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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Daily Thought: At The Back of Everything

"God loves you not because you are clever not because you are good, but because He is your Father. The Cross of Christ does not make God love us; it is the outcome and measure of His love to us. He loves all His children, the clumsiest, the dullest, the worst of His children. His love lies at the back of everything, and we must get upon that as the solid foundation of our religious life, not growing up into that, but growing up out if it. We must begin there or our beginning will come to nothing." ~ Andrew Murray, With Christ in the School of Prayer, Kindle Edition

2 comments:

Liane said...

"not growing up into that, but growing up out if it." ~ How true. This can change everything!

Glad you're back safe, Paul. I trust that the wedding and honeymoon experience went well and that you had a wonderful blessed time. God's richest blessing on your new life/journey :) Congratulations, guys!

Paul Steele said...

It is good to be back! Still getting things settled and looking for a job, so I haven't had the time to write yet that I hope to have.

We had a wonderful wedding and honeymoon. One of the things that blew me away is the number of people who have commented on how touched they were by the wedding ceremony. It certainly was a prayer of ours that God would use it to stir the hearts of the people in attendance, and that is exactly what He did.

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