Based on 5 “simple truths” about God and our relationship with Him.
I AM LOVED AND CARED FOR
“Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). Many people in my life have done many kind acts for me or on my behalf. Only One person has done such an extremely loving act as described in John’s gospel. God chose to show the depths of His love for me and every other person throughout time, even when we’ve all hurt Him tremendously since creation. He sent His Son to be the sacrifice for me. Instead of seeking my death for my own sin, God chose to accept the death of His Son in my place.
Not only has God shown His love in the death of Jesus, but He has also continued to show His unconditional love for me day after day. He fulfills His promises to sustain me, to meet my needs, and to take care of me. He chooses to call me His child and He allows me to call Him my Father, my Papa God, my Daddy. Because the Lord of all actively and genuinely loves me, I can never be unloved.
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Each truth is depicted in three card designs using black and white photos of barns and other rural settings from Southern Illinois. The cover scriptures connect with the truth that is noted on the back of each card.
The 5 Simple Truths were birthed during a season of prayer and self-reflection. Life was quite a struggle during that time, including some unhealthy thoughts about myself, others, and life. As part of His process of helping me break free from those, the Lord helped me to sort out the lies I was believing about myself, others, and life. Then, He drew me into His Word, showing me His Truth that counteracts each of those lies. Those simple truths were a part of my emotional healing in that season and have become a line of greeting cards as well as a sermon.