Do you think that God loves you more because of your devotions, prayer time, or obedience? Do you think He favors you more because of your “quiet time” or good deeds?
He loves you because He is God. Love is who He is.
All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind our sins sweep us away. (Isaiah 64:6)
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)
Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands. (Isaiah 49:15-16a)
And our response?
We love because he first loved us. (1 John 4:19)
Bathe yourself in God’s love for you today and worship Him.
Because He loves you.
(Despite what you did or thought last night, last week, last month, or last year)