[3] Nothing can seperate believers from God’s love

“And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love”  – Romans 8:38

When I was younger one of my favorite things to do was build sand castles on the beach.  Now, to the regular person passing by these castles were anything but perfect.  But to me they were awesome, they had a story behind them, and they had a purpose.  I loved them because I made them, and I didn’t care what others thought of them, they were perfect to me.  I’ve come to realize that God loves us in a very similar way.  He created us (Ephesians 2:10), predestined us to live a life of purpose (Jeremiah 29:11), and so He loves us unconditionally.  The bible tells us that God’s love is unchanging, consistent, and faithful (Psalm 108:4) – even when we exhibit contradictory behavior.  Even greater than this is the fact that while we were still sinners and enemies of God (because of our sin), God sent His Son to die a gruesome death for our forgiveness and freedom (Romans 5:8).

NOTHING can separate you from the love of your Maker.  You are His masterpiece and he delights in you (Psalm 18:19)!  He doesn’t care what other people think about you or say about you – He loves you (and He has the final say!) and will never leave you (John 14:16).  Right now, respond to this love and follow Jesus.  In Him you will find unfailing love that will make your heart overflow with unspeakable joy.