Receiving and giving love as we celebrate the Love of God for the nations.

February is considered the month of Love which is shown by giving and receiving gifts of chocolate and flowers preferably red roses on the 14th February.  My husband and I were discussing this fact this morning and joked about how many people would forget Valentines day and be in trouble because of the expectation that has been created that this is what's expected if you love someone.  Our conclusion was that if love is shown everyday these items are not essential although romantic gesture do make a person feel special.  Its the everyday tokens of showing love that last the longest and make relationships succeed or fail.

How do we show love daily?

Token gifts are important in our home chocolates and flowers are always welcomed but not an essential expression of love for each other.  Making each other a priority by being intentional in our decision making that puts each other needs first is important.

My relationship is not the standard by which I encourage you to live by because Jesus and His love for us is the standard by which we should give and receive God' Love for each other. God has a heart for each and every person and nation.
Pray and ask God to help you have the same heart.

Here are some verses for you to meditate on  :-

Psalm 33:12
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, The people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance.
Acts 17:26and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation,
Revelation 22:2in the middle of its street On either side of the river was the tree of life, bearing twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.
Matthew 25:32"All the nations will be gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
My favourite verse that shows God's Love for everyone 
Image result for John 3:16 and 17


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