For us to know and believe the love God has for us, He gives us a sure foundation in our salvation and His promises. God so loved the world He gave His only begotten son, Jesus Christ, that whosoever would believe in Him would not perish but have everlasting life. Jesus is our Chief Cornerstone, a sure foundation.
Every battle we face comes to provoke us to question this foundation. Without a sure foundation the structure of a building cannot stand. The size of the building doesn’t matter; it’s the foundation that supports the building. When the foundation is secured, the storms may cause some cracks to appear, but they can be repaired. We cannot stand against the enemy if we are not secured in Christ. We cannot trust our tomorrow if we are not secure in the safety we abide in today. When we sense something is cracking, including ourselves, we can trust the foundation is sure and our foundation is Jesus Christ.
We have to know, that we know, that we know the love God has for us keeps us in peace in the midst of turbulence; in love in the midst of loneliness; in faith in the midst of fear; and in Christ in the midst of our humanity. He fills every crack with His love and makes us whole, from glory to glory!
1 John 4:15-16 “Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. 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.”