WHOLE-HEARTED STRATEGY

WHOLE-HEARTED STRATEGY
By: Darrelyn L. Tutt

 What if God worked half-hearted measures in half-hearted people?
What if our fickleness, faithlessness, frailties, and fears resulted in a Holy divorce?
God separating Himself:
Serving papers,
Demanding alimony,
Calling it quits,
Drawing the line.
Done,
Complete,
Over,
Final.
No more abiding together.
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What if God loving man depended on man loving God?
Then what?
Hmmm …
Dismal, distressing, disheartening, depressing realities would be ours.
We don’t have what it takes to love God decidedly, deservedly, deliberately for even one day;
Sometimes one hour is a monumental task.
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God implemented a whole-hearted strategy to love half-hearted people:
He named His plan “Jesus.”
His Son, our Savior.
His life-blood, our hope.
His nearness, our need.
His love, our remedy.
The act of reconciliation in the Holy ceremony called salvation.
God made a full way to love half-hearted man,
And …
God will always be the better half;
And “we” will always be the half He loves.
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The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying,
Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: 
Therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.
Jeremiah 31:3