Sunday, July 15, 2007

no greater love

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ ... (Ephesians 2:4-5)

God's love just amazes me sometimes. everything i know about Him just screams LOVE! sometimes His love is easy to understand and i know i take it for granted. but other times i struggle with how He can love this world - including me. it's my human brain that cannot fathom how great... how far and wide... how endless His love really is.

i consider myself a "love" person. i really try to love at all times. as you can imagine, that's not easy. and i fall short more times than i hit the goal. but i keep on working towards that goal of sharing the love God has given me with those He puts on my path.

Lord, thank you for loving me. thank you for showing me what love is supposed to look like. please continue to help me love even when it's not easy, or pretty, or convenient. i don't ever want to take your love for granted and i acknowledge that i can only love others because you showed me how.

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Penless Thoughts said...

Faith, Hope & Love and the greatest of these three is Love.

Amber said...

That is BEAUTIFUL!!!! Thank you:D

God Bless,

Momma Roar said...

This is great! Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Great words Diana. I seek to be a loving person as well. I think that is why I struggle so much with this world. People who claim to be saved are so often the ones who hurt others the most. I'm so thankful for the forgiveness of Christ because it's his sacrifice that allows me to love inspite of...
What an awesome God we serve!

melody is slurping life said...

Thank you for this post. Love, the greatest gift. Beautiful.

BTW, I love your header and blog name. I always sang "Sunshine on my shoulders" to my boys as babies.

Kelli said...

Wonderful post, Diana! So true!
Also, thank you for your sweet words about our baby bird.

Amy Grant said...

This was an awesome post. Thank you so much for sharing it....

btw... I did check out your link!

Lynne said...

Beautiful post Diana. This is an area I need to work on.