My times are in your hands. (Psalm 31:15) When we make mistakes it’s natural to imagine that God is disappointed with us. We project our regrets upward and say, “I let you down, and I know you are disappointed with me.” But he isn’t. It is impossible to disappoint God. Since God knows everything you’ve…… Continue reading Have I disappointed God?
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8) God loves you like crazy. “But does he love me when I sin?” Haven’t you seen the cross? You need to settle this in your heart: God loves you. Period. Whether you’re in the…… Continue reading How do I know God loves me?
By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent his only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through him. (1 John 4:9) God does not love us merely with words or positive thoughts. His love is demonstrated with actions and in the sending of his only…… Continue reading Why did God do that?
Love keeps no record of wrongs. (1 Corinthians 13:5) Have you heard the one about how God is recording everything you say and do, and on Judgment Day he’ll show all your dark, dirty secrets on a big TV screen? It’s a frightening thought—but it’s a fiction. God is not like that. God is love,…… Continue reading Is God making a movie of your life?
Dear friends, Writing the Grace Commentary over the past two years has been a joy. I sense the Lord’s hand on this project because nearly every day I discover something in the scriptures that is pure gold. It is my privilege to put these grace nuggets in the Commentary for you to find. But you…… Continue reading Will God stop loving me?