Press Into HIs Love

Philippians 3:12-16 (NKJV)

12 Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, 14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. 15 Therefore let us, as many as are mature, have this mind; and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal even this to you. 16 Nevertheless, to the degree that we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us be of the same mind.

Do you realize how much God loves you?  Do you accept how much Jesus loves you?  Then when we do we must pass on that same love.  Caring, forgiving, sharing, listening, and encouraging are all examples of passing on His love.  We are to express our love for Him as it is expressed through us.  In order to express His love, we have to press into His love.  When we press into His love we are reading Scriptures, praying to Him, and listening to understand all He wants to show us.  We have to lean into His love to in turn learn of His love for us.  We have to have an open heart for Him to into pour His love into us.  This requires us to press in, but also apply all He shows us and where need to make the necessary adjustments.  The adjustments become easier as we draw near to His love.

When we grow in our relationship with Him, we will in turn learn how to express His love through us.  We will in turn learn how to reach, how to share and how to care for others.  As they see Him through us they will in turn want to come to know Jesus as their personal Savior and Lord.  So please be a good steward of your time as you press into His love.  As you press into His love you will be able to express His love for you and others in ways that will give Him all the glory.