Faith works by love! If you do not know, believe, and trust that God loves you unconditionally and eternally, you will struggle with acquiring and maintaining your faith. Answers to prayer will seem nonexistent or infrequent in this situation.
A stout, robust, joyful understanding of God’s extravagant love for you will result in a joy-filled faith in God. Robust faith results in a miracle-rich life walking with the living God, the Father of Lights!
You can’t have faith unless someone loves you. Jesus loves you! He’s the God who is “more than enough.” (He provides abundance for us: Isaiah 60:5; 2 Cor. 9:8)
Feast upon this selection of Scriptures that discuss the love of God, and bolster your faith by meditating upon them!
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love. (Galatians 5:6 NKJV, emphasis added)
But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. (Colossians 3:14 NKJV, emphasis added)
. . . the Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the Lord your God loves you. (Deut. 23:5b NKJV)
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. (John 3:16 NKJV)
As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love. (John 15:9 NKJV)
This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. (John 15:12 NKJV)
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. (John 15:13 NKJV, emphasis added)
. . . for the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me, and have believed that I came forth from God. (John 16:27 NKJV)
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8 NKJV)
For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, 39 nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8:38-39 NKJV)
I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. (Galatians 2:20 NKJV)
But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us . . . (Ephesians 2:4 NKJV)
. . . to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. (Ephesians 3:19 NKJV)
And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. (Ephesians 5:2 NKJV)
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. (2 Tim. 1:7 NKJV)
Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! (1 John 3:1 NKJV)
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love. (1 John 4:7-8 NKJV, emphasis added)
In this the love of God was manifested toward us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him. In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. (1 John 4:9-10 NKJV, emphasis added)
And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him. (1 John 4:16 NKJV)
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love. (1 John 4:18 NKJV, emphasis added)