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Encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

God's Love

He knows my name

He Knows My Name – John 10:3

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Jesus knows my name, and calls me by my name. This is more than just being able to identify me. It means he knows and cares about me.

Grasping the Extent of Christ's Love

Grasping the Extent of Christ’s Love – Ephesians 3:18

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To grasp the extent of Christ's love for us is beyond our comprehension. But it should be our goal to experience it in increasing measure.

Because God First Loved Me

Because God First Loved Me – 1 John 4:19

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God loves me. In spite of who and what I am. And, because God first loved me, I am able to love other people in return.

As High As the Heavens

As High As the Heavens – Psalm 103:11-12

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How much does God love us? David describes the scope of his love as being as high as the heavens above the earth. Immeasurable.

even the dogs under the table

The Dogs Under the Table – Mark 7:27-29

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Jesus will show mercy to all who come to him. Even the unworthy dogs under the table who seem of no account. Jesus loves us all.

his love endures forever

His Love Endures Forever – Psalms 107:1

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We can, and should, give thanks to God. Because he is good and desirable. And because his love for us endures forever. It will not end.

priceless love of God

The Priceless Love of God – Psalms 36:7

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The unfailing love of God for us is priceless. There is nothing we can do to deserve or earn it. But God freely offers it to us.

when I consider your heavens

When I Consider Your Heavens – Psalm 8:3-4

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O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name. When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers . . . what is mankind that you are mindful of them?

great love of God

What A Great Love God Has Lavished On Us – 1 John 3:1

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How great is the love that God has for us? It is so great that he has called us his children. The creator of the universe is our Father.

even the Gentiles

God Has Love, Even for the Gentiles – Acts 11:18

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In the world of the New Testament, Gentiles were non-Jews, outside of God's love. In your world today, who do you consider to be a Gentile?

For God so loved the world

For God So Loved the World – John 3:16

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For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

God is love

God Is Love: The Doctrine of God’s Love

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The Bible says that God is love. But what does that mean? And how might we reconcile that claim with the evil we find in the world around us.