Allowing God To Love You

For most of my life I have been on what I like to call the “treadmill of performance”.  It started because of rejection that I suffered as a kid and especially as a teenager.  I was saved at the age of 12 after my parent’s divorce.  I bounced back and forth between my father’s house

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Redemption Means You Have Value!

The word redemption is key to the Christian faith.  It’s woven throughout the Bible and it’s the reason that Jesus came.  He came to redeem us.  The word redeem means to buy back or pay off.  When one wants to redeem something they give something else of value in exchange for the item.  Someone will

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God is not Arrogant

So many people tend to look at God with an idea based upon the Greek/Roman gods.  In America we don’t realize how much we have been influenced by Greek thought.  We tend to look and view God from a “god perspective” versus a “father perspective”.  We don’t even use His name (Yahweh), rather we just

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God is Love — Love is Patient — So God is Patient

I struggle with impatience.  I know that many people today do as well.  We live in such a fast paced society where everything is at our disposal.  We want it now, and we want it our way.  Unfortunately, many people view God as being impatient with us.  People believe that God is very demanding and

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Struggling with God’s Love

The love of God is best seen and learned through the life of Jesus.  Jesus came to reveal and explain the Father to us.  I love what Bruxy Cavey said, “The life of Jesus is like God pausing from teaching us lessons & saying ‘Here’s what I mean – watch this.’”  God is just like

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Do We Live Like God is Love?

I John 4:7-10  “7Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. 9 By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent

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God or Father?

For much of my life I viewed God as a harsh judge that wanted me to live perfectly and never mess up.  When I did mess up I believed that He was angry with me because I just   couldn’t seem to get it together.  I believed that He forgave others but I punished myself

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