God loves you with all His heart. God loves you with all His soul. God loves you with all His strength. God loves you with all His mind. Let that sink in.
"By Christ's life we truly understand that death has been defeated. We have been healed of sin and bitterness, and now we are righteous, and apparently, sweet."
Christ made it clear that any victory which was to be won for us would be complete, and it would be without contestation.
We're continuing down that path of celebrating who our God is by means of elaborating on how He was named, and that leads us today back to the Book of Genesis, to the life of Abraham.
...the day we are called to stand and fight, we embrace the danger, not to escape fear, but because we ourselves have been engulfed by an overwhelming love. Plautus said it best: Conquered, we conquer.
"Christ is our Victor, and we join Him in His procession of victory as those He has saved, new creations, made alive as He is alive."
"The righteous has every reason to rejoice, for the Lord has restored us and rescued us from our enemies. "
"what was supposed to be a brief commentary turned into an exhortation of sorts..."
“The Rock anchors us, so the waters do not trouble us. On the other hand, the winds and waves obey Him, and by His command the waters refresh us.”