Devotional Series : Sovereign Love


He's got the whole world in His hands

Sovereign Love, Sovereign God


The Sovereign Love Devotional Series has come to an end but our journey with the Lord will continue. We have a real treat for you today, an excerpt from Martha Kilpatrick’s upcoming book, Altogether Forgiven. This beautiful book is now … Continue reading

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#64 Alive to God


Romans 6:10b-11 AMPC (emphasis mine) …the life that He (Christ) lives, He is living to God [in unbroken fellowship with Him].

  Even so consider yourselves also dead to sin and your relation to it broken, but alive to God [living … Continue reading

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#63 Alive for the First Time


John 5:24 ESV Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears My word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. God brings us from death into … Continue reading

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#62 Beyond Natural Humanity


John 10:10 AMPC I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance (to the full, till it overflows). God’s gift of existence is so lavish and extraordinary that it overflows with every spiritual and practical … Continue reading

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#61 The Life of God


John 10:10 HCSB I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.  One root of this word ‘life’ means “in the sense to exist; in an absolute sense and without end, now and hereafter, to live … Continue reading

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#60 True Life Abundant


John 10:10 HCSB I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.  Perhaps we have not understood this verse at all.  We have presumed its meaning to be prosperity in living. I see it as LIFE … Continue reading

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#59 Alive, Not Dead


Ephesians 2:4-5 NASB (emphasis mine) But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loves us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ.  We don’t know how huge … Continue reading

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#58 Dead in Decadence


Luke 15:32 ESV “…your brother was dead and is alive; he was lost and is found.” The prodigal was dead though he was fully engaged in human excess, decadence and debauchery. We fallen creatures think that is “THE LIFE!” He … Continue reading

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#57 The Living Dead


Ephesians 2:1 ESV And you were dead in the trespasses and sins… The Bible presents life and death in terms very different from our beliefs. Until we understand God’s definition of life and death, we cannot ‘know His name’ (His … Continue reading

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#56 The Plain Name


Isaiah 43:11 NOG I alone am Yahweh, and there is no savior except Me. What is the plain name of God? Nathan Stone wrote, “The most noted Jewish commentator of the Middle Ages, Moses Maimonides, said with regard to this … Continue reading

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#55 Essential Life


Exodus 3:14 CJB [I AM/will be what I AM/will be] Of the books on God’s names, my favorite is by Nathan Stone (Names of God, Moody Bible Institute). His explanation of the name Jehovah gave me an understanding of God, … Continue reading

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#54 Existence is God


Exodus 3:14 ESV God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” YHWH exists.  Existence is Real Life and only One in the universe exists as Life. Everything comes into being because He is the ‘Self-Existent One.’  He is the … Continue reading

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#53 This Strange Name


Exodus 3:15b ESV “This is My name forever…” The strange name that “will be remembered forever” is not a name as names go. It is covered in fathomless mystery, an anomaly – ‘something that differs from the standard.’ Another way … Continue reading

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#52 Are You There?


Exodus 3:7 ESV Then the LORD said, “I have surely seen the affliction of my people…and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them… Expelled from Eden, every … Continue reading

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#51 The Eternal Name of God


Exodus 3:15 ESV God also said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘The Lord, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.’ … Continue reading

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#50 The One Name That Conquers


Exodus 3:14b ESV And He said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” The Name that dismisses the world’s folly and power is…I AM. The Name that liberates and vindicates is this one: … Continue reading

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#49 The Name of God Revealed


Moses knew his people under Egyptian bondage. Israel had lost sight that God would rescue them. Some forgot Him and others came to believe He didn’t exist. Moses said to God, “Now they may say to me, ‘What is His name?’ … Continue reading

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#48 A Discovery or a Misunderstanding


For every person, life is either the amazed discovery of God, or a grim misunderstanding of Him. And each of us writes the end of the following sentence… I AM _______.

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#47 Outside Language and Above Description


When you meet I AM there are no words great enough to describe Him. There is no language to encompass Him. God is outside language and above description. Wordless amazement is all you experience. He and you share alone the … Continue reading

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#46 A Perpetual Wonder


I AM is a surprising God. He is startling to our farthest imagination. He explodes our favorite labels. If God is not a perpetual wonder and a fascinating puzzle to me, maybe I have not discovered Him…as HE IS.