An MRI of the Heart

An MRI of the Heart

Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. (Proverbs 4:23)

Often when people go in for surgery or some other operation, the doctor has to do an MRI. An MRI, or an X-ray, reveals what is going on on the inside of one’s body. It will help to find out what the problem is and can set doctors on the right path to getting the patient back to wellness. Continue reading

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Love to the Nth Degree

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For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die. But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:6-8)

As we celebrate Holy Week and the Easter season, I am forever amazed by the intense and immeasurable love of Jesus Christ. It wasn’t just any love, it was a deep, abiding, unconditional, in spite of kind of love. I like to think His love for us is to the nth degree. It has almost become common-place to hear ‘Jesus loves you.’ But really, what does that mean in all its depth and scope? Continue reading

Experiencing the Everlasting Love, Mercy, and Faithfulness of God

Experiencing the Everlasting Love, Mercy, and Faithfulness of God

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22-23)

Aren’t you happy that in spite of ourselves God still loves us, bestows mercy upon us, and shows faithfulness toward us? Lamentations 3:22-23 (ESV) states: “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” There is nothing that we can do or say that will cause the Lord to stop loving us, to stop showing mercy to us, or to quit being faithful. His love, mercy, and faithfulness is displayed everyday in the sun that shines, the air that we breathe, the changing of the seasons, the growth and color of flowers, and in our own personal lives. Continue reading