Lay your life down for someone else,
And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another. And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love. 2 John 5-6
I was meditating on the verses above, reading them again and again in my heart when the Lord gave me some light on the link between love and obedience.
A done deal
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. Romans 8:38-39
There are some important statements like above which should be established in our lives once for all!
We were all away from God, lost in sin, dead in transgressions, blinded by darkness, gratifying the cravings or our sinful nature and following its desires and thoughts.
We were by nature objects of wrath but because of his great love for us, God who is rich in mercy made us alive even we were dead in our transgressions. Continuer de lire « Nothing shall separate »