Monday, March 07, 2011
Through the adversity of Caleb's condition, I've learned two important truths about God's heart and they have everything to do with my service for Him.
First, God shares the sadness I feel for my son. That is how He feels when He looks upon the whole of humanity ravaged by sin and Satan.
Second, God shares the great hope and passion I have for Caleb's restoration and assures me that it will not always be like this. That is also how God regards this broken world.
Knowing God's heart toward us is what inspires us to acts of love and self-denial for Him and those He longs to save.
(Shawn Gardner, Executive Director, Turkish World Outreach, February 2011)
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