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Does God love only Christians? Does this question even need to be asked? Unfortunately, yes, because there is an impression out there that that He does. I encounter it in innuendo and assumption. I encounter it in myself and the … Continue reading
There’s truly no other way I can interpret this event I’m going to tell you about except for the fact that God and His angels must care about us, right down to things I wouldn’t imagine are His concern. And, … Continue reading
Marti pointed out that I may have been a little too hard on Chandler in my Catch last Friday, especially in light of so many of you who have followed his story and loved him and cared about him from … Continue reading
“God so loved the world that He gave…” (John 3:16). If you love like God, you will love and hurt at the same time. The tragedy of God’s love is that it is not universally received. “He came to that … Continue reading
“Go, marry a promiscuous woman and have children with her, for like an adulterous wife this land is guilty of unfaithfulness to the Lord.” (1:2) Hosea is not your typical romance, but it is a true picture of how God … Continue reading
“God loves you, just as you are, not as you should be,” was a favorite saying of the late Brennan Manning. He concluded almost every talk with it. “I will not should on myself today,” is another.
Only God can love like this. Just as I am. Come as you are. No conditions. No requirements. No clean-up. No reorientation.