Today’s Bible Verse

And He replied to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind (intellect).  This is the great (most important, principal) and first commandment.  And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.

Matthew 22:35-37 (AMPC)

Uncommon Love

Loving God and Loving People is all about the Father’s Heart.  When we receive Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior His perfect love is poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit (Romans 5:5, “God’s love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit Who has been given to us”). Loving God, loving others and loving ourselves is Biblical because it’s the God-kind of love.  God’s love is inviting, welcoming, caring, giving, extending, and far reaching.  God’s unconditional love is not the kind of love we will find in our past, a book, a movie or social media.  His unconditional loveis what reaches into the heart of humanity and brings the change needed for our world.

God’s love in us will produce the most uncommon results in our lives, our marriages, our families, and our loved ones in 2022 and beyond.  It will produce fruit and fruit that will remain.  Because we love God and love people as we love ourselves, souls will be compelled to the Kingdom of God.  As we engage in our 21 days of prayer and fasting allow the love of God to propel you into the harvest fields in a greater and deeper way.  The love of God in us will produce a drawing power that will bring in the lost, the broken hearted and the down-trodden.  In God’s love what was lost will be found, what was broken will be restored, and what was hurt will be healed.  In God’s love we won’t settle for the mundane, the superficial, or an artificial love.  His love in us will cause us to conquer territories, dream new dreams and live out the Father’s heart for the world. (Pastor Donalee Pang)

An Uncommon Life

When we come into contact with God’s love it transforms us from the inside out. Our lives are no longer common, ordinary, or routine.  We have a new sound, a new voice, a deeper passion.  We develop in our character, and we receive God’s vision for people because we have a new heart; a heart filled with God’s powerful love.  When we live in the realm of God’s unconditional love, we will reach the unreached, tell the untold and rescue the lost.  There will be no hesitation to live out God’s vision for the world; the Great Commission because the Great Commission is all about God’s unfailing, uncommon love!

Today’s Declaration

Lord, thank You for loving me with Your unconditional love.  Your love has filled me and changed my life.  I have a new heart and a deeper passion to help others receive your unconditional, unfailing, everlasting love.  This world needs Your uncommon love and we are committed as a church to win souls and make disciples with the power of Your love. 

Today’s Bible Reading

  • Old Testament: Genesis 29-30; Psalms 12
  • New Testament: Matthew 5:21-32; Acts 7:39-60