Conditional love

I have read here across the newsfeed and
there’s the talk of Father’s love being
conditional. If you’re one of those fans of
conditional love, you certainly mayn’t like
what I’m writing here but please I’m not trying
to convince you to agree with me. If your idea
of conditional love seem to draw you close to
God, I’m okay with that. But it shouldn’t be a
means to get us divided.
Scripture tells that we were sinners and Jesus
came to die for us because God so loved us
(John 3:16) affectionately. We never did
anything to make him love us to that extent of
dying for us. DID YOU RECEIVE ANY
CONDITION BEFORE HE CAME TO DIE FOR
YOU?
Those who think his love to be conditional are
those who seem to love others after they have
met a condition or requirement. For the fact
that we don’t attend the same institution;
have the same doctrine or meet the same
people in a specialized structure doesn’t make
God love us more or less. It shouldn’t make
me love you more or less either.
If his love for me was conditional, then I can’t
love you unless you meet certain expectations
and if you don’t, I will withdraw my love. Why?
What God did to me I’m doing to you. But
Father’s love isn’t conditional. He loved me
first when I couldn’t love him and when I
realized he filled my heart with his love, I am
able to love him likewise and love others
likewise.
Jesus loved the adulterous woman ans
brought freedom to her. Conditional love
would have said, WELL YOU AIN’T A
BELIEVER OF MY NAME. LET THEM DO WITH
YOU AS THEY WISH. IT’S THE FATHER’S
JUDGEMENT TOWARD YOU.
He met the Samaritan woman and love went
past the Jewish law that a Jew has nothing to
do with a Samaritan.
Was that conditional love?
Would you ever show compassion for people if
you don’t love them?
Love for Enemies
“But to you who are listening I say: Love
your enemies, do good to those who hate
you, bless those who curse you, pray for
those who mistreat you. If someone
slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the
other also. If someone takes your coat, do
not withhold your shirt from them. Give
to everyone who asks you, and if anyone
takes what belongs to you, do not demand
it back. Do to others as you would have
them do to you.
“If you love those who love you, what
credit is that to you? Even sinners love
those who love them. And if you do
good to those who are good to you, what
credit is that to you? Even sinners do that.
And if you lend to those from whom you
expect repayment, what credit is that to
you? Even sinners lend to sinners, expecting
to be repaid in full. But love your
enemies, do good to them, and lend to
them without expecting to get anything
back. Then your reward will be great, and
you will be children of the Most High,
because he is kind to the ungrateful and
wicked. Be merciful, just as your Father
is merciful. (Luke 6:27-36) NIV.
If God loved me conditionally, would he let me
love you unconditionally?
Would conditional love ever do all that Jesus
said up there?
Think these things and pray for wisdom. God’s
love is unconditional.

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A thought on The House Of God

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Is this the house of God?????

I would be so glad if this begins a real conversation by posting your comments about this:. It’s my view of God’s house and I believe the Bible does say likewise.

The House of God has been mistaken for a
building or institution in the system of
organized religion. Whereas, what Stephen
had said before his death was, But it was
y Solomon who built a house for him.
48 z Yet the Most High does not dwell a in
houses made by hands, as the prophet
says,
49 b “ ‘Heaven is my throne,
c and the earth is my footstool.
What kind of house will you build for me,
says the Lord,
or what is the place of my rest?
50 Did not my hand make all these
things?’ (Acts 7:47-50).
Paul said that we are the House of God (His
living temples) (1 Corinthians 3:16).
Thus, if the building isnt the house of God but
we are, then how can we go to ourselves?

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Life Partner Could Be In Or OUT

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This may be against your belief but even if
you’re of one religious group that suggests
that you must only marry someone who is
the same denomination with you, you better be
careful.
I was in a house taking tutorial while the
grand father began a talking session about
teens who’re ready for marriage but were
restricted by church (institutional) law from
marrying someone outside of the church’s
congregation. The time came when unmarried
persons in the church were asked to stepout,
and they were paired one to another whom
they would consider a life partner.
I know this sounds way against God’s will in
finding a life partner even if the scene looks
godly but the step isn’t. What if such action
place people just away from marrying the one
whom Father already had in mind for them?
Most of us can’t think outside marrying a
person from our own local congregation due
to facts that it may incur strange habits from
kinsmen and women in the local group. Such
fact is also outside God’s intention when his
intention is ‘ask-me_-for-the-perfect-choice’.
I have read through books and magazines
finding such mentality and people whom I met
in the JW, and other religious systems that
insist people ought to obey such a law. I got
a thought,
WHAT IF GOD SAID, “YOUR LIFEPARTNER
ISN’T IN THE JW GROUP BUT SOMEWHERE
OUTSIDE ITS FOUR WALLS OR LAWS.”? It
could be any congregation. This doesn’t mean
that one can’t find one IN the system but why
should God’s name be tagged to a manmade
law? Finding a life partner outside of God’s
will is the reason why there are broken
marriages; one godly dad, an ungodly mom, or
the other way round. I have heard stories
about the man losing his woman or the
woman losing the man after marriage or years
of being together in marriage. I ask thesame,
“What if it wasn’t God’s will?”
Why? The reason is , I don’t think God simply
misunderstands this, “A life partner is one
whom you would spend the rest of your life
with.” He’s willing to give you one whom you’ll
spend your entire life with, not someone with
whom you’ll spend only less than half or just
half of your life with.
All he says is, ASK ME; JUST ASK ME.”
It takes time to find two persons whom God
sets as a perfect match but it would be simple
if we could just get off our thought or
religious law that displays itself as Father’s
will when it’s not.
Even Paul never mentioned such in his letters.
He encouraged the believers to marry someone
who’s in Christ, not someone in a certain
religious group (I Cor. 7:39). He said that to
widows but such is for all. Someone in Christ
whom God has said is his will.
So Take Your Time.
Don’t be in a hurry. God is big enough to
connect your life-partner to you, no matter
where they are in the present.
Blessings.

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