Living in the Perfect Love

Romans 8:38-39; “Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Colossians 3:12-13 describe some of the Christian attributes including, compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, bearing and forgiving each other in love.

What a wonderful life Christians have, knowing and living in God’s perfect, unobstructed compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, bearing and forgiving each other!  Since nothing can separate us from these things, Christians should be the happiest, most joyous people in the world.  Why aren’t they?

It is because we as Christians do not focus on God, but on our circumstances.  We choose to react to how others treat us rather than God’s blessings for us.  Why would we focus on the broken people that surround us instead of the perfect love and peace that comes from above?  No good reason.  When we focus on people and their brokenness, we perpetuate that brokenness through our negative reaction to them.

Today let us focus on the blessings God has promised, not the world’s miserable distractions!

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