God Loves You

god-146126_1280If you conduct a study on the greatest songs of all time, chances are songs about love would be included in the Top 10. There’s something about wanting and needing love that resonates with the human soul. Why? Because God, the Father, has created us that way. He created us after His own nature and essence (Genesis 1:26) which includes love, because God is love.

God’s love is not arbitrary. Unlike fickle humans, God doesn’t love us one minute and ignore us the next minute, even when we fail to do what is pleasing to Him. He doesn’t walk away, He remains faithful to us. God says, “I will never leave you or forsake you,” Hebrews 13:5.

God’s love is comforting. When we go through a difficult period in our lives, we seek out someone who understands and cares about what we are going through. Humans have an innate need to find comfort during troubling times. While it’s only natural to turn to our friends, we must also realize that God is available at all times to provide the divine consolation and encouragement that we need.

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)
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