Thursday, June 28, 2012

He Loves the Worst in Us

I'm often in awe that Jesus loves the worst in me.  The very worst.  He didn't come to socialize with the best of the best.  He sought after the very worst the world had to offer and loved them.  He looked for the unlovable, the outcast and those that were often shunned by society.

Not only did our Lord Jesus look for the worst of us, but he also USED the worst.  They only had to be willing to go.  They only had to be willing to trust Him.  He didn't require them to clean themselves up, get better and walk the straight and narrow first.  

He simply loved them and cleaned them from the inside.

We, need to be like Jesus and quit looking for the best of the best to hang out with.  Quit looking for the high and mighty and start caring for the least of these.

Take the time to offer His love and then watch what His power will do in His time.

Love like He loves
Give like He gives
Go like He goes
Be like He IS.....

Remember.... He loves the worst in you too.

1 Thessalonians 3:12
And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you:


Psalm 25:8
Good and upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.

Matthew 9:11
And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?

Matthew 9:13
But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

What a Friend We Have in Jesus

1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

John 15:13
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Psalm 40:16
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

Psalm 116:1
love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.


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