The Love of God is Awesome!!! His Love is much greater than you or I will ever be able to fully comprehend during our physical existence on this planet. Once we begin to understand the reality and the depth of the Love of God, we will never cease to be amazed at how much greater His Love actually is than we think we understand it to be at any given time. His Love is infinite, supernatural, never-ending, and unconditional. His Love never changes. He doesn’t get angry when we sin, He gave (provided) Himself, the necessary sacrifice to cover all our sins (Genesis 22:8) and He doesn’t remember any of them (Jeremiah 31:34).
The purpose of this website is to assist people like you, myself and all others who need to know about God’s Great Love for us by providing resources which can help us to grow in knowing the never ending, Great Love that the Creator of all things has for us and for all of mankind and His creation. His Love is much deeper than any human is capable of even imagining, and it is totally unconditional. Because of His Great Love for us all (Romans 8:38-39), more than 2,000 years ago God took extraordinary measures to provide what was needed in order for us to be able to be with Him forever. Think about it, Jesus, the SON of GOD came to EARTH as a MAN and was crucified as a CRIMINAL although He was perfectly innocent. He did that FOR YOU!!!
In short, God loves us all so much that He came to earth to live as a sinless human (Hebrews 4:15) just so He could die and shed His Precious blood, thereby paying the death penalty for us all that we ourselves earn because of our sins (John 1:29). He did that just to make it possible for us to have the opportunity to come to experience the Joy of knowing Him and to live in His Presence always and forever. Three days after He was maliciously murdered and buried He was raised back to life (1 Corinthians 15:3-4) and was later transported back to heaven as a divine human man where He to this day remains as our Great High Priest (Hebrews 8:1) and intervenes for us daily (Romans 8:34, 1 John 2:1). One day in the future He will return to this planet to rule over it as King of Kings (Revelation 14:14, 19:16)
No matter what we have ever thought or done, or will think or do, He is always waiting for us to look to Him and accept His sacrifice of Love for us all. There’s a good chance that our Loving Creator has led you to this web site without you even realizing He did so. Look to Him now to fill the emptiness you feel with more Real Love than you know is possible.
I pray that you will find the resources in these pages and those linked to from other websites helpful to you as you strive to learn more about God’s Great Love for you and for all the others He is drawing to Himself via this website.
I just read in a daily devotional about the “tragedy of God on the cross”. That was not a tragedy, but a great victory. That is where sin was conquered. Yes, the very human act of the murder of Jesus, our Christ on the cross at Calvary was cruel and undeserved, but none the less a victory indeed. It provided for us the opportunity to receive complete and total victory over the self-earned eternal death sentences of us all.
The greatest tragedy of all is that at this present time Satan is still the “god of this age” (2 Corinthians 4:4 KJV) ruling over this planet, as well as being the “prince of the power of the air” so that he can influence our very thoughts (Ephesians 2:2 KJV). Satan will maintain these positions until Jesus, the Christ comes again to earth to claim His own throne over this dying and rotting planet. It is so sad that God had to provide the Supreme Sacrifice of the shedding of His only human born Son’s precious blood as the only way to wash the sin of all mankind away so that we could all be with Him forever if we would only confess our sins, accept the gift of His Precious Sacrifice, and change the way we think and live each day.
Consider this when you reflect on what you are thankful for on this Thanksgiving Day, and every other day.
I highly recommend the King James version Bible as it is the most accurate english language word for word translation available that was derived from the original Greek text. If you find that version difficult to read, here is a guide that should be helpful to you, or you can try the New King James version which is the second most reliable translation, and is easier to read. I discourage using most other translations as the majority of them are thought for thought translations not made from the original Greek text. Although they may be easier to read and understand, most are not reliable translations, based on another Greek text written later than the original. Some of them change the meaning of the thought from the original text entirely or even omit parts of the text.
If you are comfortable and satisfied reading the version of God’s Word that you have been reading, keep reading it. The important thing is that, no matter the version you have or that you choose, read it. Just be aware that the “modern versions” have been altered from the original text received from God. That being said, God will speak to your heart as you read His Word, and the Being with intelligence enough to design and create you, the universe, and all that is in it is intelligent enough to communicate His message to you no matter how man has corrupted the translation you may be using. As long as you read the Bible, He will speak to your heart. And as stated in the image above this text, “Read it again!!!”. God may reveal a truth to you that you didn’t notice before. A truth that He knew your mind was not ready to receive when you read a certain passage at an earlier time. The most important thing is…
READ YOUR BIBLE!!!
For anyone interested, here is The King James Bible BBC Documentary Video about the origin of the King James Bible.
The Sh’ma, from Deuteronomy 6:4-9 4 “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one! 5 “You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. 6 “And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. 7 “You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. 8 “You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. 9 “You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
The Sh’ma, from Deuteronomy 6:4-9
4 “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one!
5 “You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.
6 “And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart.
7 “You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.
8 “You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.
9 “You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
This week’s Verse by Verse Bible teaching by Pastor Bob
Just a Thought…
Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. … (Luke 23:34 KJV)
Practically everyone who has spent much time in any church is familiar with this scripture. But what did Jesus mean when He spoke these words? I’m sure that most people believe that He was referring to the people who were present with Him that day who were directly responsible for His suffering and His consequential death that day on Golgotha. I am sure that this thinking is correct, but I am also certain that like everything else written in the Bible, there is much more meaning there than is openly apparent.
Yes, Jesus was referring to the people there with Him that day who had conspired against Him, lied about Him, and treated Him illegally in the ways they had him arrested, detained, questioned, and falsely accused although He was a totally innocent man. Have you ever stopped to think that perhaps it was not only those people that Jesus was asking forgiveness for? Since He is able to see all of eternity, don’t you think that He perhaps also made that petition to God, that prayer, regarding you and me and all of humanity?
After all, we are, in the eyes of God, just as responsible for the sufferings of Jesus our Christ as were those people who had conspired against Him. We are just as responsible as those who stood by to watch and to rail against Him as He suffered being beaten worse than anyone has ever been beaten before, (as prophesied in Is. 52:14) and dying on the cross. It was because of my sins and your sins and the sins of everybody who has ever lived or ever will live, that He suffered and shed His Innocent Blood that day on the cross. As God, He understood, that although we are guilty and worthy of death because of the sins that He was paying the penalty for; at times we don’t realize what we are actually doing when we sin. Perhaps we are even unaware that we even committed any sin at a given time. In other words we "know not what we do…" when we sin, nor are we usually aware of the sacrifice that had to be made on our behalf because of that sin.
I am so glad that Jesus prayed that prayer for us on that day as He shed His blood for us on the cross. I am also glad that He continually intercedes (Romans 8:34) for me as our Great High Priest in heaven (Hebrews 8:1) when I do sin, whether I intentionally do it, or if I am unaware of it. No matter the circumstances, everyday we "know not what we do…". And every day Jesus is still at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven asking God, our Father… "Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.".
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Psalm 71 (KJV)
GOD THE ROCK OF SALVATION
1 In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.
2 Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.
3 Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.
4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
5 For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.
6 By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother’s bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.
7 I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge.
8 Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day.
9 Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.
10 For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.
12 O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.
13 Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
14 But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.
15 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.
16 I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.
17 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.
18 Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.
19 Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!
20 Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
21 Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.
22 I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.
23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.
24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.
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