If you look very closely, the water behind the dam can be glimpsed in the center of the photo.  The dam acts as a reservoir for the water and allows only a measured amount to flow.  Is that what I am doing with the love that God has lavished upon me?  Am I limiting the amount of God's love that flows through me and out of me?  John 7:38 tells us, "For the Scriptures declare, 'Rivers of living water shall flow from his heart.'"  Jesus tells us in the next verse that the "living water" refers to the Holy Spirit and is not the Holy Spirit an expression of love?  I need to let the rivers flow.  I must not dam them up.  Lord, help me to break down the dams in my life that are restricting the flow of Your love through me to all people, as Your Word directs us in 1 Thessalonians 3:12.

"And may the Lord make your love for one another and for all people grow and overflow, just as our love for you overflows." (NLT)

Let the Love of God Flow

1 Thessalonians 3:12