First Love Kind of Love

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so today is a two-fer devotional. We’ve included twoFaithgateway devotionals by the same author, both focusing our hearts on our first love – who and what real love is.

 

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Devotion 1 God Our Deepest Love Kyle Idleman

“C. S. Lewis, the great British author of the Chronicles of Narnia, once boarded a bus for Heaven.

He did this in imaginary form, of course, in a wonderful allegory called The Great Divorce. It’s a book that examines why people choose for or against giving their lives to a full commitment to God. He shows that what we’re doing is standing at the very gate of Heaven and choosing between the eternal glory of God and the empty illusions of earth — what he calls “the great divorce” between Heaven and earth.

In the book, Lewis climbs read more 

Devotion 2 Lost That Lovin’ Feeling Kyle Idleman

So what do you do if you’re a fan who wants to be a follower but your heart just isn’t in it? You want to come after Christ with a passionate pursuit, but the truth is you feel apathetic and indifferent. You don’t want to feel that way, but you do.

I was recently doing some research on what are known as “The Seven Deadly Sins.” They don’t appear as a list anywhere in Scripture, and I was curious to know how that list was developed.

It turns out that years ago the literacy rate read more

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