Reckless Love

Loved so recklessly by the One
Who risked all Heaven for my soul,
relinquishing His throne,
with glory His due,
to walk Earth’s paths of darkness
searching for me.

Were I the only lost sheep
He would have come,
cutting through the foliage of sin,
climbing the rocks of depravity,
to offer Himself for my rescue.

How could He justify such
lavish sacrifice
for one clothed in rags of
self-righteousness, pride, and greed?

How could He look beyond
the detritus of my sin
to see me, the sinner?

Reckless, amazing, unspeakable, redeeming love –
His gift.

I John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God:

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