“God loves you so much, God loves you just the way you are. But because God loves you so much, God won’t leave you the way you are.” While I can’t tell you when I first heard these words, they express the heart of God’s love I experience in Jesus. In Jesus, I experience how God loves me just the way I am right this moment – no ifs, ands or buts. Yet in Jesus, I also experience how God wants so much more for me than the way I am right this moment. But here’s what is truly amazing about both of these realities – God does them both at the same time!