How is Love of Christ Demonstrated

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The church in Ephesus is addressed in Revelation 2:1-7. The message to them from Christ is that their deeds, hard work, and perseverance are acknowledged and praised but they had abandoned their first love. They must correct this by asking for forgiveness and doing what they did when they first formed the church which is to have devotion and passion in their hearts.

Think back to when you first accepted Christ. Is there something you can remember that showed your devotion and passion toward Him? If there is, pray for ways to get that passion back, ask for forgiveness, and the desire to take the steps needed.

Have a desire to go in a positive way by sharing with others about Christ today. As you go down the path today, be faithful and look forward to the reward one day. Believe that this day with God will be wonderful because what He gives in a purpose is a treasure and the more we follow this purpose, the more passion we will have.

About Mark Shields

Mark volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church. A few years ago, he started an on-line Bible study guide called “This Day with God Devotional”. He uses this as a tool in his journey through the Bible. We live in a very busy world with busy schedules so this tool has helped him continue with daily Bible reading and study. Each of the studies are designed to help apply our faith in the work place, at school, or at home. Join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.
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2 Responses to How is Love of Christ Demonstrated

  1. Andy Oldham says:

    Devotion and passion is needed so badly today! Thanks!

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