Your First Love
Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 139:1-6 | Amos 1:1-3:15 | Revelation 2:1-17 | Proverbs 29:19-20
Today’s Scripture Focus: Revelation 2
You have persevered and have endured hardships for my name, and have not grown weary.  Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. (Revelation 2:3-4 NIV)
The Ephesian church was doing many things right. They receive mostly words of praise as Christ evaluates their progress. They were working hard, and persevering in the faith. They dealt with false teachers in the proper manner. They showed their perseverance by remaining true to the faith while enduring hardships because they were Christians.
Yet there was one glaring fault in the Ephesian church. They had lost their first love.
It’s easy to do. We do the right things, but it becomes more of…
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