Posts with the tag “love”

God Knows, God Cares
by Dave Shepardson on June 20th, 2019
Psalm 8:1–4 (NLT)1 O Lord, our Lord, your majestic name fills the earth! Your glory is higher than the heavens . . . 3 When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers— the moon and the stars you set in place— 4 what are mere mortals that you should think about them, human beings that you should care for them?Matthew 6:8 . . . for your Father knows exactly what you need even before yo...  Read More
We Are Driven By What We Love
by Dave Shepardson on August 30th, 2017
Joshua 23:11 says. “So be very careful to love the Lord your God (nlt).”The greatest way to ensure that we are walking in the blessings of God and are never at risk of backsliding is to be very careful to love the Lord your God; this is our single greatest safeguard to ensure our growing relationship with Jesus Christ.Why did Moses call all of Israel in the great Shema to this one thing in Deutero...  Read More
Free To Love, Not Sin
by Dave Shepardson on February 4th, 2015
Galatians 5 (nlt)1 So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law... 4 For if you are trying to make yourselves right with God by keeping the law, you have been cut off from Christ! You have fallen away from God’s grace... 6 For when we place our faith in Christ Jesus... What is important is faith expressing itself in love......  Read More
God's Love and Care
by Dave Shepardson on September 19th, 2014
The scriptures noted turned into personal prayer.Heavenly Father, you love us so completely (John 16:27). We trust in you alone God, because you richly give us all we need in this life (1Tim 6:17). You Lord, who has made all of heaven and earth, you pour out your blessing upon us from your holy throne room (Psalm 134:3). And the blessing you pour out on us makes us rich Lord, you add no sorrow wit...  Read More