Love is a Choice

Reaching the World with the Gospel of Jesus Christ

“Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God and knoweth God”. – 1 John 4:7

If you’re born again, the love of God has been shed abroad in your heart by the Holy Ghost (Romans 5:5). That means you have the inherent capacity to love as God does. But the fact that this love is in your heart doesn’t mean it’ll automatically flow out to everyone. I’ve heard people say, “I prayed to God to help me love so-and-so but I just can’t”. Well, that’s putting your own responsibility on the Lord and it won’t work that way. You have to make the choice to walk in love, for love is a choice-you choose to love!

God’s not the one to make you love someone; he’s already put His love in your spirit and now it’s up…

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