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Let God Love On You

Let God Love On You

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I’m fond of using the phrase “Let God love on you” and “Take a Love Break.”  My use is based on 1 John 4:19, which is translated in several ways, including “We love, because He first loved us,”  “We love each other because he loved us first” and “We love Him because He first loved us.” To my mind, these phrases cover just about all aspects of “love,” except maybe loving ice cream or old movies. Continue reading Let God Love On You

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For Professionals Only: DO Try This At Home!

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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Consider these words of Jesus from the book of John:

“Yes, I am the gate. Those who come in through me will be saved. Wherever they go, they will find green pastures. The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give life in all its fullness.” (John 10:9-10 NLT)

Gatekeepers. That’s what we are called to be. We stay close to Jesus, the Gate to God, and place the hands of the lost on the latch—the latch that each person must open for himself, but to which we can direct them. It’s part of the great commission Jesus gave us when He went back to be with our Heavenly Father. We find reference in the gospels to the task we are all given: Continue reading For Professionals Only: DO Try This At Home!