God loves you, He wants to have a living relationship
with you. When I mean a living relationship, I
mean just as I talk to a person and the person
talks back to me, I touch the person and the person
touches me back, I remain in his/her presence
and enjoy the presence of the person. Can we have
a relationship with God in this manner? Yes, that
is what God is looking for. He wants to have a
living relationship with you and me. He is just
waiting. You know, when God made Adam and Eve,
the Word of God says that God walked with Adam
and Eve and He talked with Adam and Eve in the
Garden of Eden. Adam and Eve had a relationship
with God just as we have a relationship with one
another and it is beautiful to have a relationship
with a person. How beautiful it is to receive
love from a person and give love to a person.
How much more beautiful it is to receive love
from God and have a living relationship with Him.
When you see the life of the saints, every saint
had a deep relationship with God.
God loves you and therefore, has created you in
His own image and likeness Gen
1:26. He never withholds any good thing
from His beloved and the best thing ever, is His
love. He gives you His love abundantly. Love is
a two way relationship and this is exactly what
God wants. We all have some experience of human
love. The love of a father, mother, the love of
husband, wife, the love of children, the love
of friends and it is so exciting to be loved and
to love. It is so wonderful to receive love and
people who have experienced this human love want
more and more of it, because as you experience
this love you feel good, you feel healed, you
feel strengthened, you feel nice. If this is what
human love can do to you and me, just imagine
what God’s love can do to all of us. It
has done for me and done for millions of people
all over the world and God’s love will do
it for you today and everyday.
You may have some experience of a love
letter, you feel good when you read
it and you read it more than once and you keep
it in a safe place and read it again when you
feel low. If you can have such a good feeling
reading human love letters, then just imagine
what God’s love letter can do. The Bible
is God’s love letter to you and me and what
I am doing now, is just showing and explaining
you parts of this love letter. Read on. God loves
you! When I say God loves you, I mean He wants
to take away your sins; He wants to forgive you
of all your sins. You may say, what does it matter
whether I have sin or I do not have sin? When
you experience God’s love, you will know
what it matters, how it is when sin is removed
and how it is when you live in sin. When I say,
God loves you; I mean He wants to save you from
every evil spirit. You may be troubled by some
powers of darkness and you do not know what to
do, you have been running here and there, trying
all methods, all medicines, all people and nothing
works. God loves you and He wants to set you free
from all evil. Our God is a friend. He is not
an enemy. When things go wrong in our lives or
there is a calamity, the loss of a very dear loved
one, this is what many of us do; we look up to
God and say, “God why have you done this
to me?” Why should God do such a thing to
you? God is your friend. He loves you. He cannot
do such a thing. Who loves to give you pain and
trouble, is it your friend or your enemy? It is
the enemy of course. Your friend never troubles
you; your friend never tortures you. It is the
enemy who wants to see you suffer. You have friends
and you have enemies. You know who is what and
who does what. God is our friend and our lover.
How can He take pleasure in torturing and troubling
you? When I say God loves you, I mean He wants
to enter into a relationship with you, forgive
you, heal you, deliver you, bless you and fill
you with peace. When God looks at you, He looks
at you first as a son/daughter, no matter what
you are, how you are. Is this what you are looking
for? Then read on.
Lam 3:22-23 The steadfast
love of the LORD never ceases, His
mercies never come to an end, they are new every
morning; great is thy faithfulness.
We have all experienced human love in someway
or the other, it could be the love of a father,
mother, brother, sister, child or a friend. It
is a lovely experience. We feel so good when we
receive human love. We want more and more of it;
we never get tired of it. Considering the fact
that all love proceeds from God our Father, He
being the source of all the love in this world,
how wonderful it is to receive His pure, unadulterated
love! All the love in the world put together cannot
surpass the love of God. His love is so high,
so deep, and so wide. His love never fluctuates
nor ceases. It is unchanging and continuous. Human
love when marked on paper will give a very jumpy
graph; it will go up and down like a cardiogram.
If you are in a very good mood, your love is high,
when your mood is bad, your love becomes less
for the people, if you are angry then you know
what happens to your love. That’s human
love. Human love is like that, unsteady, your
love is like that, my love is like that, Romeo
and Juliet’s love was also like that. But
it is not so with God’s love, when marked
on paper it will be on the highest point and will
move steadily, without showing a dip. Whenever
you see God’s love in the Bible, you always
see the word ‘steadfast love’ or you
will see the word 'unending love', 'unfailing
love', 'never failing love'. The Bible when talking
about God’s love just does not say love
but, “steadfast love”, “unending
love” unlike human love. In love an often
used word among couples is “steady”
they say, ‘We are going steady.’ They
may break up, fight, have misunderstandings and
yet use strong words. Only God can truly say that
He is going steady with you and me, because His
love is steadfast and unchanging.
For the mountains may depart and the hills be
removed, but My steadfast love shall not depart
from you, and My covenant of peace shall not be
removed, says the LORD, who has compassion on
Mountains and hills are huge structures which
God created thousands of years ago and these mountains
cannot be moved from one place to another, they
remain where they are. Any number of people, even
10,000, 50,000 or more, cannot move a mountain.
Now God expresses His love for us beautifully
and indeed in a strong way when He says that these
immovable mountains may at one point move from
their places, but ‘my love’ will not
depart, will not be removed from you.
People in love often use strong words to express
their love for each other; they get carried away
and say things which they cannot do. E.g.
I’ll go to heaven and bring
the stars for you; I’ll cross the seven
oceans and bring a red rose for you. None of these
things can be accomplished and yet lovers use
these lines to express their feelings of love.
But when God uses some strong words in expressing
His love, He means it, He does it. God loves you.
In fact, He is the best lover you can ever have
and when He expresses His love, He uses strong
words and speaks the truth about what He is able
to do for us.
However much I may try to explain God’s
love to you in all human words, I will fail to
make you understand God’s love. You need
to experience. Just as two people who are married
recently, go out for a walk and they meet a friend
who is unmarried and this friend is asking the
couple ‘How is marriage?’ What will
the couple answer? Can you explain marriage? Marriage
involves so many good things, what will the couple
answer to this unmarried person. Probably they
will tell the person, ‘Get married and you
will know what marriage is.’
But now thus says the LORD, He who created you,
O Jacob, He who formed you, O Israel: "Fear
not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you
by name, you are mine. When you pass through the
waters I will be with you; and through the rivers,
they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through
fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall
not consume you. For I am the LORD your God, the
Holy One of Israel, your Saviour.”
Only God is capable of doing what He says. Indeed
He promises to be with you when you pass through
the waters and walk through the fire and His presence
will result in your safety. When you go through
the ups and downs of life, through overwhelming
waters of troubles and the fires of suffering
and pain, you will never be alone. He who loves
you will be with you and see that you are neither
engulfed by the water, nor the fire. How sweetly
consoling are His words of love for you!
"Can a woman forget her sucking child, that
she should have no compassion on the son of her
womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget
you. Behold, I have graven you on the palms of
my hands; your walls are continually before me.”
Some people tattoo the name of their loved ones,
but cannot compare to the way in which God has
carved you on the palms of His hands. He desires
to have you ever before Him, to watch over you
with love and affection. He can never forget you
because you are ever before Him. Today the world
is witnessing the fact that mothers are forgetting
their babies and pregnant women, especially those
choosing abortion, have no compassion for their
babies. And yet, God reassures you, that even
when these things happen, what will remain untouched
will be His steadfast love for you.
We have the ministry of the Pro-Life, where we
save babies from abortion. Thousands of abortions
are being done all over the world, so many in
India and Mumbai. We have saved a number of babies
in the city of Mumbai and about 18 babies have
been abandoned to us. The mothers have given away
these babies and forgotten them. They have not
even come back and asked how their baby is. They
have forgotten, but God says in His Word; even
though a mother may forget her baby, but I will
not forget you. You know when a woman is pregnant,
the moment she knows that she has conceived, she
is filled with so much joy, and she waits for
the baby for 9 months patiently and as she waits
for the baby to come, what does she do? She is
knitting booties, sweaters, caps, for the little
baby who is coming 9 months hence. The mother
is thinking of a name for her baby even before
the baby could come. Does any woman think of making
sweaters, booties for her baby before getting
married? No one does that. Only after she is married
and after she conceives does she prepare and wait
for the baby with so much love and tender care.
Do you know that God shows you and me loving tender
care not just 9 months before, not 9 years before,
not 900 years before you could come? The Word
of God says clearly that He knew you before the
foundations of the world. In Mt
25:31-34 Jesus says, that on the day of
the judgment when the righteous on the right will
be separated from the wicked on the left, the
sheep from the goats, and to those on the right,
He will say, “Come you Blessed of my Father,
for when I was hungry you gave me to eat, when
I was thirsty you gave me to drink and so on.
Come you blessed of my Father, for you was prepared
the kingdom of heaven before the foundations of
The kingdom of heaven was prepared for you before
the foundations of the world. God knew you and
that you were coming.
For Thou didst form my inward parts; Thou didst
knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise
thee, for Thou art fearful and wonderful. Wonderful
are Thy works! Thou knowest me right well; my
frame was not hidden from Thee, when I was being
made in secret, intricately wrought in the depths
of the earth. Thy eyes beheld my unformed substance;
in Thy book were written, every one of them, the
days that were formed for me, when as yet there
was none of them.
It is God who has created you, woven you in your
mother’s womb. He knows all about you, He
is interested in you and your well being. No matter
who you are, what you do, whether you are rich
or poor, pretty or ugly, fat or thin, tall or
short, literate or illiterate, good or bad, God
loves you. You are His and He cares for you. He
is interested in your well being.
Jn 3:16 For
God so loved the world that He gave His only Son,
that whoever believes in Him should not perish
but have eternal life.
In this verse you can see the height, width and
depth of God’s love.
He gave His only begotten son - Height
That whosoever believes in Him - Width
Shall not perish, but have eternal life - Depth
God loved the world and He loved you and He loved
me, that He gave his Son that whoever believes
in Him will not perish but have eternal life;
life with God forever and ever. Do you know what
this really means? We are all sinners and because
of our sin there is a punishment on you and me
and we all deserved to go to hell because of our
sins, but God had mercy on you and me and He stopped
you and me from going to hell. God intervened.
It is up to you to receive this gift of love ‘Jesus
Christ’, or reject Him. When you receive
Him, you will receive peace, joy and blessing,
when you reject Him you will lose all.
The greatest gift and the best gift that you and
I can receive from God is Jesus Christ, because
in Jesus Christ all your needs are met. When you
have Jesus, you have healing because He is the
Healer; when you have Jesus, you have deliverance
because He is the Deliverer; when you have Jesus,
you have forgiveness of your sins, for He died
for your sins; when you have Jesus, you have abundant
blessing, every kind of blessing, spiritual and
material, because He is the one who sends the
blessing. God meets with our needs through Jesus
I Jn 4:8-10 He who
does not love does not know God; for God is love.
In this the love of God was made manifest among
us, that God sent His only Son into the world,
so that we might live through Him. In this is
love, not that we loved God but that He loved
us and sent his Son to be the expiation for our
God shows His abounding love for mankind. What
more could He have done, He sent His only Son
to die that we might live.
Ez 34:11-16 For thus
says the Lord GOD: “Behold,
I, I myself will search for my sheep, and will
seek them out. As a shepherd seeks out his flock
when some of his sheep have been scattered abroad,
so will I seek out my sheep; and I will rescue
them from all places where they have been scattered
on a day of clouds and thick darkness. And I will
bring them out from the peoples, and gather them
from the countries, and will bring them into their
own land; and I will feed them on the mountains
of Israel, by the fountains, and in all the inhabited
places of the country. I will feed them with good
pasture, and upon the mountain heights of Israel
shall be their pasture; there they shall lie down
in good grazing land, and on fat pasture they
shall feed on the mountains of Israel. I myself
will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will make
them lie down, says the Lord GOD. I will seek
the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and
I will bind up the crippled, and I will strengthen
the weak, and the fat and the strong I will watch
over; I will feed them in justice.”
It is God’s unconditional love for
you that He chooses to search for you; He has
not given up on you. You are special.
Ps 145:8 The LORD
is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding
in steadfast love.
Jn 10:10 The thief
comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came
that you may have life, and have it abundantly.
Jesus has come to give us abundant life. A Life
of righteousness, peace and, joy in the Holy Spirit.
It is God’s love that flows to us sinners
through His great mercy and compassion. The following
scripture verses will speak for themselves.
Is 54:7-8 For a brief
moment I forsook you, but with great compassion
I will gather you. In overflowing wrath for a
moment I hid my face from you, but with everlasting
love I will have compassion on you, says the LORD,
Ps 86:13, 15 For great
is thy steadfast love toward me; thou hast delivered
my soul from the depths of Sheol. But thou, O
Lord, art a God merciful and gracious, slow to
anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.
If God loves you lot today, He will love you
lot tomorrow, His love will not become less; He
will love you lot next week, His love will not
become less, He will love you lot next month,
His love will not become less; that is what it
means by steadfast love, it is different from
human love. Human love is not like that. Today
my friend will love me a lot, but tomorrow, he
may not love me the same, his love may become
less next month or after 10 years his love may
diminish and vanish, but not with God, His love
will not diminish, never vanish, it will remain
the same always.
Jer 31:3 I have loved
you with an everlasting love; therefore, I have
continued my faithfulness to you.
Ps 78:38 Yet He, being
compassionate, forgave their iniquity, and did
not destroy them; He restrained His anger often,
and did not stir up all His wrath.
Rm 9:15 For He says
to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have
mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have
Rm 5:5-8 And hope
does not disappoint us, because God's love has
been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit
which has been given to us. But God shows His
love for us in that while we were yet sinners
Christ died for us.
I Jn 4:19 We love,
because He first loved us.
I Jn 3:1-2 See what
love the Father has given us that we should be
called children of God; and so we are. The reason
why the world does not know us, is that it did
not know Him. Beloved, we are God's children now;
it does not yet appear what we shall be, but we
know that when He appears we shall be like Him,
for we shall see Him as He is.
Do you know how big this universe is? How big
Mumbai city is? To travel from one corner of Mumbai
to the other corner takes so many hours. To travel
from India to another country takes many days
and nights. You know how big the universe is and
when you look at the heavens and see the stars
and the planets, do you know how many there are?
There are millions of them. Each one is bigger
than the earth and the sun. God has created them
all. Yet He loves you and me, He comes down to
the earth for small creatures like you and me.
Can you imagine, the King of this Universe says,
“I love you” and
when you come into His arms, the strongest arms
in the universe are around you, then what have
you to fear and bother about, when God says I
love you there is nothing to fear. Who can touch
you? I want you to believe and experience this
today and everyday of your life. I have met the
Author of this Book, Jesus Christ. I have met
him personally 25 years ago and I know He is real,
He speaks to me. He touches me and I touch Him
Which God am I talking about? How many gods exist?
There is only one God, There are many so called
gods with different names that people are running
after to worship. I am talking about the one and
only God, the one who made the sun, the moon,
the stars, the mountains, the trees, the fishes
and the birds that you can see, even all those
things that you cannot see. He is the one who
has made you and me.
Is 46:9 Remember the former
things of old; for I am God, and there is no other;
I am God, and there is none like me,
Ex 20:2-3 I am the
LORD your God, who brought you out of the land
of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. You shall
have no other gods before me.
Is 44:6 Thus says the LORD,
the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the LORD
of hosts: "I am the first and I am the last;
besides me there is no god.”
Is 44:8 Fear not, nor be
afraid; have I not told you from of old and declared
it? And you are my witnesses! Is there a God besides
me? There is no Rock; I know not any.
Is 45:5-7 I am the LORD,
and there is no other, besides me there is no
God; I gird you, though you do not know me, that
men may know, from the rising of the sun and from
the west, that there is none besides me; I am
the LORD, and there is no other. I form light
and create darkness, I make weal and create woe,
I am the LORD, who do all these things. 21 Declare
and present your case; let them take counsel together!
Who told this long ago? Who declared it of old?
Was it not I, the LORD? And there is no other
god besides me, a righteous God and a Saviour;
there is none besides me.
I Sam 2:2 There is none Holy
like the LORD, there is none besides Thee; there
is no rock like our God.
II Sam 7:22 Therefore Thou
art great, O LORD God; for there is none like
Thee, and there is no God besides Thee, according
to all that we have heard with our ears.
Deut 32:39 "See now
that I, even I, am He, and there is no god beside
Me; I kill and I make alive; I wound and I heal;
and there is none that can deliver out of My hand.”
I Cor 8:4-6 Hence, as to
the eating of food offered to idols, we know that
"an idol has no real existence," and
that "there is no God but one." For
although there may be so-called gods in heaven
or on earth, as indeed there are many "gods"
and many "lords", yet for us there is
one God, the Father, from whom are all things
and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ,
through whom are all things and through whom we
Deut 4:35 To you it was shown,
that you might know that the LORD is God; there
is no other besides Him.
I Chr 17:20 There is none
like Thee, O LORD, and there is no God besides
Thee, according to all that we have heard with
Deut 7:9 Know therefore that
the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who
keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who
love Him and keep His commandments, to a thousand
If you are looking for a Saviour, and if you
are running from pillar to post, searching for
someone to save you from your problem, give you
healing and blessing, then there is hope for you.
For God Himself says in
Is 43:11-12 I, I am the LORD,
and besides me there is no saviour. I declared
and saved and proclaimed, when there was no strange
god among you; and you are my witnesses, says
Is 47:15 Such to you are
those with whom you have laboured, who have trafficked
with you from your youth; they wander about each
in his own direction; there is no one to save
Hos 13:4 I am the LORD your
God from the land of Egypt; you know no God but
Me, and besides Me there is no saviour.
There is but one God and three persons in one
God, We don’t have three gods, we don’t
worship three gods, we don’t have 100 gods,
but one. The Father, the Son (Jesus) and the Holy
Spirit. The Father is God, we worship Him, Jesus
is God, we worship Him, the Holy Spirit is God,
we worship Him. We worship one God, not three
gods. The Father created all things visible and
invisible. He created them through Jesus and in
the power of the Holy Spirit. So the Father, the
Son and the Holy Spirit are together responsible
for the creation of this world and man. From Adam
and Eve, to the last person to come in this world
today, all are created by this One and Only God.
When things go wrong in our lives, we feel God does
not love us. When there is a calamity or sickness,
we feel God does not love us. This is a big lie
coming from the enemy, the Devil. The truth is God
loves you just as you are. You are precious to Him.
- We need to worship this Triune Living God.
- We cannot worship the sun, we need to worship
the One who made the sun.
- We cannot worship an animal, we need to worship
the One who made the animal.
- We cannot worship a human being, we need to
worship the One who made the human being.
- We cannot worship an angel, we need to worship
the One who made the angel.
- We cannot worship the powers, we need to worship
the One who made the powers.
Today, many wonderful things are going to happen
and that will be the manifestation of His love.
God is going to demonstrate His love, He is going
to say I love you and you are going to experience
it. How? You will have a deep peace in your heart
like never before, a sign you have received your
spiritual healing, that you have come closer to
God and you can receive your physical or/and emotional
healing too, for which you have been waiting for,
since a long time. God will demonstrate His love,
that is His way of saying I love you. Maybe you
have some bad habit and you want to break it,
you want to give it up and you have been struggling.
The Lord will set you free. This is God's way
of saying, “I love you.”
I want you to believe and say this prayer sincerely
from your heart.
Father God, I thank you that you
accept me just as I am and I believe that you
love me and care for me and have made wonderful
plans for me. I want to experience your love and
all your plans you have for me in my life. AMEN.
Become aware of God’s loving and healing
presence now, as you close your eyes for a few
moments and experience His love.
GOD LOVES YOU.