Luring us In

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I cheated. I admit. My smart-phone was a big help in luring them in. A quick internet search and after a few clicks, my phone was singing and calling the field sparrows I was hearing. After only a few minutes they were dancing on the path, wondering how this strange creature was speaking their language.

It reminded me of my God.

He, in His ultimate wisdom, knew how to call us toward Himself. He spoke the language of our hearts and satisfied our deepest longing for a relationship with Him. He made Himself like us, so we could understand His love for us.

“Thank You, Father,
for luring us with Your love and kindness!
You left Your place in Heaven and made a way for us to be with You,
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 So the Word became human and made his home among us.
He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness.
And we have seen his glory,
the glory of the Father’s one and only Son.
John 1:14 (New Living Translation)
(Pictures and Devotional by Heidi Viars, May 2015)

9 responses to “Luring us In”

  1. God lures us with His love and kindness. We stay because of His mercy and grace!


  2. I love that He ‘speaks’ to us in ways that we hear and understand!


    1. Me too, Rene. Though I struggle sometimes with the discernment in this area. I don’t want to walk the path of Pantheism, and want to be so alert to the Truth, not read into it and be careful that I truly “hear” Him. Let’s pray we know His Word, our ultimate Guide! Blessings, dear sister!


  3. Dear Heidi, What a lovely thought that God lures us toward Himself because He loves us so much. It’s such a staggering thought isn’t it? Well I’ll gladly come running any day as I assume you would. Thank you for such a beautiful picture. Sincerely Jacquie.


    1. Thank you, Jaqueline, for stopping by. Yes, it’s a staggering thought indeed! We serve such a marvelous God.


  4. Love it. God has an app with our name on it! 🙂 Blessings.


    1. Thanks, Mel, for stopping in! He has our name close to His heart … and for that I am so grateful.

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  5. Beautiful Heidi . . .what a wonderful Savior we have! ~ Blessings ~


    1. Beautiful God … “Indeed, Jesus, You are our wonderful Savior!” Blessing to you, dearest Deborah~


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