No Competition

6 Aug

God is not in competition for your love. I am always mystified when I hear people boastfully say, “I love God more than my wife.” The only way to love God more than your spouse is to love God through your spouse. Your husband or wife would be the direct recipient of the love.…

The God who is love loves it when we love.… God is never in competition with your love for people! Any time you love a person, you are not far from God. Your love for people is the evidence that God is living inside you.

Darin Hufford

The Misunderstood God, Windblown, 2009, 54.

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