I no longer call you slaves, because the slave does not understand what his master is doing. Is it possible to know what God thinks about us? God does not need any one of us; He could be very happy by Himself in His triune presence. Just the other day I bought a movie on Blu-Ray. But when we are secure in how God really sees us, it brings us back to the truth of who He is and to His promises for us. Ask Him to tear down those false thoughts like holy men toppled down idols of old. What do you think God thinks about you? There are several verses that talk about what God thinks of us.
But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us, even though we were dead in transgressions, made us alive together with Christ--by grace you are saved Ephesians 2:4-5! But to all who have received him--those who believe in his name--he has given the right to become God's children … John 1:12. He tells us in verse 7 that we are a privileged people. Imagine you have a pet cockroach. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. He loved you and that is the reason for the awful death of Jesus Christ.
The greatest gift that has come from my suffering is a deeper understanding of the character of God and His thoughts toward me. Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? You will crawl on your belly, groveling in the dust as long as you live. The Jews ed Him, For a good work we do not stone You, but for blasphemy; and because You, being a man, make Yourself out to be God. Once you are saved by grace and justified by God, that condition can never be altered. I stopped going to church and stopped hanging out with Christian friends.
That is one reason I do not ask people what they think of me. God made the one who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that in him we would become the righteousness of God 2 Corinthians 5:21. If you think you are a sinner, you might be one because you certainly have a very strong reason to form any perception about yourself. Many have and some even on a daily basis! Not only does the Lord see us as we really are; He also sees us as He has made us by His grace. When Christ who is your life appears, then you too will be revealed in glory with him Colossians 3:4. He invites us to have an eternal friendship with Him even though we reject Him many times through our sins. I encourage you this week to learn more about your right standing with God.
If you believe you are sinful and that God rejects you, then you will pull away and not come to God when you need him most. When You fastened Your gaze upon me, Your heart of love opened toward me and You deliberately chose me that I might know You. These verses teach us that God loves us more than we can possibly understand. Anyone remember listening to secular records backwards to hear the Satanic messages? The worst time of every school day for me was the time when some guys could really shine. Colossians 1:21-23 - And you, who once were alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy, and blameless, and above reproach in His sight if indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard, which was preached to every creature under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister. Romans 8:39 says that nothing can separate us from God's love , if we follow his son Christ Jesus our Lord.
Use this lesson to help students know what God really thinks about them. Therefore, I am valued greatly and esteemed highly by Him. Life can be so unrecognizable in the midst of pain, and yet I decided to look up the word plans. Because God discerns my individual thoughts, His thoughts about me are personal and are particular to me verses 1, 2. During my pre-teen years we even had a few evangelists who came through who confirmed this message. The Biblical idea of believing in God is not merely a factual acknowledgment of his existence, but rather a transforming faith that impacts one's lifestyle. His atonement allows us to have fellowship, a saving relationship, with Him by repenting which means to turn away from of our sins and making him our Lord and Savior.
But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life. That is when we expect to receive our inheritance. Has He shown you that there is room for improvement in your walk with Him and your work for Him? God did all of this with no help from us! No matter who else in your life you have—whether you have a wonderful family who loves you and tons of loyal, loving friends, or whether you have parents who could not care less about you and no friends to speak of—none of that matters when it comes to how loved you are. Maybe the messing up of our plans is exactly what we need. Pastor Rick teaches seven biblically based lessons in Transformed that will help you experience a real transformation from the inside out this year, as you learn from the Bible how to. Have you ever wondered just what God thinks about you? These are good verses, with the exception of 2 Cor. Verse 4 begins with the word: but.
Pay close attention as we dig into this verse. Verse 5 describes all that His love and grace did for us. What does God think of you if you are not saved? His love is steadfast and unchanging toward His sons and daughters. When we are in His family, we are in! I thought He wanted to discipline me, scold me, or point out something wrong with me. We are promised that we can be partakers of the divine nature by fleeing the corruption in the world that comes through our lusts.