I want to go to that uncomfortable place where, even though the world may mock me, I ignore the opinions of others and flee to the feet of my Savior.
If we are not showing deep love and devotion for Jesus continually in our lives, then do we truly understand or appreciate how much we have been forgiven?
O THAT I could repent! With all my idols part, And to thy gracious eye present A humble, contrite heart; A heart with grief oppressed For having grieved my God, A troubled heart that cannot rest, Till sprinkled with thy blood.
It would seem that John wants us all to be able to lay our head on Jesus’ chest.
When opposition comes, and it will, simply move on to another field of labor. There will be those to help wherever you go. You just need to be looking!
Jesus ate with sinners, He did not SIN with sinners.
In order for love to abound, we must get outside our comfort zone and find new ways to love God by loving others.
This side of glory we are not going to find that perfect relationship, family, or church.