If the Person od Love is our source, then John 17 is our purpose. Of course I would want to break dividing walls that isolate me from Christ and His Body.
Our world is steeped in the pursuit of romance. We long for it desperately. We want romance because we were made in the image of a romantic God.
How far will our God go to make Himself known and to love us? I can never underestimate the lengths to which God will go in assisting me to know Him. His reach and pursuit is often shocking.
As you look over the timeline of your life, I'll be the only constant connecting it all. Relationships will come and go, but in the end, I'll be the only One.
There’s a frantic drive in us all to be loved. So how do we experience love in a loveless world? What is the secret of loving and being loved?
In each of our lives is present every element of a perfect Love Story. And amazingly, it’s the obstacle to any love that makes a love story.
The earth is filled with notes of love from God. He has placed them all around us; His deepest longing in events and tangibles.
If I pinch off the conduit of love for myself, then I can’t be a vessel of delivery to bring it to another. I am called to love myself and to love others.
God has given ME to myself for a purpose. We all go to bed and rise every day with the GIFT of our self. So am I to be my own best friend? I believe so!
‘God, whatever it takes for me to get to know You, I want it, because there's nothing else that can satisfy my heart like You.’
God's ways are not our ways. His love is often rough and easily seen as cruel. His love batters our hearts until our hearts are completely His.
Batter My Heart, Oh God! Let's look at someone in the Bible who lived with an open heart towards God to see if God battered it.