We really have no idea of the love of God. We think that we do but there is no way. I am sure that there is not one of us who have ever felt that love because we always try to compare it with what we have in person. We can only look at what we feel from our family, our spouse, our kids, but like I said I am almost positive we cannot even hit close to all of the love that God has for us. I would love to be able to explain it to you, but there is no way I could even get close. About the only thing I can suggest is that we try to think that deep or that intense that we understand but I still don’t think we can do it.
Here is about all I could come up with which is nothing more than a very poor attempt at an explanation. The source I have is the bible and what I sensed in prayer, other than that nothing. The bible says in John 3:16, “for God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son” and the thing about that pretty much explains the whole thing. God loved us SO MUCH that He gave and He gave the very best. I am not sure, but I don’t think there would not be a single one of us who would give up our son or daughter for any reason let alone for another human, and God gave His only Son, the apple of His eye, the one He loved the most and in whom He was well pleased just for us knowing that when He did it that Jesus would have to die on the cross so we could be forgiven.
Jesus must have loved us just as much as God did (dah) because He came willingly knowing what was going to happen to him and yet He still came. If that is not love for us then I really have no idea. I would really love to find the way that could actually reach those who don’t want to hear about Jesus and be able to explain to them that love in a way that they instantly become of follower of Christ, but then I would be having a foolish dream I know that there will be those who will turn Him away even on the last breath of life. There will be those who no matter what you say or do will never turn from their wicked ways and the bible tells us that. If you don’t believe me and think that if they saw what God can do it would change their way of thinking. But, look at all of the people who were actually there when Jesus walked on the earth and yet they still chose Barabbas and demanded that Christ be crucified. Or look at all of the people who witnessed the miracles that followed Jesus and they still called Him evil and wicked. Believe me there will be those who would complain if they were hung with a brand new rope.
God loves us and I know that He loves us with a love that goes far beyond all understanding and yet I would still love to get deep enough that I can even half way fathom what that would be like. I will keep trying to go even deeper as should you. We may never understand just how much God loves us to the nth degree, but as long as we know He loves us it is more than enough. Think about it, if you want to know how much God loves us, just look at how much He loves Jesus. I know that I can feel His presence, and I know what the bible tells me about Him and the only thing I can think of is how much He loves me. I am blessed far beyond anything I can ever understand and I give all of the praise and glory to God because without Him I would be absolutely nothing, as would you.
Let me leave you with the only thing I do know and that is God loves you and I with a love that goes deeper than anything we could ever fathom or think of and that should be enough. The bible says it and I believe it and that is enough for me.