Thursday, October 25, 2012

Day 25 ~ All I Really Need

This morning as I pondered my topic for today, I looked at the word art from yesterday's post, "all you need is less", when I was struck with a thought. "No, all I need is Jesus!"

It doesn't matter if my house is neat and orderly. Jesus loves me anyway.


Although He would be pleased if I managed my money and my time better, I know that He still loves me.

It doesn't matter if I carry around a few extra pounds (or more). Jesus STILL loves me anyway.


My worth is not found in having it all together or in having the perfect home or in having the perfect family or , well, having a perfect anything! Among all the imperfections in my life, I only have one perfect "thing". Christ's love. Let me tell you, I'm feeling mighty blessed to be a recipient of that love. And I've done nothing to deserve this love yet He loves me. I am mighty blessed indeed!

Want proof that you are loved? 

John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believes in him shall not perish but have everlasting life. 

Romans 5:8 but God shows His love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us.

Ephesians 2:4-10 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved useven when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.

And one of my favorites which I find extremely powerful ~

Romans 8:37-39 Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us 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 created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.


Wow! That is a whole lot of love. A love that sacrificed so that we may live abundantly. So that we may have an everlasting life with our Heavenly Father. That is all I need. 







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