Oct 25, 2014

The Thing about God's Love

Who shall ever separate us from Christ’s love? Shall suffering and affliction and tribulation? Or calamity and distress? Or persecution or hunger or destitution or peril or sword? Even as it is written, For Thy sake we are put to death all the day long; we are regarded and counted as sheep for the slaughter. Yet amid all these things we are more than conquerors and gain a surpassing victory through Him Who loved us. For I am persuaded beyond doubt (am sure) that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities, nor things impending and threatening nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:35-39

The thing about God's love is that it's unconditional and everlasting, it's not based on our works, THANK GOD.

If you're thinking to come to Christ you have to be perfect, you're WRONG ... come as you are. Maybe you feel unworthy of His love. The truth is that no one is worthy. God's love isn't based on whether we're deserving or not. It's simply a demonstration of His commitment to our good. There's nothing that you could ever do that would stop the Father from loving you.

God is love and His love is very different from human love. It's not based on feeling or emotions. He doesn't love us because we're lovable or because we make Him feel good, He loves us because He is love. He created us to have a loving relationship with Him, through His Son Jesus.

Father God ALWAYS hears the cries of His children.

Father, I pray that You help us to come to You always, in time of need and just to love on You and thank You for all that You do and for who You are. Thank You for being faithful and that You are always there for us. Help us to come to You in childlike faith believing and I'm so grateful that when we do we'll find grace and mercy in time of need. In Jesus' name, amen.

 see also: Someone Cares and The Unconditional Love of God

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