Jesus loves me

So often we will take a simple song for granted, Jesus loves me this I know for the Bible tells me so. We teach this to our kids but as an adult how often do we forget the basic meaning of this song? We look to others as a source of love, we look to things or even get to thinking that we are not worthy of anyone loving us. Yet, this simple song tells us differently. We hear of a love that can never be duplicated, even as a parent we love our kids but at times we do not always do the right thing. We make mistakes and yet, God still is there through it all. Our heavenly Father made a way for all of us to be redeemed. In our earthly life, we will encounter trials and tribulations.

People will let us down, parents will disappoint us, kids will be defiant, and we will run away from God and compare him to an earthly dad. This is so not the case. Our earthly fathers will sometimes show us everything that God is not. We learn that as we grow older though that our dads tried. Many did not have a great example themselves; they went through a rough life and have no idea how to be a parent. They did not know what to do so many would just be absent dads. Our Heavenly Father is anything but absent. If you ask him in, he will guide you and help you through the trials of life.

We need to get back to the basics and just give in to the love that Christ has for us. He came down from heaven to be born in a very simple manner in order to pay the ultimate price to save us all. As we enter the Christmas season let us not forget that the basis of this season is LOVE. It is not the wrappings or gifts or anything of that sort. It is the ultimate gift of love for all of us in order to make a way for us to enter into heaven. So, sing that song but think of the deep meaning behind it.

Jesus loves you no matter what you have done, no matter how far you have strayed, no matter how worthless you feel; Jesus loves you. He loves you in the darkness and in the light. He loves you and your flaws; he loves you and your sins; he loves you and despite all that we have done- HE LOVES YOU! Take his love and let it help you heal from all the things in the past that try to bring you down. Know that no matter what you think, there is one that loves you and is always there for you.

So this is Christmas

The happiest time of the year — right?

Yes, it should be, but sadly it’s not for so very many! From you, your spouse, your children, your parents, your siblings, your friends, your neighbors, your co-workers, to strangers…we are all in the same boat called life. We all have ups and downs we go through, just like the seasons that change. Yet some of us become stuck in the pit of depression, stuck amidst the mire of things that come at us in life. And some of us are the “lucky ones” that just wake up with this black cloud, cover draped heavily upon us that no matter what we do or others try to do, we can’t get out from under its weight, its gloom, it’s pure misery!

Regardless — this does not have to be you…not anymore!

We have been given the sweetest gift, a free gift with no strings attached! This gift is available to each and everyone of us who will choose to believe, choose to trust in the One, the Creator of all, Lord God Almighty and accept this amazing gift He has for each of us in His One and Only Son, Jesus Christ, as Lord and Savior!

You might be telling yourself, “I did that! I was baptized as a child”, or “I am a good person”, or “I go to church!” Those are all great things!

But as we give a gift to those we love this Christmas, this holiday season, or even if you don’t celebrate Christmas then say a birthday present…you don’t expect anything in return for the gift you have given! You give because you care, because you love…and that my friend is what God Almighty has done just for YOU!

So what will you do with the most amazing gift of all time? He’s waiting to have a real relationship with YOU! Don’t wait another second…choose today to accept this gift and see all He has in store for you!

I promise you will never regret this decision…His love, His grace, His mercy, His hope is more than we could ever imagine! And it’s right there waiting for you to accept it! If you would like more information regarding this free gift He has for you, please feel free to contact me using the form below

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