First15 Devotional
First15 Devotional
Jan 23, 2021
God Longs for Us to Know His Love
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As we focus this week on God’s radical desire to meet with his people, today we’ll explore his longing for us to know his love. There is nothing more transformative than encountering the love of God. It changes everything about us and our lives. Every one of us needs to be reminded of the depth of his love on a regular basis, and it’s my hope that today we can take some time to do so. May you never be the same again.

Our Scripture for today comes from Romans 8:37-39, and today's worship is There Is No Striving by Rita Springer.

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