Category Archives: love of God

Ready .. Set .. Let go

July 26, 2017 “For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6 New American Standard There is only one Person who … Continue reading

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Being loved that much …

May 10, 2017 “Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love” Ephesians 1:4 Message Can you let … Continue reading

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Staying put …

May 3, 2016 “Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in My love.” John 15:9 NASB Jesus knows exactly where you “abide’ .. where you heart leans during the day .. where your mind … Continue reading

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Son Designs …

December 16, 2014 “This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son ..” John 3:16 The Message How much is your “how much” worth? God loves you. You were worth his Son. … Continue reading

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His love never quits …

December 15, 2014 “For God so loved the world…” John 3:16 New American Standard He loved what he created. Everything about everything that he spoke into existence was spoken and formed out of love. There were no regrets .. nothing … Continue reading

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“When everything was hopeless, Abraham believed anyway, deciding to live not on the basis of what he saw he couldn’t do but on what God said he would do. And so he was made father of a multitude of peoples, … Continue reading

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Growing beneath the dirt …

August 8, 2013 “And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ…” Ephesians 3:17-18 New … Continue reading

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Kissing Pigs and Keeping Score …

March 11, 2013 “He takes in sinners and eats meals with them, treating them like old friends.” Their grumbling triggered this story.” Luke 15:3 The Message Jesus never got the “formula” right. He didn’t act religious. He didn’t spend a … Continue reading

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Complicated and Simple … all-in-one…

March 1, 2013 “I want you woven into a tapestry of love, in touch with everything there is to know of God. Then you will have minds confident and at rest, focused on Christ, God’s great mystery.” Colossians 2:2 The … Continue reading

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Poured in …

May 1, 2012 “… because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.” Romans 5:5 New American Standard Your day begins with this truth: God’s love has been … Continue reading

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