GOD'S WORD: Eph. 6:10 "be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might."
I have no strength of my own – spirit, soul and body.
SHEEP: The power Paul speaks about is in.
GOD'S WORD: Ephesians 1:17-19 "[For I always pray to] the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, that He may grant you a spirit of wisdom and revelation [of insight into mysteries and secrets] in the [deep and intimate] knowledge of Him, 18 By having the eyes of your heart flooded with light, so that you can know and understand the hope to which He has called you, and how rich is His glorious inheritance in the saints (His set-apart ones), 19 And [so that you can know and understand] what is the immeasurable and unlimited and surpassing greatness of His power in and for us who believe, as demonstrated in the working of His mighty strength.
SHEEP: He prayed God would give the power to the people so they would know – the exceeding greatness of this power that raised Jesus from the dead.
Father, grant me the wisdom that I may know the power. Eph. 3:17-20
SHEPHERD: Take no guilt or condemnation. It does not come from me. Learn from your mistakes and go on. Those new days are here. Step by step I will lead you. You will see and experience all I have told you in times past.
Remember in simplicity and trust I have called you - a confounding to many who will receive from it. You'll understand these words as they come about and it will humble you for then you will know truly my hand has been upon you and will continually be so.
Neal will be affected also.
Your inner most desires are coming about, My beloved, you'll see. My hand is not shortened concerning you. Your heart's desires are coming forth and the glory will be Mine.
SHEEP: What can I say, Lord. Thank you. It's all about you. To you belongs all glory!!
SHEPHERD: Know it is never too late as long as my children have breath it is never too late for my Spirit to accomplish my purposes in and through my chosen ones.
SHEEP: In Your mercy you made us alive in fellowship with Christ.
He has given us joint seating with Him in the heavenly realm to demonstrate his GRACE.
We are His handwork of what He prearranged for us.
Through his blood He brought us to HIM.
His people are set apart for Him
Everything is in Him, apart – we can do nothing!
Because of faith we have access to God without fear.
Ephesians 3:15 We can pray to be strengthen with power – that Christ makes His home in our hearts.
- To know the love of God through experience – the breath, length, height of it.
- The fellowship with the fullness of His presence.
- Wholly flooded with God, Himself