The antidote to selfishness might not be selflessness, it might actually be self-love that is rooted in Christ, instead of ourselves.
Hopefully, we’ll all get a little bit better at paying attention to these warning signs, loving ourselves, and, as a result, we’ll love others even better.
Now that I know I have been forgiven of much, my natural response is to love God more extravagantly than I have before.
We make grace and love unnecessarily complicated, but Jesus made things simple.
If these nine characteristics are the fruit of the Spirit, the result of his presence and a natural outpouring of his character, that means you can’t pick and choose which ones you want.
I’ve read more than just the 13 books I’ve mentioned this month, so here are a few more gems that have been impacted my life!
I can love others right where I’m at. We all can’t be like Bob Goff, but we can all practice loving those around us.
Though I am not worthy of being chosen, he has called me worthy, picked me up out of my brokenness, and invited me to walk with him. And I am so incredibly thankful for that!
Let’s quit something this Thursday and see what happens!
Whether it’s easy or difficult for you, I encourage you to take some time today and receive the rich love of God that he has freely given to you.