For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life. John 3:16
I have had a fear in my life that surfaces it ugly head from time to time, it is that something will happen to my youngest son, and he will be taken from me. This morning I was lying in bed, not wanting to awake yet, and that fear arose from within my heart. I asked the Lord to speak truth to this fear and help me stand on His promise of protection. A few minutes later I felt like the Lord used this to help me see a greater depth of His love for me. If I think about how much I love my children, I couldn't even imagine giving one of them up as a sacrifice for another person, yet God did this very thing for you and me. He gave His only son.
John 3:16 says that God so loved the world, we were the world when by His grace we were saved, how much more will He do for us now that we are His children? Just imagine the depth that His love must run for us. This makes me ask why I, why do we, question His love and His desire to work in our lives at every turn. If He gave the most precious and dear thing He could think of to bring us into unity with Him,then how much more is He wiling to do in our lives now. Now that our hearts are in tune with His and His very own Spirit lives inside of us, guiding us and leading us to His promises. What do we have to fear?
We have a heavenly Father who loves us more than we are even capable of imagining. We have a Father who laid down His heart to give us His Spirit and lead us to His promises. We have a Father who's love is beyond understanding. So, whatever you may be dealing with in your life today, be reminded as I have been reminded, that your Father loves you, and He wants to work in your life in ways that are beyond our wildest imaginations.
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