Jesus’ Love

Every person wants other people to love them. And, most people are hurt when someone is unkind to them. But Jesus taught in Luke 6:27b-28, “…love your enemies. Do good to those people that hate you. Ask God to bless those people that say bad things to you. Pray for those people that are mean to you.” Jesus wants us to love other people, even if they hurt us or don’t like us.
For many years, it was hard for me to love people who hurt me. So finally I made a decision to love people with Jesus’ love. But I can’t do this alone. First, I ask God to help me have Jesus’ love. Then, I ask God to help these people be loving, too.
Finally, I ask God to help me stop thinking bad thoughts about other people. Verse 8 of our Bible Reading helps me do this. “Brothers and sisters, continue to think about the things that are good and worthy of praise. Think about the things that are true and honorable and right and pure and beautiful and respected.”
I hope you will start today to love other people with Jesus’ love.