Blog Posts on The Love of God
How Zephaniah Helps Us Feel the Glad Love of God
John Piper says it's almost too good to believe. Hear Zephaniah's words:
The Lord your God is in your midst,
a mighty one who will save;
he will rejoice over you with gladness;
he will quiet you by his love;…
Are You Stunned That Your Sins Are Forgiven?
So when you go home each week from these messages, be stunned that you are a beneficiary of mercy – be reminded and stunned that you and I deserve nothing but wrath from God, and in Christ receive… Continue Reading
Jesus Died Because He Loved You
“Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her” (Ephesians 5:25).
Jesus died for the church. But for Jesus the church is not an institution like Yale University or Apple or The United Way, where the corporation…Continue Reading
Why Are You Thrilled to Be Loved by Jesus?
Believers in Jesus are precious to God (we're his bride!). And he loves us so much that he will not allow our preciousness to become our god.
God does indeed make much of us (adoption!), but he does so in…Continue Reading
Three Things to Learn in Romans 8:35
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? (Romans 8:35)
Pastor John from 2002:
Notice three things in verse 35.
1. Christ is loving us…
The Forgiveness of Sins Is the Biggest Problem in the Universe
From the 2009 Worship God conference:
Augustine on God's Love, Wrath, and the Cross
How (and when) does God’s love for us relate to Christ’s death on the cross?
God’s love is incomprehensible and unchangeable. For it was not after we were reconciled to him through the blood of his Son that he…
God: Abounding in Love, Punishing the Guilty
God’s Love: Blocked, Then Accepted
George Herbert was born on this day in 1593. He described his poems as echoes of the conflict between God and his own soul. Yes, but there is also resolution. He had been subdued by love.
Here we see the…Continue Reading