The measure, the strength, and the work of the true love that is in us will only be found in Christ's love for us.
The first and greatest commandment is that “‘you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind’” (Matthew 22:37). We are commanded to love God with our whole being. That love is often tested.
William Featherston was born on July 23, 1846, in Montreal, Canada. Very little is known about him except that he gave his life to Christ at an early age and penned the words to “My Jesus, I Love Thee.”
In a world full of self-absorption, where love means little more than desire, lust, and self-gratification, how do we as Christians walk in true “agape” love?
When we approach our Heavenly Father, do we demand things we think we need from Him, like a child that thinks a new toy will make them happy? Or do we recognize He is what we need?
The world today seems to have a fixation with the word “Love.” It is talked about much, and it is sought after with great effort often seemingly in vain. Few seem to understand love or are even able to describe it. It is commonly mistaken for something it is not.