God is Love
By now you are probably getting tired of me asking you this question. If you believe you were created, then what were you created for? Are you working with God to chip away the things that are not serving their purpose? If not, then why? Michelangelo, supposedly, when asked how he created David from the stone replied, “It was easy. You just chip away the stone that does not look like David.
Let’s go back to the beginning, because according to Julie Andrews in “The Sound of Music,” it is a very good place to start.
“So God created mankind in His own image, in the image of God He created them; male and female He created them” (Genesis 1:27). So if God is love and we are created in His image, we are love:, Father love. How did God do this? Genesis 2:7 reads, “Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.”
Now, I am going out on a limb here and may get rebuked by some, but here is what I think of these verses. We have already noted that God is love. So if God breathed into man’s nostrils to give him life, then God imparted to man the spirit of God, which is love; and the best template of love I have found is 1 Corinthians 13:4-6. We will be discussing this in the next few blogs.
Why is it so important to know that our Creator loves us? Just like any good father, He only wants the best for us. But He will wait patiently for us should we decide to leave the relationship. He invites us to entrust Him with all our fears, concerns, and indiscretions without fear of judgment. It is only when we have estab