Some days you just need a hug. A hug gives you the assurance that you are loved. Come to think of it, every day is a day when we need hugs. We yearn for love and acceptance and look to family and friends to extend it to us. Sometimes they meet our expectations, and other times they don’t.
While it is necessary to have people who’ll affirm us with words of affirmation or physical hugs, we have to remember to look to the source of love and receive the hug from heaven.
Do you need a hug today? Read each of these Bible verses and receive it as a hug from heaven. The words describing God’s love have been highlighted. Remember: God loves you more than you can imagine.
“May your unfailing love be with us , Lord, even as we put our hope in you.” Psalm 33:22
“But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.” Psalm 86:15
“Give thanks to the LORD for He is good, His love endures forever.” Psalm 136:1
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16
“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8
“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present not the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39
“See what great love the father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” 1 John 3:1a
There are many more verses in the Bible that speak of God’s love for us. If you are sad, or lonely, or just need a hug…meditate on these verses to receive a hug from heaven.