When we speak of Jesus’ love, do we immediately link it to the cross? We should. In the cross of Christ, we see a loving Savior bearing the wrath of God that we rightfully deserve. Why would a holy God make such a sacrifice for such rebels? Indeed, I don’t understand such mercy, but I praise God for loving me so deeply that He would sacrifice His life for me.
When I look at the cross, understanding that I deserved to hang on it, Christ’s love for me pierces my heart! I don’t need Him to give me romantic feelings or take me on playdates in order to appreciate His love. I need only to remember what He did on the cross.