Tagged: God’s Love

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‘At home’ in God’s love

When someone says, ‘Make yourself at home,’ it means you’re welcome and accepted. And that’s what Jesus means when He says, ‘Make yourselves at home in my love.’ You never have been and never will be loved by anyone as...

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The tug of God’s love

The story is told of an atheist spending a quiet day fishing when his boat is attacked by the Loch Ness monster. The beast tosses him and his boat high into the air, then it opens its mouth to swallow...

February 3 Searching for Significance 2 Comments

Searching for Significance (2)

We search for significance in different ways. We think that if we can connect with someone special, we’ll become someone special. Or we try to outlive life. When the billionaire realizes he will run out of years before he runs...

January 29 The Grace to Handle It Comments

The Grace to Handle It

For fifteen years Dr Robert Schuller’s secretary Lois battled cancer, and for every one of them she served God faithfully. Schuller writes: ‘I don’t think I ever met anyone more courageous. Some days she was so ill…getting out of bed...

December 30 Accepting Others Comments

Accepting Others

Oftentimes, people don’t make it easy to accept them. They can be bad tempered, selfish, critical, irritating, dismissive, aggressive, and pompous—-or worse! Sometimes you want to give them a piece of your mind; give them what they deserve—anything but acceptance....

December 28 God Can Lift You Up 1 Comments

God Can Lift You Up (1)

The Bible says, ‘Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.’ It works this way: when you try to exalt yourself, God brings you down, but when you humble yourself in His sight, He...

December 27 Accepting Yourself Comments

Accepting Yourself

Studies show that many of us don’t like ourselves. Does this strike a chord? A poll of college students confirmed that over 50 per cent suffered from low self-acceptance, with the majority citing their looks as the source of their...

December 26 Accepted by God Comments

Accepted by God!

There’s no pain worse than rejection and no pleasure greater than acceptance! Imagine the lengths some people go to in order to avoid rejection and earn acceptance… The good news is, with God you’re already accepted. J.B. Phillips translates Ephesians...

December 9 Go in His Strength Comments

Go in His Strength

Somebody said, ‘There’s nothing stranger than people, but there’s nothing more important!’ Jesus understood that principle. He spent His life as ‘one who serves’ (Luke 22:27 NIV). He ministered to society’s outcasts. He sought out the one sheep that was...

November 27 Seeing the Hand of God Comments

Seeing the Hand of God

Jesus looked at Judas in Gethsemane and said, ‘Friend, do what you came to do. It’s hard to imagine what Jesus saw in Judas that made him worthy to be called ‘friend’. But Jesus sees something good in every bad...