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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Showing God's Love

John 3:16 (KJV)
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

I had the privilege to attend Moody Bible Institute and graduated in 1983. Here is one of the many lessons I learned.  DL Moody was a great evangelist from Chicago. He went to England once and met a young man there that wanted to preach in his church. Moody agreed thinking that he would never see him again. To his dismay he received a letter that said the young man would be in his town shortly and wanted to take him up on the offer. Moody was going out of town that week and agreed to let the man preach, but he warned the deacons to be ready in case it was a real flop. When Moody returned from his business his wife informed him that revival had broken out in his church and that "he needed to be converted". The young man preached every night on the same text, John 3:16, speaking of the love of God, from his heart. Moody went and he said he was indeed converted. He said I used to preach the judgment side of the cross, now I focus on the grace side of the cross, I used to preach mainly on the wrath of God, now I preach he said on the love of God. His life and ministry were forever changed. I believe we need to experience a renewal of the Love of Christ in our Lives and show that love as we go day to day.

Dear Lord, we pray that Your love would be so real in our life that we would show it to all those around us. Help that love bring them to You. In Jesus’ Name, Amen. 

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