"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful."
Luke 6:35-36 NASB
Father! Help me to surrender and submit to your call on a daily basis. May your words be reflected in my attitude. May my heart reflect my obedience to your will when the "heat" is turned up.
Help me to remember my responsibility to my enemies when my rage is stirred up within me like the sediment at the bottom of a clear river.
Do not allow my flesh to contaminate the purity of living water you have poured into me. May your life infiltrate every cell that my body contains so when my enemies attack me like a thief in ambush, your living water will pour out of me drowning my enemy with the LOVE you have bestowed upon me.
I want to be a mirror reflecting you to all who see me.
in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all
your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight".
Proverbs 3:5-6 As we mature in our walk with God, we gain
knowledge because we are spending time with Him in His word.As we grow, we
begin to understand our identity. As His children, we desire to see God's
truths available to others so we begin to reach out and go "fishing"
fulfilling His commission for us. We love as He does, living according to the
two great commandments. This practicing the faith opens our minds, renewing the
way we think. This gets us into alignment with Father's sovereign will, His
perfect will. Guess what? Transformation is taking place. As
we grow closer, our "free will" should diminish to the point if being
nonexistent due to our will being occupied by Father's sovereignty, or complete
control of us, mind, body, and Spirit. We begin to understand that each of us do not