LOVE IS LIGHT
“He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now. He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him. But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.”1 John 2:9-11
It’s impossible to read the Johannine epistles and not see the direct connection between love and light. The Apostle John always spoke of them together.
Many Christians, the world over, think of Love as that weak mans Gospel. They’d rather talk about prayer, spiritual warfare, fasting etc.
Let me state unequivocally that you can never get higher than Love in God. It’s the completion and perfection of the christian experience.
Love is ultimate power. There’s no power or authority greater than Love in manifestation.
I remember some time during my University days, my first year actually, I came across a book by Brother Hagin, titled, ‘Love, the way to victory’. It was a blue bulky book. Truth be told, I wondered what a man had to say about love that he needed that many pages? And then I told my friend who offered me the book, “this isn’t what I’m looking for right now in my life. I need deep stuffs”. How laughable that is to me now!
Receiving the love of God and extending that same love into our world is basically what Christianity is.
This love we speak of is not human love that’s conditional and merit-based. The love of God is totally unconditional, independent of the receivers merits or demerits. This is the exact same love that we are enjoined to show others.
The sphere of love is the realm of light. Once a man walks out of the love of God he steps out of the realm of light. Immediately, his life comes under the authority of darkness where there is no direction, stumbling and every evil work.
“For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.” (James 3:16)
Why do many good Christians fall ill and never get healed even though they are prayed for by some of the most anointed men of God?
Why do many suddenly enter inexplicable troubles in their lives that just prolongs for forever as it were?
This is the reason many times. God cannot help a man walking out of love. He’s left the arena of light where help can reach him.
I always say, strife and offence are too costly for your destiny. The next time you’re tempted to walk in bitterness and offence remember that they are so expensive that they can bankrupt your destiny.
Offense blinds. Blindness will make you stumble. It’s not worth it. Stay in the Love Lane.
I choose to stay in the love lane; where light and life reigns. I walk in love towards all that are in my sphere of contact and whosoever i meet in my world. The Love of God compels me and drives me to share this love with others in my world. Thank You Dear Holy Spirit, In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
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