Understand, therefore, that the Lord your God is indeed God. He is the faithful God who keeps his covenant for a thousand generations and lavishes his unfailing love on those who love him and obey his commands. Deuteronomy 7:9 As with all fruit of the Spirit, God Himself is our model to study and follow … Continue reading A Promise We Can Count On
“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Roman 5:8 We all have this desire to love and be loved, it is in us because God is love, and we are created in His image. He breathed life into us, and in His … Continue reading Love Breaks Fear
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." John 3:16 I'll be the first to admit that this verse had once lost it's meaning to me. It had been said over and over and over again. I heard it … Continue reading For God So Loved the World…
I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s … Continue reading The Depth of His Love
But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners. ~Romans 5:8 This semester we will be digging deeper into the Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23). So let's start with the first attribute: Love. The first thing that pops into my mind is the image of … Continue reading He Loves Me!
"For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in exchange for you. Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life." Isaiah 43:3-4 My God said this about … Continue reading Down with Love “In General”
"I have loved you even as the Father has loved me. Remain in my love." John 15:9 As I sit here writing, I'm recalling conversations I've had over the last week with a few friends, each that are walking through something heartbreaking. My heart is aching as I lift them up in prayer; my spirit is … Continue reading Remain In His Love