“We love Him, because He first loved us.” I John 4:19
I love Thee, Lord, but with no love of mine,
For I have none to give:
I love Thee, Lord, but all the love is Thine,
For by Thy love I live.
I am as nothing, and rejoice to be,
Emptied, and lost, and swallowed up in Thee.
from Spurgeon’s devotional, Morning by Morning, July 11 entry.