As Christians, we have been called to be like our Father. Paul wrote in Ephesians 5:1-2, "Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 2 And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God" (ESV). There are several points made in this chapter about our walk of faith, but we see the first one here: God is love (1 John 4:8), therefore, “walk in love.”
I get told all the time that I “look like my mother,” or that I “act like my father.” Often times, people have been able to tell what family I belonged to simply because of how I acted or what I looked like. As Christians, how much more should we be looking and acting like our heavenly father? His nature should now be in us, and we should be looking more and more like Him.
If our goal as believers is to point people to Christ, the prescription is really quite simple. Want people to see Jesus? Show them love.
Romans 5:5 reads, “...God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us" (ESV). Have you asked Him to fill your heart with love?
In His Service,