genuinely loving others, bringing His eternal purpose to your relationships.
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