April 7, 2023

Do You Believe I Love You?

“And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us.” – 1 John 3:23 In honor of Good Friday, today we reflect on Jesus’ love expressed in his sacrifice for us. Several years ago I was challenged by an unusual reflection from Christian author and speaker Brennan Manning. He said, “I have spent thousands of hours studying and memorizing scripture, preaching, praying and meditating, and I am convinced that when we stand before God, He will ask us one question, and one question only: “Did you believe I loved you?” In response, Brennan said, “The true believers will answer ‘yes, and I’ve built my entire life around that one truth.’ ” However, others will claim they believed it, but not really. They attended church and read books, but never truly believed it; always struggling to prove

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