Yet You Love Me Still

My first thought of the day is “What’s on FaceBook, who has emailed me, and I wonder what is happening in the world?” Yet You love me still.

I get up in the morning and rush to get my day started, failing to sit at Your feet for my morning manna – yet You love me still.

It seems I am more intent on being sure I get my workout at the gym done rather than my devotions – yet You love me still.

I drive to work behind a slow poke, so I ride his bumper so he knows he’s in MY way – yet You love me still.

I waste time at work talking on the phone, checking social media, and shopping on-line – yet You love me still.

I saw her new shoes and covet having a pair, too – in fact – I envy her whole wardrobe – yet You love me still.

I complain regularly that my house is too small, too big, or in the wrong neighborhood – yet You love me still.

I watch more television than I spend time in the Word or in prayer – yet You love me still.

I gossip about that woman at church who is such a pain in the neck – yet You love me still.

I get annoyed with people in the supermarket because they can’t find their wallet and hold up the line – yet You love me still.

I go to prayer service and check my phone every few minutes just in case someone is trying to reach me – yet You love me still.

I overeat – yet You love me still.

I try to keep up with the Jones’ – yet You love me still.

I am more enamored with myself than with You – yet You love me still.

I fail to love my neighbor every single day – yet You love me still.

The list I could think up of ways we fall short of the glory of God goes on and on – yet He loves us still.

…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God…  Romans 3:23

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:38-39

Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance? Romans 2:4

Blessings, Diane

Diane Hunt serves part-time on the staff of America’s Keswick providing ministry support from her home in North Carolina. She is also a biblical counselor and women’s event speaker. For more information about having Diane speak at your next event please contact her at dhunt@americaskeswick.org.

 

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