Oct 27, 2011

Reflection on Romans 8:39: A Really “Us-sy” Sort of Thing. Lots of Us-ness.

Romans 8:39 ... “neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord”

Face it: God’s love for us is irrational. We have always had and always will have His love. We don’t deserve it. Nobody does. That’s what’s so irrational about it. He loves us because He loves us. It has never not been the case nor will it ever stop from being the case. And don’t worry about anything ever separating us from the love of God. Nothing inside us or outside of us has the power to remove God’s love from us. We don’t even have to love Him and He’ll love us. Of course, that’s how it was for all of us when He saved us. Though the world may crumble around us or on top of us, God’s love for us is unchanging. If Jesus didn’t abandon us when all Hell was coming down upon him, then why would he now? God’s always known about our brokenness. He knows it more than we do and He knows how broken we’ll be tomorrow as well as twenty years from now. And, yet, He still chooses to love us. How irrational. Yeah us and thank God!