Experiencing the love of God, not just thinking about it, is something we should desire with all our hearts. This is an experience of great joy because in it we taste the very reality of God and his love.How is the love of God experienced in knowing and believing?
The love of God is experienced in knowing and believing Christ because, as Romans 8:39 says the love of God is "in Christ Jesus our Lord." Nothing will be able to separate us "from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord." This Advent season, look to Jesus.What does experience have to do with my relationship to God?
If we begin with the dictionary definitions of experience, put them together, and apply them to our relationship to God, we come up with something like “participating in the nature of God, being moved by Him, and learning of Him by familiarity.” Before we can participate in God in any way, we have to fully come to terms with two inner conflicts.What are the characteristics of God?
God is holy, righteous, almighty, wise, and many more wonderful things. But the most important characteristic of God, is love. The Bible says that God is love. He doesn’t have a whole lot of love, no… God is love. Everything inside God is pure, passionate, sacrificial love. Everything He thinks, feels, says and does comes forth from love.