You Are Crazy-Loved


Here’s another excerpt from The Purpose of Man (Regal, 2009), a collection of writings by A.W. Tozer:

There is another facet of faith for our consideration. That is, we do not believe we are as dear to God as He says we are. We do not believe we are as precious or that He desires us as much as He says He does. The enemy of man’s soul has sold this lie to us to not only beat us down, but to also keep us from the loving fellowship of God’s presence. He cares not a whit for us, but his hatred of God drives him to do all in his power to deny God that which rightfully belongs to Him. If everybody could suddenly have a baptism of pure cheerful belief that God wants and desires us to worship, admire and praise Him, it could transform us overnight into the most radiantly happy people in the world. We would finally discover our purpose: that God delights in us, and longs for our fellowship.

We were made to delight God, to worship Him, to fellowship with him. That is our sole purpose: To delight God. Wow.

“. . . the most radiantly happy people in the world.” That’s attractive! What do you think keeps you from realizing how much God loves you? From fully embracing your single purpose?

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Mike Dellosso is an author of wide-eyed suspense. He writes stories that not only entertain but enlighten.

Posted on January 22, 2014, in Christian Living, Life in General, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Thanks for sharing this, Mike. I do believe Tozer was right. If we can help people see that God loves them and desires a relationship with them, it would transform the world.

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  2. Mike, I have known since I was a child that God loves me, but I was so beaten down by the world and by people who told me that I wasn’t good enough, that I believed them more than I believed God. I went to a conference a little over 2 years ago and God changed my life that weekend. It was the first time in my life that I allowed God to show me how much He loves me. I cannot tell you the change it made in my life. When I came home from the conference people I had known for years could not believe the change in me. I will never forget the first time I went clothes shopping after this. I would usually end up in tears and hating myself after such an outing, thinking I was worthless because I wasn’t perfect. This time though, as I was walking out of the store. I heard a voice in my head saying, “I don’t hate myself”. I was shocked by this. I had spent so long hating myself. God had shown me what I am to Him and the only reason it took so long is that I was unwilling to accept it before. I allowed the world to show me my worth rather than allow my creator to show me! What an awesome feeling to really know how much God truly does love us!
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  3. Reblogged this on Kaleidoscope of notes and commented:
    Loved with an everlasting love

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