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Love Beyond Measure

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”  (2 Corinthians 12:9)

Annie Johnson Flint has a remarkable story of her love for God and her dedication to live her life for Him during some very difficult times. I encourage you to read Annie’s story. Annie did not let the difficult things of life weigh her down. She did not give up hope, she never gave into circumstances, and she always knew God would see her through. Her poems can be found at Blessed Quietness. And her story can be found at the following link Annie’s Biography. I promise that you will not be wasting your time by checking out either link or both. I tend to go back to Annie’s poems as often as possible and I am encouraged by her steady stand in the Lord. She did not waiver. The poem below reminds us that God’s grace is enough! His grace will always be enough. May you stand in that Truth today!

He Giveth More Grace

He giveth more grace when the burdens grow greater,
He sendeth more strength when the labors increase;
To added affliction He addeth His mercy;
To multiplied trials, His multiplied peace.

When we have exhausted our store of endurance,
When our strength has failed ere the day is half done,
When we reach the end of our hoarded resources,
Our Father’s full giving is only begun.

Fear not that thy need shall exceed His provision,
Our God ever yearns His resources to share;
Lean hard on the arm everlasting, availing;
The Father both thee and thy load will upbear.

His love has no limit; His grace has no measure.
His pow’r has no boundary known unto men;
For out of His infinite riches in Jesus,
He giveth, and giveth, and giveth again!

By:  Annie Johnson Flint

God’s love has NO limit. His grace has NO measure. His power has NO boundary known to men. We are living for the One, True, all powerful God who has no limits, no measure for His grace, and no boundaries to His power in our lives! These very words should make us excited that we serve a God who cares. We are serving the only One who matters! God has cared about you before it even mattered to you. There was a day you weren’t even thinking about it and neither was I, but God was. God has always been thinking about you and loving you. He’ll never stop! Child you are His! His grace abounds for you and it is more than sufficient for you!

Dear Father God, Thank You for reminding me that I am Yours and Your grace is enough for me. I don’t understand a lot of things, but I do understand that Your grace will be enough for me! I’m so glad that Your power knows no limits, Your grace no measure, and Your love no end.

Originally posted in 2015

Living in Your Grace,
Sarah Malanowski, author

Promise of Comfort

The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies. (Psalm 18:2-3)

The Lord is my rock, my fortress, my deliverer, my refuge, and my strength.  In all of this I receive comfort.  No one can give me greater comfort than the Lord.  The Lord’s arms are always open to me.  He is always ready to love me.  He is my Father.  The One who holds and knows all of my tears (Psalm 56:8).  The One who soothes my aching heart with the balm of His presence.  God is truly my comfort!  I run to Him and I am safe.

“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.” (Isaiah 66:13)

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God of Wonders

O Lord, Our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! (Psalm 8:1)

Jehovah Shalom, My Peace

There is no one holy like the LORD; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. (1 Samuel 2:2)

Here are the names of God that we have studied so far:

1.  Elohim ~ God is the All-Powerful One, He is the Creator.

2.  El Roi ~ The God who sees me.

3.  El Shaddai ~ The All Sufficient One, God Almighty.

4.  Immanuel ~ God with us.

5.  Jehovah Jireh ~ The Lord will provide.

6.  Jehovah Mekaddishkem ~ The Lord who sanctifies.

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