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    The Initiator

    We love, because He first loved us. 1 John 4:19 For much of my young adult life I can compare my journey of faith to someone who is running on a treadmill; however, the treadmill itself is not turned on. This one factor, of course, creates a completely unnecessary struggle. To compare this thought to my spiritual life years ago, it was as if I was operating from a value that was (is) indeed true, but it was out of order. I would say, step by legalistic step: “I love God, I love God, I love God…”, and trudge obediently through God’s commandments in order to to earn something that…