11 Dec God Loves That Guy
Its hard to love the unlovable and its easy to write them off as monsters. But are we called only to love those that love us. I think we are called to a greater love than that. A love that encompasses everyone no matter how hard it may be.
The serial killers, suicide bombers, and tyrannical dictators bombard the screen, and I know my immediate reaction was disgust and contempt. Then the lyrics and the singer, Andy Gullahorn, challenges us to imagine a God who in spite of it all, still loves these individuals.
With a couple well placed lyrical blows he had softened my heart. “To the good they forgot that they had ” was the finisher. I knew I had fallen short on that kind of love, and just as the singer proclaims, so do I, ” Teach me to love, Teach me to love like that “.
I love how music has the ability to pierce our armour and defences and get to the heart of what matters. Do I love that guy, not yet, but with I’m working on it.