Give some love away today!

“God places the lonely in families…” Psalms 68:6, New Living Translation.

I once read an article about an older woman who released an ad asking for a family to adopt her as a grandma for the holidays. She had been estranged from her daughter and grandchild for years and didn’t want to spend another Christmas alone. So she created an ad. All she wanted to do was love on some children, give them toys and feed them. When she received negative responses from the ad, she took it down. But someone had saved her ad and went on a search to find her and give her the family she had been longing for. She was overwhelmed with joy.

All some of us want this time of year is someone to love. The Bible talks about how the love of God has been shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who has been given to us (see Romans 5:5). This means our spiritual capacity to love is filled up completely, and we have a great need to pour His love out on someone. But what if we don’t have a spouse, a family, or a friend to pour all of this love on? The Lord says He sets the lonely in families. My sister, the Lord will put people in your path who need the love you have to give. Pour out and show His love without looking for anything in return. Be like a tree planted by the rivers of water (see Psalm 1:3). Let people enjoy the fruit of God’s rich love in you, but you get all you need from the warm sun above and the refreshing and reviving water and earth below.

Prayer: Father, you are a good and loving Father, and you have filled me to the overflow with your love. I pray that you put people in my path today who need the love you have given me to show. Help me follow your leading and be sensitive to the needs of those around me. And when I’ve shown your love to someone, help me look to you for the constant love and nourishment I need. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

8 thoughts on “Give some love away today!”

  1. Amen hallelujah God the love for family and people in friends I’m pulling all the love that I have in me giving it two people that needs to be loved on we all need to be loved on and sometime we feel lonely but with God loved above everything God’s love is real Jesus continue to work in my life in the name of Jesus Christ the love of God I pull out in the name of Jesus Christ showing the world the truth love that I have in my heart of Jesus Christ giving them love bless thank you Jesus thank you sister God loves you and I love you be blessing this season my Sis Kesha Love β€πŸ™πŸ½

  2. Praise God,I love to give love to everyone,I see and feel that that is what they may be missing and there is nothing more rewarding to me than to show the love of Jesus. God bless you Sister Kesha

  3. AMEN!! This can be a lonely time for people. As God so loved us we really need to so love people. I pray that we get the chance to shower His love not just today but everyday and especially doing this season. God bless you woman of God! ❀️❀️

  4. Yes, love is something that you give away. Just as the Lord gave us His only begotten Son Jesus Christ. I love to encourage love. This is a powerful reminder. Thank you. Blessings, Shalom and Agape. πŸ™πŸ½β€πŸ™πŸ½β€πŸ™πŸ½

  5. I needed to hear this today. I am alone this Christmas, since all of my family except my sister has died in the past few years. No husband, no parents, lost my brother this year. I am looking for people to love on. I am also finding I need to let them know that I have a need, so they can love on me. It’s a do a blessing. They bless me, and I bless them.

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