God’s love is not a mere sentiment or emotional attachment. Nor is it a dutiful relationship as when we love a father because he is our father, or their children love us only because they are our children. It is the other way with God. He fathered us because He loved us, before we were born. God’s love is not fondness. When we love anyone we send them gifts, flowers, and write them letters. He does all that! He fills the wide world with gifts and flowers, and writes His love with the stars of heaven, and the poetry of everything that is beautiful. But more than that. The love of God penetrates our cold hearts, shed abroad by the Holy Spirit. It is the closest and most personal love. God bless you, with greetings from Florida.
— Reinhard Bonnke (via sonofhislove)
I will not force Jesus on people, but I will never stop talking about Him to comfort other peoples unbelief! I will choose to Live this life out loud, co-laboring with Him so people know who I worship!
Remember this as you celebrate this CHRISTmas when you are with your unbelieving friends and relatives
— Todd White (via sonofhislove)
Many are afraid of darkness. What if one of the reasons I created the sun to rise everyday was to remind you of My power over darkness? What if every sunrise exemplifies My dominance over darkness? And everywhere you go, it’s meant to be a sunrise.
— Papa God (via clothedwithgod)
Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
— Colossians 3:12-17
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
— 2 Timothy 1:7 (via canbarelysay)
The Lord delights in His children.
He meets our needs AND wants.
Don’t be afraid to ask Him for anything, because He loves you!!
The more you love on Him, the more apparent His love for you becomes.