God created us to love. He sent his son to pay for our sins, out of love for us. This act shows us the greatest love – to lay down one’s life for his friends. This is an act of total devotion and sacrifice. As we love others, sacrifice is at the heart of the matter. Giving up what we want for another. Putting someone else’s needs before ours. That is how God loves us, and how we are to love others.
1. Describe when you have given up something for another.
2. Was that easy or hard? What was the outcome?
Challenge: Consider the relationships in your life. Are you sacrificing your desires to demonstrate your love for another? Is there something you need to do today?
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