Posts tagged Thankful
When Love is Visibly Seen and Physically Felt

Jesus went around talking a lot of what the kingdom of heaven was like. He, Himself, was a visual representation of how valuable the kingdom of heaven really was. He showed us what true love really was by the way that He lived. Love like His had never been experienced so tangibly. I’m not forgetting the whole Old Testament and how God so beautifully preserved and cared for His people. I’m talking about the tangible love that was on display before the world. Tangible in the sense that people could touch him. Children could climb into his lap and listen to his heart beating or that sound of laughter from inside His chest. I’m talking about His touch that could heal any disease. He could physically lift up the head that was bowed in shame and show the recipient His total and complete love for them. Tangible. His love was visibly seen and physically felt. 

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When Grace Chooses Us For An Unexpected Blessing

Twenty-Five Years.

That’s about how long Abraham and Sarah waited for God’s promise to be fulfilled.

Long enough to question God’s attention and care to their problems. Long enough for doubt to creep in— over and over and over again. Long enough to find God’s already absurd plan (remember, Abraham was 75 years old when God first called Him) even more incredible. Long enough to give up hope that God’s promise would ever come to fruition.

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Learning to be Content in the Blessings God has Given.

I feel that we don’t always notice these blessings due to our busyness and striving for more. We’re distracted with the search for more money, better jobs, bigger houses, etc. Do we notice the blessings God has already given us today? Do we slow down and find ourselves happy and content with what we’ve already been given?

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