The Depths of God’s Love – Day 2

The Depths of God’s Love – Day 2

Dwelling of Christ’s Love

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Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him.

Ephesians 3:17 (NLT)


Today, we explore the beautiful concept of Christ making His home in our hearts. It’s a profound truth that holds immense significance for believers. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to lose sight of the depth of this promise. We are not left to navigate the complexities of existence alone; rather, the Creator of the universe desires to dwell within us, bringing transformation, hope, and peace.

So, what does it mean for Christ to make His home in our hearts? It means that He desires to take up residence within us, not as a temporary guest, but as a permanent tenant. Just as a home offers shelter, comfort, and a place of belonging, Christ longs to provide these things to us at the core of our being. His presence brings a sense of security, acceptance, and love that surpasses all understanding.

It begins with cultivating a personal relationship with Him. Spending time in prayer, studying His Word, and meditating on His promises helps to foster intimacy with our Savior. We can also seek the guidance of the Holy Spirit, who empowers us to live according to God’s will.

As we invite Christ into our hearts, He transforms us from the inside out. Our priorities align with His purposes, our thoughts become rooted in His truth, and our actions reflect His love. Christ’s indwelling presence not only brings us peace and joy, but it also equips us to be His witnesses in a broken world.


  • How do you envision Christ making His home in your heart?
  • In what ways can you deepen your trust in Him and invite Him more fully into your daily life?


Show Christ’s love to someone today by listening attentively to their concerns and offering a comforting word. Demonstrate Christ’s presence in your heart through your compassionate actions.


Dear Lord Jesus, I open my heart to You today and invite You to dwell within me. Help me to trust in You more fully and to recognize Your presence in every aspect of my life. May my heart be a welcoming home for You. In Your precious name, I pray. Amen.