As a follow up to this summer’s series of lessons on God’s love, the congregation were challenged to share the implications of God’s love for them. Some of those comments are shared here
Think of the implications of God’s love for you existing before time began and extending beyond the it will cease to exist.
As we mature, we realize that loving requires responsibility, not just pleasing. God’s love for us is not meant to win our favour but to help us become more like him. This is why He teaches us discipline and disciplines us.
Just as many of the survivors of “Near Death Experiences” report a radically new perspective on life, those of us who daily encounter God’s profound love for us, are no longer bound by fear. If God is for us, who or what can pose a viable threat to us?
The words of God through the prophet Jeremiah, telling Israel of His plans to prosper her, were given during a dark period in which Judah was being held captive in Babylon. This predicted captivity was God’s way of getting Israel to repent and return to the one true God. Those hopeful words are words that God […]
If you suffer with self esteem issues you need to listen to this encouraging message! God’s delight in you is not based on what you have done. It is based on what He has done for you and how you recognize your need for it. Here is a link to an excellent video, providing some […]
Not being able to fully appreciate the magnitude of God’s greatness, It is hard for us to understand the extent of Christ’s sacrifice in coming to save us. Looking at the surrender of His prerogatives gives us some understanding as to the lengths to which He was willing to go in loving each one of us. “His […]
Psalm 23 employs the imagery of ancient shepherding and hospitality practices to describe the exhaustive provision of our Lord. Truly we “lack nothing”.
In our world of limited warranties and voluminous fine print it is only natural to expect limits to commitment. Wonderfully, this does not apply to God’s love. His love for you is not limited by who you are, what you have done or even what He knows you will do. It is truly limitless!
Psalm 139 presents David’s thoughts about his God. The degree to which David felt God’s love is unique to each one of us challenges the notion that God’s love is generic. This is the beauty of the new covenant in Christ.