My Daily Devotional

This Is Love

“Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
1 John 4:8

Today, as I was sitting here thanking God for giving me another day to be with my family, my mind wandered back some 2000 years ago. On a dusty old road, riding on the back of a donkey, Jesus was coming into a city, knowing that the people in that city were going to kill Him. Yet He still came. He knew that He was going to be crucified on that cruel cross on Golgotha, to pay for a debt He did not make, and one He did not owe. He did that for me and you. He paid the debt for all my sins and yours. He forgave us for all the sins we have ever committed, as He was preparing a way for us to be able to overcome anything that would ever come against us. He was looking ahead and seeing all that we would experience, and He was, in His great Mercy and Grace, paying for it in advance. If the price He was about to pay for me and you is not Love, then there will never be a Love in this world any greater than the Love He has for us. What an Awesome Loving Savior, to think so far ahead and to take actions to pay such a debt for us. I know I did not deserve His Mercy or Grace, as He could have said no, but because He loved me so much, He refused to let that debt stand against me. He took it on Himself so that I could have an abundant life in Him. Thank You Jesus for loving me that much. I will forever praise You and walk in Your ways. If you are looking for someone today who really loves you, and was willing to give His own life for you, then you have found Him. His name is Jesus, and He loved you so much that He gave His life for you, to forgive you of all your sins, and even more to give you life, an eternal life in Heaven. All he asks in return is for you to make Him first in your life, to love Him back, and obey His commands.

Pastor Robert W. Brock My Daily Devotional Volume Eight
December 29


About robertwbrock

Robert William Brock, Jr. I was born in Pineville, Kentucky, the son of Robert William Brock and Irene Napier, I grew up in the beautiful southeastern part of Kentucky. I attended Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky graduating with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Early in my career I became interested in Health Care Administration and spent the rest of my career in Hospital Administration, where I retired after 45 years. After retiring from health care I have devoted the past ten years to a ministry, having founded and directed the Nehemiah Network, which provides assistance to the needy people in our area, by bringing together the numerous community organizations, churches and businesses to work collectively to meet the community needs. The Nehemiah Network concept has now spread throughout the nation and over 10,000 programs have been developed, in almost all the states, adopting the framework of the Network. I am a published author of 17 Christian books, and have spent over thirty years tracing my ancestors and writing a book about my Kentucky Heritage. My books are listed below: “Our Kentucky Heritage” “My Daily Devotional” "My Daily Devotional Volume II" "My Daily Devotional Volume III" "My Daily Devotional Volume IV" "My Daily Devotional Volume Six" "My Daily Devotional Volume Seven" "God’s Plan for the Family” " God’s Plan for a Father” "God's Plan for a Joy Filled Life" "The Silent Church" "God's Plan For Financial Freedom" "Living Without Sin" "My Kentucky Heritage" "Brock Family Cookbook" All of my books can be ordered at by typing in my name Robert William Brock, Jr. As part of my ministry I write a free daily devotional which is distributed on a daily basis to over 2 million people daily via e-mail. I live with my wife Margaret of 45 years in East Liverpool, where we have resided for over 33 years. We have three children and six grandchildren.
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