On November 25th, 2017 I delivered a message during the Prodigal worship service about how Christian self-love is a fundamental key for good recovery in a believer’s life. This blog is a trimmed down version of that message created in response to some requests for notes from some of those who attended the service.
Understanding the need for self-love begins with defining the problem it solves. Here we go:
In Genesis 1 and 2 we see the story of the creation of the world; God created everything and when it was all done He said it was “very good” (Gen 1:31). Notice that God only said it was very good after He had created mankind. At this point the man and woman lived in complete harmony with God, each other and the creation. Adam and Eve knew and felt the love of God through His connective…
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