Whether it’s Bryan McKnight’s “Crazy Love” or Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love,” when the beat drops on either, the reminiscing begins! Times of hilarious or downright stupid expressions of love flow through our minds. Rhythmic sways overtake the body while the mind reflects on how there was nothing to keep us from trying to win the affections of a beloved. Crazy love!
When you first came to faith in Christ, did you feel a similar affection? The compulsion to tell others about Him overtook you. Right? Handing out tracks became the thing to do. Oh, and the drive to work for Christ, non-stop! Crazy love!
But Bible study brought a new understanding. You discovered the truth that Christ’s love is not earned but freely given. However, the busyness of church somehow made you believe working for Christ was the most important part of the relationship. As we will see in Jesus’ message to the church at Ephesus, works cannot replace our love for Jesus. When it does, Christ, Himself, beckons us to return to Him with the fervor of a first love.