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How God Loves Us
Written by Lynn Waters
I was recently reading my daily devotional about how God loves us. As I was reading this a scripture jumped out at me: Romans 8:38-39 “For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, not any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” When you think about it and let it sink in this verse tells us that nothing or anyone can take God’s love away from us.
Joshua 1:5 “No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you nor forsake you.” Now this is God promising each and every one of us that He will never leave us. When we meditate on this we will know that no matter what happens to us and no matter what we go through or how much we sin and walk away from God, He is always with us and will never leave us.
Isaiah 49:16 God says, “See I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands.” Now this is the verse that really had me reeling. God has inscribed me on the palm of HIS HANDS. Yes, each and every one of us is inscribed on God’s own hand. This verse in the Amplified says, “Behold, I have indelibly imprinted (tattooed a picture of) you on the palm of each of My hands; [O Zion] your walls are continually before Me.”
Wow, how cool is that? God has placed within the palm of HIS HAND, me, little old me. Because He loves ME so much that He wants to have me close to Him. Just think about it a little. If we are in His palm, He can’t THROW us away, He can’t DROP us and He can’t LOSE us, ever. He doesn’t have to look down from His throne in heaven to see us He only has to look at His hand. How far can you get your hand away from your face? Can you get it far enough away to not see it? No.
This means that God wants us to be close to Him always. He can’t and won’t let you go and He loves you and me so much that He wants us to be with Him.
What does this mean to you? Does this put God in a different light for you? Can you see that God wants to spend time with you and He is there to go through every day and every trial with you? He is ready to help you always and in everything.
Does this make you want to spend time with God? He is waiting for each of us to come and spend some time with Him. Whether it is five minutes or an hour, He is there and ready to listen to every thought and problem. For us to sit down, turn on some wonderful Christian songs and praise God. God will come and bring us peace and joy, and He will love us. He will help us to know we can get through the day and every day that we live. He will help us to go through every problem we face and come out stronger and wiser.
He is the first and last we need to seek each and every day- at the start of the day to help us through tests and trials, and to see others as He sees them. And He is there to end each day, to give us peace and deep sleep to face the next day.
God says, Come to Me and I will be there every time you seek Me.