I have been thinking about Saturday’s blog post.
Jesus loves me, this I know…
WHY do I “know” this?
…for the Bible tells me so.
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My emotions, the world, my experiences…they will all “tell” me things contrary to this truth–that Jesus doesn’t love me, that He has forsaken or forgotten me. My experiences may tell me that He is remote and distant, unkind, unloving, UNinterested.
But the truth is…
Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.
Sometimes, I have to just cling to what the Bible says:
Jesus will never leave me or forsake me. (Hebrews 13:5-6)
The Lord is my helper. (Hebrews 13:6)
Jesus in me is the hope of glory. (Colossians 1:27)
It is His nature to love and it gives Him pleasure to do so. (Ephesians 1:5; Hebrews 12:2)
He draws me to himself. (John 6:44)
He dwells in me and has purchased me to belong to Him. (1 Corinthians 6:19,20)
He is tender mercy. (Luke 1:78)
Jesus is, in very nature, God. (Philippians 2:5)
He saved me because of His mercy. (Titus 3:5)
He enabled me to see God as the Father of Compassion and the God of all Comfort (2 Corinthians 1:3)
…and this list could continue for quite some time…
Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so.
I ask myself the same question I ask here: How might your life be impacted–your thinking and your actions be changed–if you were to base your feelings on the facts as presented in God’s Word, the Bible, today?