Tag Archives: God’s love

The One Jesus Loves

“So the sisters sent word to Him, saying, “Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick.” (John 11:3) What an amazing little sentence the sisters’ call for help was: “Behold, he whom You love is sick.” One of the striking … Continue reading

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He Loved Us First: The Difference That Makes

“We love, because He first loved us.” (I John 4:19) John tells us in this brief verse God loved us first. This is significant, and makes such a difference in our understanding of our relationship with Him:

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“The World” (John 3:16 sermon)

“Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world; red and yellow, black and white; they are precious in His sight. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” Many of us have known that song since childhood. Where did we … Continue reading

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“This Is My Story: The Prodigal Son” (Luke 15:11-32 sermon)

A few years back, in a state prison in Hominy, Oklahoma, they had an area in the kitchen they called the “pig slop” pit, into which they would throw all kinds of animal renderings and other food wastes, which they … Continue reading

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Does God Not Care?

“Jesus Himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they woke Him and said to Him, ‘Teacher, do You not care that we are perishing?’”  (Mark 4:38) The verse previous (:37) indicates that a “fierce gale of wind” … Continue reading

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Love in a Besieged City

In Psalm 31, David was in the midst of some pretty bad days, but surrounded by trouble, he could write in :21, “Blessed be the Lord, for He has wondrously shown His steadfast love to me when I was in a besieged … Continue reading

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“The Real Thing: A Different Kind of Love”

     There is an obscure people group in Northern Europe, in northern Finland, Norway, and Russia, called the Sami People.  They live not far from the arctic circle and, of course, have much more exposure to ice and snow than … Continue reading

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