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You're loved, with your faults

You're loved, with your faults

One thing about God and his relationship with us that interests and fascinates me is his faithfulness, commitment and consistency in loving us and letting us know how much he does in our best and worst moments through his word, the Holy Spirit, nature, and even people around us. 

Sometimes, this knowledge might be the thing that just keeps you going. God is love. He truly is the replica of love. He represents how we should love people because it’s void of any incompetency. It is unconditional, it is not transactional. You don’t have to do or be something for God to love you. All you have to do is accept that love, live in it, and let it help you become closer to him and the best version of yourself daily.

Let’s talk about being flawed. Oxford defines ‘flawed’ as having or being characterized by a fundamental weakness or imperfection. Keyword, fundamental. Flaws are a fundamental human element. No human on earth is perfect. We are all flawed, a little bit more or less than each other and that's the essence of our journey as Christians - working towards being like Christ who lived an exemplary life not just living and growing in the love of God but also showing it. Through our relative flaws, one thing is constant, God’s love and desire to see you outgrow your flaws. 

There are people, Christians who understand that they are flawed, and understand the place of God’s love and help available for them. They also genuinely and consciously want to outgrow it. On the flip side, there are people who know this for a fact but intentionally get deeper into a lot of ungodly acts but say or think things like “God loves me, I'm covered. I'm forgiven.” These things are true but what does that say about your journey and growth process as a believer? It's important to take God at His word and partner with him to work in you. His love is pure and with the capacity to save and also make your life better. Always allow God to work in you and through you. 

The nature of God's love is



Not puffed up

Not rejoicing in iniquity

the kind that rejoices in the truth

the kind that bears, hopes, believes and endures all things

Love is very fundamental in our believer's journey. Ever wonder where the term ‘Love walk’ actually came from? I have a theory (which is quite apparent) that we are on a journey of love, in love, with love. We are because someone loved us enough to save us eternally.

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”- John‬ ‭3‬:‭16‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

It is the greatest love ever. You can't but appreciate the love of God, love it and show it to people around you. 

10 favourite scriptures about love:

“He who does not love does not know God, for God is love.” ‭‭I John‬ ‭4‬:‭8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.” I John‬ ‭4‬:‭10‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“He who does not love does not know God, for God is love.” ‭‭I John‬ ‭4‬:‭8‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.” I John‬ ‭4‬:‭10‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” ‭‭Romans‬ ‭8‬:‭37‬-‭39‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.” ‭‭I John‬ ‭4‬:‭7‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭22‬:‭37‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.” ‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3‬:‭14‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” ‭‭I John‬ ‭4‬:‭11‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.” ‭‭I John‬ ‭3‬:‭18‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

You are flawed and so loved by God. I truly hope you don't beat yourself up and think so little of yourself, especially in your moments of down. Never forget that God loves you so much! 

What is/are your favourite scriptures about love? ❤️

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