By Rodetta Cook

Rodetta Cook has been a pastor’s wife for over 40 years. She and her husband, Ron, have actively served the Lord together in ministry during the entire time and are co-founders of Care for Pastors. She understands the expectations, loneliness and how hard it is to find balance in ministry as a pastor’s wife. Rodetta also leads the pastor’s wives initiative at Care for Pastors called The Confidante and ministers to hundreds of wives each week. She strives to share blogs with other pastors’ wives that will help them in their ministry walk.

    The Truth Will Set You Free

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    I want to ask you a question today, “Do you really believe God loves you?” Or do you believe He just tolerates you?

    Somewhere along the line we may have gotten the idea that God just “puts up with us” because He has to. Our hearts were designed for love, and if we don’t think we can freely receive it, then we will try to earn it.

    Understanding God’s love for us is the only thing that can truly bring peace and rest to our hearts. His love is unconditional and everlasting.

    God doesn’t just love you; He is love. God can’t be unloving. It’s simply not possible. It is hard for our human minds to comprehend that His love is far different than what we’ve experienced from other people.

    We need to stop trying so hard to earn God’s love. His love is given to us freely and forever. It’s time to stop trying so hard, let your heart be still and simply receive it.

    Claim John 8:32 “Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” The truth is that He loves you unconditionally and you are God’s girl. 



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