God’s Love: Think HIGHER


God created you to be extraordinary, to fulfill plans you can only imagine in your wildest dreams. His love for you reaches to the heavens, and his plans for you reach that high, too.

We are going to need a confident heart, like David had in the psalm below to keep reaching for these dreams:

Psalm 57

7My heart is confident in you, O God;
my heart is confident.
No wonder I can sing your praises!
8Wake up, my heart!
Wake up, O lyre and harp!
I will wake the dawn with my song.
9I will thank you, Lord, among all the people.
I will sing your praises among the nations.
10For your unfailing love is as high as the heavens.
Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.
11Be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens.
May your glory shine over all the earth.

How high does the love of God reach? Today I want to encourage all of us, his word says it reaches to the clouds.

As I prayed through this verse today, God reminded me of how BIG he is.

He reminded me to dream far up, BIG DREAMS.

He reminded me to REACH for the stars.

I want His GLORY to SHINE over all the earth.
When David pinned these words, he was hiding in the cave from King Saul. God soon sent 400 men to come and fight with him. David could have stayed hidden away, praying small prayers for God to simply keep him hidden and help him live a quiet, safe life in the wilderness.

But God had other plans.

And David knew he had a BIG GOD.

I want to look up into the sky and be reminded that His love and faithfulness are as HIGH as the heavens and REACH to the clouds.

I want to believe he has BIG PLANS for me, because he does.

And he has BIG PLANS for you, too.

Sometimes those plans seem small to us, but they have a large, immeasurable impact in God’s eyes.

After adopting our daughter from Africa, I came to remember that the day to day mothering and homemaking in my home was just as important to God as the orphan rescuing.

What dreams are God stirring in your heart? Is your motive to shine His GLORY over all the earth, and to spread his love? Then pray about it, and go for it!

Keep looking up to the heavens, remembering his high love for you reaches places you cannot imagine!

This week I’m giving away a copy of “The Love Letters” Bible Study, based on the Ephesians 3 verse above. I’ll be posting about it this week, filling our hearts with reminders of how incredibly God loves us, so that starting next week on Monday, we can begin walking through loving God with more of ALL of ourselves. (Mark 12:30).

The new study based on Mark 12:30 (Loving God with ALL of you) will be available tomorrow!

So, how do I enter the giveaway?

If you haven’t yet, follow this blog.

Facebook:  Like Refocused Bible Study Page, like and comment on the giveaway post. Extra entry for sharing! (There is a post on RefocusedBibleStudyPage)

Instagram: Follow @RefocusedBibleStudy, like the giveaway post, tag a friend in the comments!

Extra entries for each of the above! Giveaway winner announced on Friday,

Check out the Study Here:


Journey through scripture to gain a greater understanding of God’s amazing love for you. This four week prayer journaling study will help you grow in your knowledge of how wide, long, high, and deep God’s love runs for you. Visit RefocusedBibleStudy.com (you are here now:) and go under “The Love Letters” tab you will find a blog post to guide you through each day of the study

t’s the perfect Valentine’s present for preteen girls up to grandmothers! ❤

The study on Mark 12:30 will be a downloadable study for purchase but there will also be a free reading/scripture writing option. We want you here to engage in God’s Word in a personal way and know Jesus more intimately!

Enter that giveaway, grab a copy of the Love Letters Study for you and a friend for Valentine’s Day, and enjoy walking the dimensions of God’s Love for you this week here at Refocused.

Praying for you,


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