OMER DAY 35

Our Response to Adonai’s Love – Diminished Self “So if you were raised along with the Messiah, then seek the things above, where the Messiah is sitting at the right hand of God. Focus your minds on the things above, not on things here on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with the… Continue reading OMER DAY 35

OMER DAY 34

Adonai’s Love – Modest “But Adonai said to Sh’mu’el, ‘Don’t pay attention to how he looks or how tall he is, because I have rejected him. Adonai doesn’t see the way humans see — humans look at the outward appearance, but Adonai looks at the heart’.” 1 Samuel 16:7 How is it possible to think of the word modest and envision… Continue reading OMER DAY 34

OMER DAY 33

Adonai’s Love – Content “Not that I am saying this to call attention to any need of mine; since, as far as I am concerned, I have learned to be content regardless of circumstances. 12 I know what it is to be in want, and I know what it is to have more than enough — in… Continue reading OMER DAY 33

OMER DAY 32

Adonai’s Love – Kind “So, take a good look at God’s kindness and his severity: on the one hand, severity toward those who fell off; but, on the other hand, God’s kindness toward you — provided you maintain yourself in that kindness.” Romans 11:22 What does it mean, when we hear that Adonai is Kind?… Continue reading OMER DAY 32

OMER DAY 31

Adonai’s Love – Long Suffering “The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some people think of slowness; on the contrary, He is patient with you; for it is not His purpose that anyone should be destroyed, but that everyone should turn from his sins.” 2 Peter 3:9 Long suffering. What a strange… Continue reading OMER DAY 31

OMER DAY 30

Adonai’s Love – Agape (Cont.) “Those who do not love, do not know God; because God is love. Here is how God showed his love among us: God sent his only Son into the world, so that through him we might have life. Here is what love is: not that we have loved God, but that he… Continue reading OMER DAY 30

OMER DAY 29

Adonai’s Love – Agape “Adonai descended in the cloud, stood with him there and pronounced the name of Adonai. Adonai passed before him and proclaimed: “YUD-HEH-VAV-HEH!!! Yud-Heh-Vav-Heh [Adonai] is God, merciful and compassionate, slow to anger, rich in grace and truth; showing grace to the thousandth generation, forgiving offenses, crimes and sins; yet not exonerating the guilty, but causing the negative effects… Continue reading OMER DAY 29

OMER DAY 28

Adonai’s Love – Unconditional “From a distance Adonai appeared to me, [saying,] “I love you with an everlasting love; this is why in my grace I draw you to me.” Jeremiah 31:3 From this verse of Scripture, do you catch the deep meaning of “an everlasting love?” This is Adonai’s unconditional love for us. He is our… Continue reading OMER DAY 28

OMER DAY 27

Adonai’s Love – Chesed “Adonai, in the heavens is your grace; your faithfulness reaches to the skies. Your righteousness is like the mountains of God, your judgments are like the great deep. You save man and beast, Adonai.” Psalm 36:5,6 Do you see the word ‘chesed’ in these verses? In the Hebrew, chesed may mean ‘grace’,… Continue reading OMER DAY 27

OMER DAY 26

Adonai’s Love “For God so loved the world that he gave his only and unique Son, so that everyone who trusts in him may have eternal life, instead of being utterly destroyed.” John 3:16 Love is a very unique word in Hebrew. Or, should I say a unique range of words. We find chesed, ahav,… Continue reading OMER DAY 26