Of Love and Faith

blogdesperate-2676556__340What steals your peace in sleepless nights?

“And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.” Mark 11:22

  • “In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.” 1John 4:9,10.
  • “He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things.” Rom. 8:32.
  • “And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. “ 1John 4:16.”
  • “For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Rom. 8:38,39.

“And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.” Mark 12:29,30.

“Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. We love him, because he first loved us.” 1John 4:17-19.

“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” Heb. 11:6.

Is it fear of…

losing your job? a bad diagnosis from the doctor’s office? world events? someone near to you dying? facing your own death?

However you answer the question, having faith in God is the answer, faith in His love for you. When you understand the magnitude of His love that dwells in your heart, His love gives birth to your love of Him. Your love for Him is made perfect/complete through His love for you. You have nothing to fear. The King of kings, Lord of lords, Creator of all things, Redeemer and Savior loves you.  Sleep well tonight.

“Have faith in God.”


Hoping the next post to update you on the Lord’s working in the ministries of this summer.

2 thoughts on “Of Love and Faith

  1. Donna, this is very good! Yes, faith in God means believing his words, believing he is who he said he is, believing that he is love, and believing in his promises to those of us who love him. There are times when I must continually be reminded or when I must remind myself that he is in control, that he is completely sovereign over all things, and that he is going to work out all things for good for those who love him and who have been called according to his purpose. Regularly I have to give the circumstances of my life back over to him, and submit myself to his purposes. And, he encourages my heart with the truth of who he is and with the truth of his word and of his promises. And, yes, we do sleep much better when we are resting in him. Thank you!

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