My daughter once said this to me, “There is nothing special about God loving me, because He loves everyone.”
The thing is, however, that is a falsehood. It is not true that He loves everyone, because love is a verb. Therefore, He can only technically “love” (give His love to) those who have said yes to Him.
So when someone actually believes the good news and receives the salvation that He has spent thousands of years preparing . . . It is so thrilling to Him, that He and all of the angels rejoice over you!!! They throw a party!
And once you have accepted the free gift of the Gospel, the good news of Jesus Christ, then our God is absolutely delighted in you. He delights in you — He loves you — because you have trusted Him. Your faith is so pleasing to Him. He could not be any happier with you; you are perfect in His eyes because of your faith.
He is a God of deep emotion, and He is madly in love with you, if you have believed in the Gospel and received His Holy Spirit inside of you; we could almost say that He is infatuated with you.
Your belief in the Gospel pleases Him so much because it proves to Him that you have chosen Him, and no longer reject Him. Sadly, our Heavenly Father is quite familiar with rejection. He knows what it feels like to have His heart broken.
But we are not among those who have broken Him heart. Especially those of us who rest in His finished work on the Cross. We who have been set free from religion, are especially pleasing to Him because, now that we have entered the new covenant, we can grow to know Him and He can know us too, and that’s really all He cares about:
a close, personal, intimate Relationship with you!!!
The Good News is so good!!! Let’s smile, and laugh and rejoice with Him today!