Monthly Archives: September 2013

Love Hurts

I’m going to finish this string of blog entries exploring the relentless, restorative love of God with a quote from Mother Teresa. She once said, “I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be … Continue reading

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Running Home

Back in a post entitled “Everyone, But Me” I mentioned Jesus’ classic story about the prodigal son. This young man was absolutely sure he’d ruined all possibility of ever being restored to his father’s love. As Jesus went on to … Continue reading

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All The Best

God simply doesn’t behave like us. Listen to His further message of hope and reconciliation for the wayward nation of of Israel. “In that day I will respond,” declares the LORD— “I will respond to the skies, and they will … Continue reading

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Transforming Love

I know I keep saying this, but God’s love towards incredibly unfaithful people is incredibly relentless. Check out what God says to unfaithful Israel through the prophet Hosea. Hosea 2:16 – 20 “In that day,” declares the LORD, “you will … Continue reading

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Never Gonna Give Up

God had a real case against the unfaithful nation of Israel. Just read Hosea 2: 1- 13. Yet, in spite of Israel’s rampant unfaithfulness to God, God told His people through Hosea, “I am now going to allure her; I … Continue reading

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Everyone, But Me

Nobody tells a story better than Jesus Christ! In Luke chapter 15, Jesus tells this parable about a son who did an offensive and unthinkable thing to his father in the culture of his time – he asked his father … Continue reading

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Stop Loving Me So Much

I’ve been writing about the appropriate place of honesty in a loving relationship. It all leads me to ask this question – how would God honestly assess my current relationship with Him? Would God say something like, “I know you … Continue reading

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