Less of what we do, but who we are

Why do we get so confused when it comes to God’s love and acceptance? We think that we must do something in order to gain favor in the eyes of God. I used to think I had to act in a particular way or do something to build the Kingdom in order to “get good grades” in God’s eyes.

God’s love for us has nothing to do with what we do. He already loves us. It’s who we are. We’re His children.

My children don’t have to do anything to earn my love. I already love them. They just are and I love them. When they were born, it just happened. I automatically loved them.

Why do we think we need to do something to be valuable? We already are. And because we are, that must be our motivation for doing things.

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~ by darthpastor on June 3, 2008.

One Response to “Less of what we do, but who we are”

  1. Seeing God fresh, through eyes filtered by parenthood = awesome. As is seeing the world fresh through the eyes of those kids.

    Makes having them worthwhile, despite the inherant drawbacks (see posts below on poop & bathroom makeup).

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