1 John 4:19 (ESV)
We love because he first loved us.
One of the results of rejection is the inability to receive or give love. None of us can give love unless we have first received love. The rejection leaves us poor and needy in our relationships.
But God’s acceptance and His love makes us rich and transforms us into givers in our relationships.
1 John 4:19 “We love Him because He first loved us”.
The Cross tells us that we are loved and treasured by God. When we understand this truth, it sets us free to love God and others.
1 John 3:1 “See how great a love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God, and such we are”.
The first question you need to settle is “Who am I?
The root of rejection lies in our identity issues. It doesn’t matter who you thought you were before because now God has given you a new identity. You are no longer an orphan, with no one to love you. You are a child of God! You belong to Him, His family.
The more you focus on your new identity, the more you will be equipped to handle rejection from people.
Psalm 90:14 “Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days”.
The second question you need to answer is, “Whose love will satisfy me?” Experience tells us that people fail us sometimes, just the way we fail people many times.
Why not decide to come to the One who is love, who will never fail you, who never runs out of love!
Moses’ prayer was that they would be satisfied with God’s love each morning. Not with His miracles or wonders or blessings.
The love of God is enough for all the needs of our soul. If we will be fed and filled with God’s steadfast love, then we will always have a song of joy in our mouths.
Dear Lord, we thank You for Your unending love. We pray that today we would rest completely in it. Help us be the one that shares Your love today. In the Name of Jesus, Amen.