Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you. 1 Samuel 12:24
Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations. Psalm 100:4-5
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,“therefore I will hope in him.” Lamentations 3:22-24
God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. 1 Corinthians 1:9
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Yes Jan as you shared, we are to fear the Lord but not with a fleshy fear but with Awe and Reverence as translated from the Hebrew but those who reject Him and continue to sin, will have fleshy fear, we choose what our focus will be, God asks us to aim to be Perfected with His Love.
1 John 4:17-19 Herein is our Love made Perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as He is, so are we in this world. There is no fear in Love; but Perfect Love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made Perfect in Love. We Love Him, because He first Loved us.
Matthew 5:48 Be ye therefore Perfect, even as your Father which is in Heaven is Perfect.
Hebrews 6:1 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto Perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
2Timithy 3:17 That the man of God may be Perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
“Christ”ian Love – Anne.
Thanks for sharing Anne! Language can be tricky. It’s good to get clarfication. While God calls us to call Him daddy He remains, like Aslan, the lion in the CS LEWIS series, not a tame lion. He is not to be afraid of for His children, but though His character is always good and unchanging He is not predictable. His way are not our ways and His wisdom, power and methods are beyond finding out.
I meant to say I liked your pictures Jan, they are beautiful and it’s True, we may never know how God created us or even a flower but we can know His good will for us and His heart of Love as confirmed in the Scripture below because Pentecost has now come so we are no longer in darkness, if Jesus is within us we have His mind by the empowering of The Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 2:9-16 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that Love him. But God hath revealed them unto us by His Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth but which the Holy Ghost teacheth, comparing spiritual things with Spiritual. But the Natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are Spiritually discerned. But he that is Spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man. For who hath known the Mind of the Lord, that he may instruct Him? but we have the Mind of Christ.
Great passage! It’s so precious to know Jesus did not leave us without Him when He returned to the Father. He gave us much better. His indwelling Holy Spirit who leads us and guides, instructs and prays for us with groaning too deep to be uttered.
Thank you for enjoying my pictures! Everwhere the fingerprint of God!
Yes His fingerprints of Love are everywhere Jan and how wonderful that we can have assurance that Jesus is within us and Teaches us through The empowering of The Holy Spirit all things needed. The Godhead or Trinity as we call them today are very much a reality, They are One in Spirit even though their roles are different.
Galatians 2: 20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who Loved me, and gave Himself for me.(KJV)
Ephesians 3:16-18 That He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might by His Spirit in the inner man; That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in Love, May be able to comprehend with all Saints what is the breadth and length, and depth and height;(KJV)
John 16:13 -15. Howbeit when He, the Spirit of Truth, is come, He will guide you into all Truth: for He shall not speak of Himself but whatsoever He shall hear, that shall He speak: and He will shew you things to come. He shall glorify me: for He shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you. All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that He shall take of mine, and shall shew it unto you.
1John 2:26-28 These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you. But the anointing which ye have received of Him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you but as the same anointing Teacheth you of all things, and is Truth, and is no lie, and even as hath ye have been Taught, ye shall abide in Him
Matthew 10:26-28 Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known. What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops (KJV)
Psalm 32:8I will instruct you and teach you in the way you shall go. I will guide you with Mine eye.
Christian Love in Christ Jesus – Anne.
“Jesus is within us and Teaches us through The empowering of The Holy Spirit all things needed. ”
Reminds me of Jesus’ parting words to His disciples. You shall be empowered by the Holy Spirit. ..So great to know!
Truly God is faithful.
“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness” (Lamentations 3:22-23).l.
I’m m sorry I missed your comment! Just taking that verse in lightof all Isreal and Jeremiah were struggling with it really hit me how we can be consumed on the hideous turn of events. We can be battered down and totally vanquished but for God. How precious and sweet that we can come out of the heat and dwell in the shelter of the Most High (Spalm 91)