I trust You Father.
As we head out to our days... let us remember who we come from, who we honor with our actions and works. LORD, we thank You that we are wonderfully made (Psalm 139) and are loved so deeply (John 3:16-17) by You, THE CREATOR OF ALL THINGS (John 1:3; Colossians 1:16)....
"For we are God’s masterpiece, created in the Messiah Jesus to perform good actions that God prepared long ago to be our way of life." ~Ephesians 2:10 (International Standard Version)
I'm totally trusting that this is his orchestration, 32 years! Many tears, And everyone of them He counted. That's all I can look forward to.
"Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day." ~2 Corinthians 4:16 (New American Standard Bible)
Regardless of what happens in this life - as children of God - we live through it because of what He did... because "it is finished", we live toward an eternity with a mighty and perfect God. The circumstances of this life that seem devastating... will not devastate us, but will form us. I had to hear this again today. God will sustain me. (Psalm 55:22; Isaiah 46:4; Psalm 37:24)
I am grateful for reminders and God's mercies throughout my day today: I can do all things... I am grateful that I chose... and that He is my everything.
It's all on Him, once you choose. He will help you be obedient, once you are His. Have you asked Him into your life?
We must give our lives to Christ and accept His gift of salvation... His work on the cross DID IT ALL. Romans 10:9 says, " If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved."
Such a giving Father in heaven who prepared the way... and all we have to do to be saved is ask God to come into our life. To be the master over us. And, in that instant, we are saved.
It's by the strength of the Holy Spirit AND BECAUSE HE LIVES IN US, that we can be obedient.
God loves you so much and desires you to be His.
© 2014 Giving Thanks Daily, Shawn Boreta