For God so loved the world, that 
he gave his only begotten Son, that 
whosoever believeth in him should not 
perish, but have everlasting life
 (John 3:16). 
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1 John  3:1  says,  “Behold,  what  manner  of 
love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that 
we should be called the sons of God: therefore the 
world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.” The 
word, “bestowed” also means “lavished”; the Father 
has lavished His love on you. It’s love without limits. 
Think about it: we who shouldn’t have been known 
of God, who shouldn’t have ever come close to God 
are now, as a result of the superabundant love He’s 
lavished upon us, accepted of Him. We’re now called 
the sons of God. What an amazing reality! 
What is love? It’s that endearing value of a person 
that gives you a sense of his or her importance to you 
as the object of your favour. Therefore, that God loves 
you means you’re special and valuable to Him. This 
understanding will change your life and give you an 
extraordinary mentality. 
Consider  a  man  like  David,  who  had  a  unique 
perception of the love of God; his understanding of 
the Father’s love made him think differently. In Psalm 
23:1 for example, he said, “The LORD is my shepherd; 
I shall not want.” This alone lets you know what David 
thought about God, for which reason he was such a 
success, and his life, so victorious! He knew he was 
valuable to God, and the object of His favour.
Always take out time to meditate on the love of 
God. Think about His grace, kindness and the fact that 
if you were the only one on earth, the Lord Jesus would 
still have given His life for you. That’s how valuable you 
are to God. Dare to believe this and let it sink deep 
into your consciousness; it’ll change your life forever 
and give you a new confidence. 
   God loves you just the way you are. You didn’t 
have to “work” or impress Him to earn His love, for you 
could never earn it by your own works, but by grace. 
He chose to love you. All you have to do is accept His 
love as simply as it has come to you, and be conscious 
of His love for you always. Even now, lift your hands 
to Him and say, “Thank you Lord, for loving me with 
an everlasting love. Amen.”
Dear Father, I thank you for your love, and your grace 
upon my life. Thank you for making me the object of 
your grace, glory, and righteousness; my life is the 
expression of your praise, now and forever, in Jesus’ 
Name. Amen.
1 John 4:16; Jeremiah 31:3

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