For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord , ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. I will be found by you,’ declares the Lord , ‘and I will restore your fortunes and will gather you from all the nations and from all the places where I have driven you,’ declares the Lord , ‘and I will bring you back to the place from where I sent you into exile.’ JEREMIAH 29:11-14 NASB God had to let go of His son. Jesus moved from Heaven to earth. The outcome was worth the expense ( opportunity cost of staying with His father). 1) Relationship: Christ's relationship with His Father was the foundation of His identify. Relationship requires trust, surrender and submission, and commitment (obedience). 2) Identity: Christ's identity established His value. One must know his/her ident
I have gained much wisdom at the grace of Father. I still need Him! When swept into the torrent of life, when all I really wanted was a taste of it's water I need Him! When I turned Left but meant to go right I need Him! When trying to walk away and the Devil pics a fight I need Him! When I look in the mirror and then turn in the light I need Him! When my heart is heavy because I'm lost in the Forrest of doubt I need Him! When living in this world and there is nowhere to escape and I'm ready to step out I need Him! At the moment I realize I can no longer live for myself and there a purpose to my being when I've been blinded by the darkness and His eyes give me sight which is beyond my comprehension, or my own ability of seeing I found Him! I love Him! I know Him! I grow in Him! I NEED HIM!