GOD Still LOVES Us

Rest assured, God still loves you and I. Our sin makes Him turn His face from us, for Isaiah 59:2 says, But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your iniquities have hidden His face from you, that he will not hear.” However, because of Jesus our sin can be washed away, never to be seen again. 1 John 1:9 says,” If we confess your sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us of our sins, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” Even in our mistakes that seem unforgivable, God forgives us and most of all He still loves us. Not with the mediocre “love” that is presented in the world; but with everlasting love  that causes Him to draw us to Himself with loving-kindness. Jeremiah 31:3 says, “The Lord has appeared to me of old saying, ‘Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with loving-kindness I have drawn you.”

Don’t swim in the pool of guilt longer than needed if you’ve wronged someone or if you continue to make simple mistakes in life. As a child of God remember what Romans 8:35-39 says,

“What shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creation, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus, our Lord.”

If you are not a child of God or if you have not accepted Jesus Christ, you can do so now by going to the Receive Jesus As Your Savior page above and read through the information given.

All glory, praise, honor and thanks be unto the Almighty God, who reigns forevermore. May His word reach to all He has purposed for it to reach. May all who read it understand and receive it. For Your word O God, does not return to you void but it accomplishes what you have sent it to do. In Jesus name, Amen.

Note: it would be beneficial to read the entire chapters of Isaiah 59, Romans 8, 1 John 1 and Jeremiah.

🙂 May God bless you!

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Divine – Karen Kingsbury

First book review of 2011!

About a month ago I was looking for a book that was not focused on romance or anything of the sort. Divine is the book I found. I was actually surprised that Kingsbury wrote this book…I guess it’s because I’m used to reading about romance in her novels.

Anyway, Divine is a nice book to read. I recommend this book but I must say that the first half of this book may have you upset and probably even mad because of the decisions and actions of the characters. The main character, Mary, goes through physical, emotional, and sexual  abuse at an early age. What I like about Divine is that it shows how God can save anyone with any problem, if they are willing to receive it. I also like that throughout the whole book there is always a glimmer of hope and light that shines…because of her grandmother and all the other characters that believe in the true and living God. Although she does not always see the way of truth and hope in her life, Mary eventually recognizes it and accepts it, after all her attempts to find real love failed. As the story continues, you are able to see how God used what she went through to save others who also experience or have experienced what she went through.

Even the most hard to imagine situations in a person’s life, God can save. He can save us, no matter how far we think we’ve gone. All we have to do is call out to Him(God) with a contrite and humble heart and He will save us from a life of trouble, confusion, fear, pain, and much more. God is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all we ask or think (Ephesians 3:20).

Whatever trouble you may be going through, stop taking matters into your own hands and put it in the hands of God, trust Him. To give it all to God, to know what true love is, go to the Receive Jesus As Your Savior Today page above.

Past Prayer 6

This entry is part of the “Past Prayer Series” .

Prayer/poem of thanks

November 25, 2010

Thank You, God for forgiving me, and thank You for Your patience with me.

Because I was born again in You I am able to put away my old actions, thoughts,  and behaviors. I am able to forgive as You have forgiven me, and I am able to love You as You love me – although not (yet) to the fullest.

Thank You, God for your love that penetrates and heals all wounded, bruised, and broken hearts. Your love God is the strongest there is. It heals past hurts, and present hurts; it softens past and present pains.

You turned my wailing into dancing; You removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, that my heart may sing to You and not be silent. O Lord, my God I will give you thanks forever(Psalm 30:11-12).