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By Ryan, Member of Delve into Jesus since 12/30/2007
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Love chose you before the creation of the world to be holy. You were predestined to be adopted as a son through Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 1:5)

Before I was born you knew me? You designed me in the womb to be yours? (Isaiah 49:1;5)

How gladly would I treat you like a son and give you the most beautiful inheritance. I thought you could call me Father and never turn away from me. (Jeremiah 3:19)

Hold that thought while I flirt with other gods. They are the adrenaline that buzzes my brain; the beat that rocks my body. It's no use; I love those gods, and I must chase them. (Jeremiah 2:25)

What fault did you find in me, that you would stray so far from me? (Jeremiah 2:5)

The pride of my heart has rocketed me so high; who could crash me down to earth? (Obadiah 1:3)

I will make you my everlasting pride and joy. (Isaiah 60:15)

While yet young, I ran away into the world to grab my share of the sensual gusto. (Luke 15:13)

Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you. (Deuteronomy 31:6)

My feet rushed into lust; my hands were swift to shed innocent blood. Ruin and destruction marked my way. (Isaiah 59:7)

I am the way and the truth and the life. (John 14:6)

Being so busy with evil, I became hungry but remained empty; my thirst could not be quenched. (Isaiah 32:6)

I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry; he who believes in me will never be thirsty. (John 6:35)

Too late I learned false gods speak deceit. Therefore I wandered, lost like a sheep, confused for lack of a shepherd. (Zechariah 10:2)

The Lamb will be your shepherd; and will lead you to springs of living water. (Revelations 7:17)

I wandered about, becoming food for vultures and knowing only darkness. (Job 15:23)

I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness. (John 8:12)

Weary from want and hunger, I roamed the desolate wastelands. (Job 30:3)

Come to me, you who are weary and desolate, and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28)

Night pierced my bones; my gnawing pains never rested. (Job 30:17)

I was pierced for your disobedience, was crushed due to your lusts. By my wounds you are healed. (Isaiah 53:5)

Estranged from the path of understanding, I became entrapped in the company of the dead. (Proverbs 21:16)

My love and mercy brings you to eternal life. (Jude 1:21)

My rebellion is absolute; my backslidings go the distance. Attackers from my wild living lie in wait everywhere, salivating to tear me to pieces. (Jeremiah 5:6)

I'll give you eternal life, and you shall never perish. No one can snatch you out of my hand. (John 10:28)

I am consumed. My bones are dried up and my hope is gone. I am cut off. (Ezekiel 37:11)

You will know that I am the Lord, when I open your grave and bring you up. I will put my Spirit in you and you will live. (Ezekiel 37:13-14)

Father, I have sinned against you. I'm not worthy to be called your son. (Luke 15:21)

I demonstrate my love for you in this: While you are yet a sinner, Christ died for you. (Romans 5:8)

But I have been working double time and the fair wages of my sin is death. (Romans 6:23)

I will show you how to revel; look at the party I have thrown for you. Son of mine, you were dead, yet are alive again; lost, but now found. (Luke 15:23-24a>)

But I am dead in my wickedness and sins. (
Ephesians 2:1)

This is love: I am the atoning sacrifice for your sins. (1 John 4:10)

I am rot; a decomposed man. Who would rescue me from death? (Romans 7:24)

Take and eat; this is my body. Drink from the cup of my blood, which is poured out to forgive your sins. (Matthew 26:26-28)

Heal me, Lord and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one to be praised. (Jeremiah 17:14)

My gift is eternal life. You have crossed over from death to life. (Romans 6:23) (John 5:24)

In your great mercy you have given me a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. (1 Peter 1:3)

The Christ suffered and rose from the dead on the third day, and repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in His name to all nations. Luke 25:46-47

You Lord are my rock, my fortress and my deliverer. You are my salvation. (Psalms 18:2)

Therefore, go tell the people you know about His love; baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19)

Still, my doubts make me like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. (James 1:6)

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you. (Ezekiel 36:26)

My old habits still haunt me, and my foolish complacency may yet destroy me. (Proverbs 1:32)

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in your weakness. (2 Corinthians 12:9)

The devil ever prowls round me like a roaring lion craving to devour me. (1 Peter 5:8)

I rebuke you, Satan! Was not this man a burning stick whom I snatched from the fire? (Zechariah 3:2)

If you are for me, who can be against me? What can separate me from your love? (Romans 8:31; 35)

Neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate you from my love. (Romans 8:38 39)

You have filled me with joy and peace, so that I overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13)

You have been rescued and enabled to serve me in holiness and righteousness, forever. (Luke 1:74-75)

May your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. (Matthew 6:10)

Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven. (Matthew 5:12)

Amen. Come Lord Jesus. Lord come. Amen. (Revelation 22:20)
 

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Comments


What a beautiful picture of how the Lord pursues us and brings us into His loving arms - even from the depths of sin and despair. His grace is sufficient for all of us! The joy and peace He brings each day cannot be measured and we can rest in the knowledge that nothing can separate us from His love. Amen. Come Lord Jesus come. Amen!
Sydney, Australia
3/16/2008 3:05:56 PM - Julia, Member of Delve into Jesus since 3/11/2008


Without Christ love I'd still live in the world of hate and not knowing love come from God.Without Christ on the cross I'd still dwell in the darkness of sin but Christ came to the cross and took away our sin. His grace is sufficient for us and bring us into His loving arm with joy and peace each day. So we can rest in His arm knowing that nothing can separate us from His love.
May your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Amen!
James316, Singapore
4/1/2008 9:31:34 PM - anonymous


These verses are so special. God never ceases to amaze me with his love letter to me. I have marinated in sin, dwelt among sinners and yet the only true happiness I have found is coming back to Christ. Thank you Jesus for forgiving me.
4/2/2008 2:15:07 PM - anonymous


These verses of scripture just amaze me so much to think just how great our God is to all of us. He truly loves us and meets all of our needs. He strengthens us for all of our daily tasks. I Love Him, so!
4/4/2008 3:25:23 PM - anonymous


To every negative in our lives God has a positive in His scripture. When Jesus said "IT IS FINISHED" He really meant it. There is nothing that we can do or that the blood of Jesus hasn't already covered. I am very thankful that He never gives up on me, His grace is really sufficient for me today and each day I ask for it and recieve it. We all have to recieve His promises, thanks for those uplifting promises. His word never returns void. M from USA
4/17/2008 3:26:05 PM - anonymous


A FRESH BREATH ARE THESE SCRIPTURES THAT DEPICT OUR EVERYDAY LIVES IN THE WORLD,BUT ONE THING IS SURE - ETERNAL LIFE IS CERTAIN BECAUSE OF THE LOVE OF JESUS, BECAUSE HE LOVES US,HIS DEATH IS THE ATONING SACRIFICE FOR OUR SINS.. NOTHING ELSE MATTERS. THIS HAS TOUCHED ME TODAY AND GIVEN ME NEW STRENGTH TO COPE DAILY WITH THE STRESS OF LIFE.
SUSU
GHANA
4/18/2008 6:41:08 AM - anonymous


I will be 65 this year and time has passed so quickly. When I read this devotional today I could see myself through the years. I love the Lord with all my heart and He has kept me from dangers I could have fallen into even when I was not living for Him. I urge any person who has fallen away to come close to Him He will welcome you back with open arms. The greatest question is "What will you do with Jesus?" He wants you to come to Him now.

Thank you for this devotional today,

Dee
Florida
4/18/2008 10:05:34 AM - anonymous


Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus Christ my Savior, Most Precious Holy Spirit thank you for your Love, for your grace, for your peace, for giving us salvation, hope and a future. You are amazing and glorious, may all come to know the depth of your love, devotion, and care for them. It is to you I praise and offer thanksgiving from the deepest part of my heart and soul, for it is and always will be your love which draws us to you.. To God Be the Glory, Honor and Praise. AMEN Love forever your daughter Kathy in Florida
4/19/2008 1:54:48 PM - anonymous


Thank you for this selection of verses it is a uplifting Devotion to my soul. found these verses reminding me of my past when I was drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes. Now I am glad that the Loed Jesus came and rescue me out of the darkness and brought me in to the light. Thank you Jesus for your saving Grace. Amen. Praise God.

M.D.S. West Indies
4/19/2008 5:37:32 PM - anonymous


Thank youfor this uplifting verses it really make me feel amazing happy,that i am walking with him and i praise him from the deepest part of my soul.anThank you Jesus for your love. anonymous 4/19/08
4/19/2008 9:37:10 PM - anonymous


his is a very nice devotional and it really reveals only a small picture of the heart of God.

4/21/2008 11:34:38 AM - anonymous


REALIZING EVERY NIGHT AS I LAY DOWN THAT I THANK GOD FOR WAKENING ME UP EACH &EVERY MORNING BECAUSE HE IS THE ONE THAT WAKES ME UP TO SEE ANOTHER DAY BEGIN. HE IS THE TRUE AND LIVING GOD ABOVE ALL AND IN US AT ALL TIMES. HE'S THAT GOD THAT WE WORSHIP AND LIVE WITH IN OUR HEARTS DAILY.
4/23/2008 1:58:31 PM - anonymous


The knowledge that Christ is forever willing to hold me up whenever l fall down gives me hope to face tomorrow. Better still knowing He is my salvation, the rock that is my foundation so l shall not be shaken and my deliverer in the occassionthat l fall...who can beat this? His love renews everyday and absolutely nothing can separate us from it. l rejoice at this. Amen, come Lord Jesus
4/28/2008 9:43:07 AM - anonymous


simply powerful. I love how it this devotional was structured. I am thinking using this in small group.
4/30/2008 1:00:22 AM - anonymous


I'm so glad i came across this. It's wonderful!By the grace of God i will be sharing this with everyone i know.
5/19/2008 9:12:48 AM - anonymous


"NOTHING CAN SEPERATE" YOU, ME, US; HIS CHILDREN FROM HIS EVERLASTING LOVE. WHAT IS AMAZING TO ME IS THAT THE ONE WHO SITS ON THE ETERNAL THRONE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS AND TRUTH WOULD HOLD US; HIS CREATION ACCOUNTABLE. YET IN SPITE OF OUR SINNFUL NATURE WOULD GIVE US OPPORTUNITY "...HOW MUCH MORE WILL YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER GIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT TO THOSE WHO ASK HIM" (LUKE 11:13). THANK YOU JESUS FOR YOUR EVERLASTING LOVE AND FAITHFULNESS. THANK YOU LORD FOR YOUR WORD, OUR SPIRITUAL BREAD OF LIFE. THANK YOU GOD FOR ENTERING MY LITTLE WORLD SO THAT I CAN HAVE ACCESS INTO YOUR KINGDOM. THANKS FOR MAKING MY HEART CHRIST'S HOME. THANKS AGAIN FOR MY FAMILY IN CHRIST. THIS "TOGETHER TIME" WITH YOU HAS BEEN REWARDING. IN RESPONDING LOVE, DR
6/11/2008 12:58:16 PM - anonymous


He loves me I can't say why.all I know is that for everything the devil proposes He(GOD) disposes by much more,thank you Lord a million times for this divine priviledge,I now have the knowledge of it,it can never be stolen from me again,LETS ALL REST IN THE REALITY OF THIS (Rom8:31)shalom,Kemi
6/30/2008 6:15:54 AM - anonymous


Wow Great Devotinal! That is awesoem and comforting. When I think I have fallen to far the verse from Romans 8:38 39 always comes to my mid. And I just think about thoes word's and breakdown "Neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate you from my love. " I also think about the Theif on the Cross, and Jesus with blood dripping from his body,and thorns impressed into his skull, with nails driven into his hands and feet. After being mocked,persecuded, wrongfuly tried, he still looked at all thoes who had doen that to him and said" Father forgive them for they know not what they do." To me that right there is showing us how deep Christ's love is for us.

Thank you Lord, for taking my place, for dying my death, for taking the wrath I deserve in hell,. So that I might have life,and hope in you. Thank you for saving me, for I know not what my hands have done or will do can save my guilty soul. But only the blood of Jesus Christ can make my spirit hole. May I do everything for your honor,and glory. My I not look for the applause of man but may I wait for the well done from heave. I love you worship and adore you. In Jesus name I pray Amen.

Ryan
9/19/2008 1:01:25 AM - anonymous


How can we even begin to comprehend the mercy, grace, love, patience, forbearance, faithfulness, goodness, forgiveness, grace, righteousness, wonder of our God!!?

He's past incredible. Past amazing! Past comprehension.

How can we do anything but fall before Him? He alone is worthy. It leaves me speechless. How can we ever praise and worship Him as He deserves?

Why is He so good to me, so gracious, so loving, so kind, so merciful, so patient, so forgiving, so faithful? How will I ever bear to look upon our God? How will I ever look into Jesus face?

I am so sorry God for taking you for granted. For playing in and with sin. For not loving, worshipping, seeking, living before you as you rightfully deserve. I am so indebted to you, to your grace and goodness. May you alone be glorified oh Most High. May you alone be praised!

9/8/2009 4:53:43 AM - Clair, Member of Delve into Jesus since 9/7/2009


God's word is so powerful!
9/8/2009 4:56:08 AM - Clair, Member of Delve into Jesus since 9/7/2009



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