God’s love is not because of anything I’ve done. He loves me simply because he loves me. There’s nothing I can do to make him love me any more or any less.
What would our world look like if we dared to examine our beliefs, experiences, and worldviews so that we understood what we were bringing into a situation?
God is pure, unfiltered, unadulterated Love and we were created to be loved by him and to love him and others in return.
In a world that’s full of conflict and division, yelling and proving others wrong, empathy can be a rare place of safety. And I believe this is what many are longing for.
This book was such a powerful reminder that God is with me and for me.
The antidote to selfishness might not be selflessness, it might actually be self-love that is rooted in Christ, instead of ourselves.
Hopefully, we’ll all get a little bit better at paying attention to these warning signs, loving ourselves, and, as a result, we’ll love others even better.
Now that I know I have been forgiven of much, my natural response is to love God more extravagantly than I have before.
We make grace and love unnecessarily complicated, but Jesus made things simple.
If these nine characteristics are the fruit of the Spirit, the result of his presence and a natural outpouring of his character, that means you can’t pick and choose which ones you want.