If you could draw God’s love on a graph, it would be a straight line all throughout eternity, never curving or dipping even a millimeter, no matter what happens. God is the one and only God whose love is immeasurable, radical, and eternal. Immeasurable because He gave His one and only Son for us, His rebellious creation, radical because He never gives up on us, and eternal because His kind of love never runs out on us.
Everyone knows that famous verse of the Bible: “For God so love the world that He gave His only begotten Son, so that whoever believes in Him should not parish, but have everlasting life.” It is truly the Gospel wrapped up into one verse, which has children and theologians alike gaping at the simple verse’s complexity and depth. But that’s another message for another day. Instead, let’s pull back the curtains to one of the first acts God did to prove He loves us with a loving jealousy and desire unlike we know…He looked.
Seems simple enough. It doesn’t look like there is much depth to it, does there? Maybe a few pastors have considered this topic as the main message of a Sunday sermon, and very few evangelizers have used it as the first message spoken to an unbeliever. I don’t blame them. God’s provision, God’s justice, the miracle of Christ, and dozens of other topics trump what seems like this feeble topic. Continue reading “God Looks: Where His Grace Began” →