If we want to love like Jesus, we need to actually love like Him, and that means loving our family, our friends and neighbors. But that also means loving the refugees, no matter what our political, religion or war views are.
It was not easy for me to live through this fear, and although I have felt the fear of terrorism very few times living back home in the United States, it was never as frequent as it was while living in Europe. But I had to be brave, and I had to trust in my God Almighty. My hope was in Him, and my faith was in Him.
Fear of the Lord means living your life for Him, it means wanting to please Him above anybody else. Many times it will mean walking in the opposite direction of the world, but that is where our strong confidence in Him comes into play.
Adoption is not just about us, and it’s not just about that child. It’s also about the third member of the adoption triad. What a tremendous opportunity to share God’s love and grace. What a chance to serve someone in great need of support, love, and commitment.
Let God speak to you regarding this topic. His Word is full of good wisdom. And also, if you haven’t remained abstinent, this article isn’t to shame you or make you feel guilt. You are so fully loved by your Heavenly Father, and he isn’t mad at you. God redeems.