Today's Verse: 1 John 4:9

Saturday, February 26, 2022

This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
— 1 John 4:9

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

Love is an action. The Bible stresses this truth again and again. Love must not only be spoken, it must also be shown. The beginning of love is God. He showed his love in the most sacrificial of ways so we could know our incredible value to him. The price of our adoption was the emptying of heaven of its greatest treasure, God the Son, who is our Savior.

My Prayer...

Loving Father, thank you for adopting me into your family. I can never thank you enough nor ever repay you for your kindness, but please receive the service of my life as my ongoing thanksgiving for your grace and my small way of trying to share the love you have given me. Through my Brother and my Ransom I pray. Amen.

Comments

Archived Facebook Comments

Other Devotionals from Heartlight for Saturday, February 26, 2022

A daily passage of Scripture emphasizing praise to our God.
"[Tremble with fear before the God of Daniel] For he is the living God, and he will endure forever. His kingdom will never be destroyed, and his rule....."
A daily guide from the gospels that challenges readers to live for Jesus.
"[John the Baptizer said to his disciples,] "For [Jesus] is sent by God. He speaks God's words, for God gives him the Spirit without limit. The Father...."
A devotional to help reclaim Jesus as the daily Lord of our lives.
"Dear Disciple, John the Baptist was an incredible person. He was brave. He was honest. He spoke the truth no matter the consequences. He lived to..."
A daily devotional about the work of the Holy Spirit in our lives.
"But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth. I do not write to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it...."

Illustration

Illustration of 1 John 4:9 — This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.