Your Love Defends Me

I will sing about your strength. In the morning I will sing about your love. You are my defender, my place of safety in times of trouble. God, my strength, I will sing praises to you. God, my defender, you are the God who loves me. Psalm 59:16-17 NCV Have you ever heard the lyrics of a song and thought how well they described your life? I heard a new song this week by Matt […]

God Likes You

Several years ago on a hot summer day in Florida, a little boy decided to go for a swim in a lake behind his house. As he ran toward the lake, he discarded his shoes, socks, and shirt so he would be ready to jump into the cool water. As he swam toward the middle of the lake, he was unaware that an alligator was swimming toward the shore. His mother watched out the window […]

Love That Won’t Let Go

Abba What would it be like to have someone love you forever–regardless of the way you look or act, despite disagreements and difficulties that arise? How would it feel to know you will never be abandoned or cast aside for a “newer model?” How would life be if you knew the person who loved you would always be there for you, encouraging and challenging you to become the best God created you to be? Some […]

Make yourself at home in my love (John 15:9-17)

I’ve loved you the way my Father has loved me. Make yourselves at home in my love. If you keep my commands, you’ll remain intimately at home in my love. That’s what I’ve done—kept my Father’s commands and made myself at home in his love. I’ve told you these things for a purpose: that my joy might be your joy, and your joy wholly mature. This is my command: Love one another the way I […]