Come into my heart and make it your home. Given that this is a worship song, without a spiritual background, it will be difficult for them to understand why God loves us. Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life. I went online in search of an explanation for my thoughts as it is difficult toget this song out of my head. Intentionally spreading his precious blood over the doorframes of our lives. I did my analysis of Reckless Love and there is so much commotion about the artists choice of words, and I really do not get what the big deal is, other then people love to argue and we have more legalistic people around then I could have imagined. Does God have any foolishness or weakness in His character? Always giving us the free will to decide, yet loving us anyways! Firstly, I want to make clear that I am a Christian of the reformed faith.
I believe you died for my sins. Old-school purists will hate it… Good! As for the consequences there where none since God answers to No One except Himself. The point of the parable has nothing to do with the pursuit. Sorry for the long reply, thank you for your obedience and love in unpacking this. I Love Heavy Metal 04. It is making its way around churches, used for praise and worship! Line 4: See line 2. Being reckless can cause serious harm to others like a reckless drunk driver.
It is His nature to love us according to His will and purpose Romans 8:28. Well, what if He loses the ninety nine in finding the one, right? An investor who plows money into stocks without any knowledge of the company is reckless and will probably end up bankrupt or owing money to guys who carry baseball bats. He loves people that much — enough to embarrass Himself, enough to disregard popular opinion about what He should do, enough to send His own Son to die with no guarantee that anyone would be changed because of that sacrifice. There are several articles condemning the fact that Cory Asbury was led by the Holy Spirit to choose a word that would reach millions as a powerful visual tool of how much Jesus loves them. Asbury even wrote an defending his position. He send His Holy Spirit down to fill us and guide us.
He was conveying the thought that no matter the mess we are in He loves in the midst of it all. Let us examine ourselves and ask for forgiveness from our spiritual pride. We must delight in not just our own salvation but in the many multitude of who are in Christ around the world. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. What message does the song communicate? He was nailed to a cross, His body broken, He died. The God of the Bible is not a God of disorder 1 Corinthians 14:33. Back in 2009, he released Let Me See Your Eyes, a collection of indie-pop songs intended to bolster a passion for Jesus and sense His presence.
Sounds like the very definition of reckless to me. Yes, God does know all. He knew that the wrath of God toward sin — my sin and your sin — was going to be poured out on him. Which is where I feel like we have arrived with this song. Second, I did take the time to examine the relevant post is on his.
He knew that his beloved son, the one adored by angels and upholding the world by his word, would be spit upon and mocked and ripped open by whips and pinned to a cross and pierced by a spear. I would argue it would be even more so. Calmly and politely state your case in a comment, below. That is due to the unmerited love God has for us which is something he teaches very clearly in the bible. Jesus was born completely man and completely God. It is the good news of the Gospel message. This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.
Praying is just talking to God. This is the problem with the Church. Joe I think we need to be careful when we try to creatively use words to describe the nature of God. Also another serious warning after a 21 day Daniel fast. I agree that your example of a mother running into a burning building to save her child is reckless.
But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God. We are so excited to have you be our brother or sister! The choice of one word does not take away from the intent. At that time a song writer used the word outrageous to discribe the Grace Of God, also heard the the word crazy to discribe the Love Of God. Tam Hey, I know this is an old comment, sorry. When you were born, you had a hole in you. Levis, long hair, electric guitars.
The proud person is apt to find fault with other believers, that they are low in grace, and to be much in observing how cold and dead they are and to be quick to note their deficiencies. He loves us specifically and intentionally. Also, notice that the 99 are righteous people who do not need to repent. How much of the lyrics line up with Scripture? While I would have liked to see in the lyrics why God loves us so much, it is overall mostly biblical, positive, and uplifting. Jesus said For every tree is known by his own fruit. Charles Spurgeon, who never seemed to have trouble finding the right words, said this: Amen to that.