“God is love”
“ For God so loved the world “
“The lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.”
We have all read these words in the Bible and they tell us who God is but how is this truth made manifest in us and in the world?
In the bright corner of the earth where the sky meets the sea I behold beauty all around me and wonder how can the world be so full of ugliness?
I hear from the spirit; Look to the most Holy Trinity that reveals unconditional and benevolent love for all of humanity .
God,the father, manifests as creating love, Jesus, God's Son, manifests as saving love, and the Holy Spirit as the sanctifying love.
So if we live in God and He lives in us then and only then will His love be made manifest to other people.
Could we all make space in our hearts to consider His indwelling presence in us and in the world today?
Would you take 10 minutes to be in silent prayer?
Empty yourself of yourself, sit and wait for love to overcome all that blocks you from living this kind of love.
Take 10 mins to overcome the suppression and oppression that comes from a world without the love of God.
Consider the words from Gungor's song “Beautiful Things”
“All this pain
I wonder if I’ll ever find my way
I wonder if my life could really change at all
All this earth
Could all that is lost ever be found?
Could a garden come out from this old ground, at all?
You make beautiful things out of dust
You make beautiful things out of us
Hope is springing up from this old ground
Out of chaos life is being found,in you
You make beautiful things…”
Pause to Pray:
Creating God of love, we adore your unity,
that you three are a constant flow of love and tenderness.
May our hearts be opened up today to let your manifest presence of love come in.
Help us to recognize and accept you as the creating God of love in everyone.
We are in need of salvation every moment of the day and look to your beauty in the eyes of Jesus.
May you sanctify our hearts through your Holy Spirit and be set free from the things that get in the way of your manifest love in us.
We answer your call into the beauty of the trinity and listen for your voice to follow.
Would you make all things new
And bring beauty out of us.
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