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Godís Cover
by Martin Wiles
05/18/12
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Even if it only covered a small portion of my chest, I had to have it.

My maternal grandmother lived in an old farm house void of central air and heat. By the time I arrived in the world, the fireplaces were covered and replaced with gas heaters. No air conditioner appeared until after my grandfather died and then only a small window unit.

Sleeping in the hot humid atmosphere of a South Carolina summer is a challenge in an air conditioned house and particularly one thatís not. Since I canít sleep without some vestige of cover, it was especially difficult for me to sleep when visiting. Add mosquitoes hovering around my head and singing in my ear and sleep was almost impossible.

My grandmother sprayed the window screens with repellant, turned on a prehistoric oscillating fan, and tucked me in for a restless night. The heat tempted me to throw off all cover, but I maintained a sliver for security.

Peter mentions a different type of cover; although one more essential and comforting. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. (I Peter 4:8)

Unlike cover draping only a portion of my body, Godís love demonstrated in Christís sacrifice on the cross covers sins completely. All that remains is accepting his love. When I do, complete forgiveness occurs, judgment is averted and eternal life is assured.

Godís security blanket provides warmth presently and eternally, assuring us what he freely gives he wonít remove. Regardless of how often Satan hovers nearby trying to convince us weíre too rotten for Godís forgiveness, his lie is always covered by Godís truth. And spreading Godís cover over others multiplies forgivenessí impact. Are you covered? If so, cover someone else.

Prayer: Thank you merciful Father that Your love covers a multitude of sins. www.lovelinesfromgod.com


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Sunny Loomis  01 Jun 2012
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Joanne Sher  18 May 2012
Love this analogy, Martin. I'm also someone who can't sleep completely uncovered - so glad God's cover is full!




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