by Pastor David Grey
“To those who have been called, who are loved by God the Father and kept by Jesus Christ: Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.” — Jude 1-2
Jude’s letter was written not to a particular church or group but to all believers everywhere. It was written to everyone who is in Christ today.
If you know that you are in Christ and He is in you, then this letter is written to you and Jude’s salutation ought to lift your spirits and cause you to rejoice.
Just think what it means to be loved by God the Father! Can the love of any other even begin to compare to being loved by the one who is perfect love?
To be loved by the one who had every legitimate and holy reason to turn His back upon us and leave us to the eternal consequences of our fallen natures.
It is one thing for us to say that we love God. Surely that is a proper response to all He has made possible for us in Christ, but to realize that we love Him because He first loved us is to acknowledge a truth that is nearly beyond comprehension.
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