Though I have come open hearted in giving love, my love was not clean. I was looking for Love in all the wrong places and with a wrong motive.
Prayer and sovereignty are uniquely entwined while appearing to be seemingly contradictory. So if God is sovereign, what is the purpose of prayer?
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.
The heart is the seat and center of human life, and is where the issues of the spirit and the will are settled.
I'm anchored to my heart because it beats with the reality of me. We can't be men after God's own heart without being connected to our hearts first.
How about seeking to focus my attention on loving God rather than always seeking to always BE loved by Him?
Why would God call someone completely engrossed in his own wounds and self to so completely serve another?
“If one loves God truly…he is known by God…and he is owned by Him.” Part of truly loving God is loving the ones He loves, as He wants to love them. Do we?
I can easily conceive of my desire to know God, but to comprehend that I am known and seen by Him? Wow, the Lord sees me whether anyone else sees me or not.
When we block the flow of God’s love into our hearts, we have a love deficit and a big problem. Is this deficit behind the character issues that plague us?
What are the markers for a life lived in the belief of God’s love and not mere knowledge of it? Do you BELIEVE that you are loved? Does your life reflect it?
Why didn’t God keep that man from pulling the trigger rather than allowing the man to pull the trigger and then watch over him and bringing about some kind of judgment?