The Lord (Who) Never Stops Loving Me

What good can I do?
What good can I say
That’s good enough to
Pay the Lord for loving me?

There’s nothing I can do,
There’s nothing I can say
That’s good enough to
Pay the Lord for loving me.

What bad can I do?
What bad can I say
That’s bad enough to
Keep the Lord from loving me?

There’s nothing I can do,
There’s nothing I can say
That’s bad enough to
Keep the Lord from loving me.

Well, what then can I do?
What then can I say
To thank the Lord
For loving me?

I’ll do everything I do,
I’ll say everything I say
In the name of the Lord
Who never stops loving me,
In the name of the Lord
Who never stops loving me.

About This Song:
The lyrics of “The Lord (Who) Never Stops Loving Me” are pretty simple, but they express some basic and very important Christian theology.

I wonder how many people believe they’re good enough to “earn” their way into heaven. More than I could guess. They fail to recognize just how perfect God is and how far even the best of them misses the mark on his own.

One thing for sure,. Jesus is the only way to reach God, and not even the Mother Teresas of the world can make it to heaven without faith in Him as their personal Lord and Savior.

I also wonder how many people–look at many of the prison population–reject Christianity because they don’t believe God can possibly forgive them for their sins. Ironically, their rejection of Him is the only sin He can’t forgive.

As hard as it is to believe–it might even rub us the wrong way–God loved  Hitler, Stalin, and Jack the Ripper–as much as He loves each of us. Regardless of their horrendous crimes, he would’ve forgiven them if they had turned to Him in faith and repented of their sins.

So we can’t be good enough to pay God for our salvation, and we can’t be bad enough to keep Him from loving us. What CAN we do?

We can be God’s loving, obedient children. Faithful in our gratitude for what God has done in our lives and continues to do daily. And share the Good News with others.

What about you? Do you think you’re good enough on your own, or do you recognize that God’s forgiveness is necessary for everyone, no matter how good a person he or she may be?

~*~

Links you might be interested in:

I’ll be back again next Wednesday.

Best regards,
Roger

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About Roger E. Bruner

Roger Bruner worked as a teacher, job counselor, and programmer analyst before retiring to write Christian fiction full-time. A guitarist and songwriter, he is active in his church choir, church praise team, and nursing home ministry. Roger also enjoys reading, web design, mission trips, photography, and spending time with his wonderful wife, Kathleen. Roger’s young adult novels, Found in Translation and Lost in Dreams, came out in 2011. The Devil and Pastor Gus just came out, and he has eight unpublished manuscripts.
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