There was nothing I could do to merit God’s love in the first place, and there is absolutely nothing I can do to make Him stop loving me.
Let this sink in a minute. His hands were wounded... for you.
The love of God does not hate tragedy. It never denies reality. It stands in the very teeth of suffering.
Peace does not dwell in outward things.
When you don't know what to do, do the next thing.
God's refusals are always merciful---"severe mercies" at times, but mercies all the same.
Let us ask God to dissolve all our hopes into a single hope to know Christ.
It is impossible to love deeply without sacrifice.
Pain is necessary to all of us.
When obedience to God contradicts what I think will give me pleasure...