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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

You Loved Me Through My Good and My Bad

J-Moss recently came out with the single, "You Loved Me Through My Good and My Bad."  This simple song illustrates a deep theological truth.  God loves you despite you!  The biblical narrative is full of examples of God loving individuals through their good and their bad:

· Abraham is the father of faith (good) but also lied repeatedly to save his own butt (bad).
· Noah was faithful and obedient to build the ark (good) but also was a drunk (bad).
· Paul planted many of churches across Asia Minor (good) but also persecuted many who followed Christ (bad).
So the next time you feel like a disappointment to yourself, your family, your community, and your God remember God loves you through your good and your bad.

Scripture Reference:  Book of Genesis

God bless,
Bondservant Hollis

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