A Study of God’s Love
The study of God’s love is powerful because it has the ability to transform your life. When you truly understand the depth of God’s love, it heals, empowers and calms. It changes the way you not only interact with the Lord but also with every person you meet. Enjoy this simple study on the love of God, and let it be a starting point for a deeper, more personal study.
Read 1 John 3:1:
In 1 John 3:1, how does God refer to you?
Why don’t those who belong to the world recognise God’s children?
Should God’s children look or act differently than those in the world. Why or why not?
Read Romans 5:3-8:
How should we respond to difficulties? Why?
What is one way that we know God loves us?
Did Jesus die for us when we deserved it? What was significant about the timing of Jesus’ death? What does this tell us about God’s love?
Read 1 John 4:8:
How does this verse describe God?
Read 1 Corinthians 13:4-8:
How does this passage describe love?
What does this tell us about God’s nature?
Think about your perception of God. Does it line up with this passage? If not, how does your perception differ?
Does your perception need to change? If so, how?
Read Deuteronomy 28:
Are love and obedience connected? Why or why not?
What are the promises of God for those who obey His commandments?
Are these promises available without love? Why or why not?
Read Exodus 15:26:
Is the love of God exhibited in this passage? If so, how?
How does the promise contained in this verse affect us today?
Read Deuteronomy 7:6-14:
Does this passage affect us today? Why or why not? (Cross-reference with Romans 9:24-29.)
How is love reflected in this passage?
What can we learn about God’s nature?
How does He deal with His people?
How are love and obedience connected?
What has the Holy Spirit revealed to you about God’s love through this study?
We hope this study is the beginning of a deeper understanding and appreciation for just how loved you are. If you are struggling with receiving God’s love, ask Him for a deeper revelation of His love for you. He promises to answer those who seek Him with their whole heart. God bless you!