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God loves us in spite of our mistakes

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Do you know God loves us in spite of our mistakes? Do you know God loves us in spite of ourselves? And do you know that when we make a mistake and ask God for forgiveness, He will forgive us, because His love runs that deep?

This is it: Even though we fall short. Even though we made bad and downright stupid mistakes and choices, God still loves us. And God still wants to give us His best. He still has many blessings stored up for us, that our head would explode if we truly knew how extensive those blessings were. Honestly, we will never really know, because God's blessings are just too abundant and infinite for our minds to wrap around such a concept. We simply do not have the capacity to comprehend it. Nobody does. God is just too massive and beyond us to be able to know just how deep it goes. So if it’s any consolation to you, just be ok with knowing that there’s only one God of the universe who loves us and accepts every mistake you and I have made, the mistakes we make now, and the mistakes we will make tomorrow. 

And why would He do that you may ask? Well, because He created us in His own image (Genesis 1:27) and He knew us before we were born (Jeremiah 1:5). So why would He not love us even though we fell short yesterday, we fell short today, and we will fall short again tomorrow? You understand what I’m saying here? Ok here it is again: God loves us in spite of our mistakes. And He forgives us when we go humbly to Him to ask for forgiveness. So we have embrace that as we go forth in love while doing the great things we’re doing and the great things we will continue to do. God loves us in spite of our mistakes.
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