Editor’s note: This Easter season, we invite you to consider God’s everlasting love for us. It’s a love that led him to give us a costly gift—the life of his Son. Today’s devotion is the first entry from the A Love That Never Dies devotional prayer journal. This devotion book takes readers through the forty days of Lent according to St. Matthew’s Passion account. The book is available in both ESV and KJV.
I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you. (Jeremiah 31:3 ESV)
Reflect: Our Lord’s suffering and death on the cross is the ultimate manifestation of the heavenly Father’s everlasting love for us. There are persons who are willing to go to any humanly possible length for the sake of someone they deeply love. God surpasses them all. Imagine: he was willing to give up his own and only Son to die on the cross for us. What are other ways in which God shows you his never-ending love? Reflect upon the lavishness of God’s grace toward you.
Prayer starter: Dear Father, thanks and praise to you for your everlasting love for me. Give me your Spirit that I may show my devoted love for others by . . .