“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son….”
“The LORD said to me, “Go, show your love to your wife again….”
“Yet I will show love to Judah; and I will save them…. the LORD their God, will save them.”
“This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.”
“Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”
“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this….”
“This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.”
“God sends forth his love and his faithfulness.”
If you have heard the saying, “It’s not what you say, but what you do that matters most,” how do you apply that in your marriage? You can say you love your wife, but how do you show your wife that you love her? You can say you love your husband, but how do you meaningfully demonstrate that love?
Scripture is filled with messages about God’s love for us. God does not just tell us He loves us, but has demonstrated His love for us. God acts on His love for us. How do you act on your love for those persons in your life who you say you love?
God has shown us how to love in both word and deed. It is in writing: We have a love message from God in His written word.
It is in sacrifice: God sent His son. Christ gave Himself up for us.
What are the words you use regularly to show your love to your spouse? Do the words you direct to your spouse truly demonstrate love? What are the activities that you do regularly to show your love to your spouse? Do your actions actually demonstrate love?