You can’t force love.

“Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings.” Psalms 17:8, NIV.

When it comes to love, you want the kind that comes naturally, not love that is forced. Maybe there’s someone in your life that you love a great deal, but they don’t feel the same way you do and it makes you want to change in order to keep them interested.

The thoughts in your mind may say, “I can make them love me. I can change and become whatever they want me to be. I can change careers, change my hair, get plastic surgery, have their child, leave everything I know and change the way I behave. They will love me; I just have to…” You shouldn’t have to change yourself to get love. If God loves you just how you are, anyone He sends your way will also love you just how you are.

At the heart of real love is acceptance. Anything you have to change to get, you will have to constantly change in order to keep. Love is most beautiful when it is unforced and not manipulated. Let love happen by God’s divine orchestration. Whatever He sends your way He will give you the grace and wisdom to handle. You may not be the apple of someone’s eye just yet, but you are surely the apple of God’s eye. You may not have a David Jonathan kind of friendship just yet, but you have one with God. He loves you in every state and in every season. He took off His priestly garments and wrapped you in robes of righteousness. You will never be able to reach the bottom of God’s love for you!

Until someone can love you even remotely close to that kind of love, honey they don’t deserve you.

Prayer: Father God, thank You for speaking to my heart. I know You love me. Help me know it in a deeper way. Deal with the deeper fears in me and shine your light on every false view I have of myself. I deserve real love and I trust You. In Jesus Name, Amen.

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15 thoughts on “You can’t force love.”

  1. This is awesome and spoke directly to my heart. Thank you so much and thanks You Jesus for loving me unconditionally.

  2. Thank you for this encouraging word. Help us Father to experience Your love in the most Intimate way.🙏Cause when we do do, we know No one can love us like You💜Thank You 🎵Jesus….lover of my soul..Jesus I’ll never let You go🎵

    1. Peace & Blessings My Dearest Sister Lynne💖!!!
      No one can EVER, EVER love us like The Lord can!! They may come close..but they CAN’T beat Gods Love❤
      Loving You ALWAYS💕

  3. Thank YOU my LORD FATHER GOD.” I’ve learned the hard way. But I’ve also learned that no man can LOVE me like YOU. I LOVE the way YOU LOVE me, i LOVE YOU my LORD. I want to LOVE YOU the same infact YOU deserve more my LOVE thank YOU my LORD JESUS Thank YOU Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah GLORY GLORY GLORY TO GOD.” Thank You Sisters Kesha Dotk Ministrie GLORY TO GOD,” timely message Indeed. touch my heart❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘

  4. Amen the love like God’s love I deserve that type of love is genuine and beautiful I’m trusting God Love Thank you God for everything I see you at work and my life glory to God I’m trusting you and the name of Jesus Amen 💖💖

  5. Hallelujah thank you Father God that you love me unconditionally the best of that anyone could ever have true love, honest love ,genuine love, Holy Ghost love, blessed love Aagape love, I can go on and on about your love your sweet love. Thank you Heavenly Father my Lord and SviorlorJesus Christ 😇Holy Spirit In the Name of Jesuss!!!🙏

  6. I’m anxious to know someone with a sincere, in manipulative, genuinely first LOVE in Jesus Christ, AMEN.🤗

  7. Thank you. I needed this today. Calm my anxious heart.
    I’ve come to realize that no one can love me like you Jesus. And I pray I grow closer to you every day. My best friend, my father, my brother, my husband, my provider, my protector and most of all the lover of my soul.

  8. Amen..Amen..Amen!!!!!!!
    Thank You Lord..I Thank You..I Thank You..I Thank You Lord For Your Unconditional Love For Me!!! THANK YOU LORD!! Lord, I Thank You for loving me when I didn’t even know how to love myself..You STILL loved me!!! & I’m sooo THANKFUL!!! I Thank You Lord for taking off YOUR Priestly Garments & Wrapping ME In Robes Of Righteousness!! Ohh Lord, I feel SOOO BLESSED & I’m SOOO THANKFUL & GRATEFUL..that I’M THE APPLE🍎OF YOUR EYE!! THANK YOU LORD😍!! That just warms my heart💓😊 I feel, when people come into your life, they are a “compliment” to who & what you already are & have..the ONLY changes that should be made are to enhance/better & grow the relationship TOGETHER & make a collective difference around Church, The Community You Live In/Grew Up In, Volunteering With Youth and or Seniors, Mentoring etc.. Once again..I FEEL (just my opinion) people that come into your life..are like an accessory..they “compliment” who & what you ALREADY are & have. Together, may it be a..”relationship relationship” or a “friendship”..but TOGETHER..Y’all Should/Could Be A #POWERTEAM, You all should be sooo equally yoked, LOVE THE LORD..WITH ALL YOUR HEART❤, LOVE one another.. GENUINELY💝, COMMUNICATE☎..COMMUNICATE📱..COMMUNICATE⌨🖱!!!, HAVE lots of things in common, NO RED FLAGS🚫, EXPLORE new things TOGETHER, ENJOY each others company & life, RESPECT one another, TRUST one another, NEVER lie to the other, LAUGH TOGETHER😄just..
    Lord, Please Continue To Bless & Shine Your Light Of Love Upon Your Obedient Servant Sister Kesha, Her Awesome Team, This Amazing Ministry, My Sister Felicia & My DOTK Sisters💖!!
    Be Blessed, Stay Humble & Encouraged!!!
    Love Always, Your DOTK Sister In Christ, Wendy💕

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