My beloved child…God is Love; My reason for creating you is Love. From Eternity past, I have known you by name, and have loved you with an everlasting Love. I made you for Myself, in My Own image and likeness, a mirror of the Almighty. My Divine Purpose for bringing you into existence, and the chief end of Humankind, is this…
to freely accept My Divine purpose in creating you by entering into a Sacred Covenant relationship with Me that mirrors the Relationship We in the Triune Godhead have with One Another in our Blessed Holy Trinity;
to abide with Me in My unclouded Presence in the Holy of Holies, with an unruffled child-like rest and an unclouded child-like carefree joy, throughout all the days of your life on Earth, and thereafter with Me in Heaven for all eternity.
My deepest longing, from eternity past, was to adopt you into My Own Family as a child of the Most High God. God the Father is your Father; you are to be My child…the apple of My eye. God the Son…Christ Jesus…is your Husband; you are to be the spiritual bride of Christ. God the Holy Spirit is your Master; you are to be His bond-servant.
The Blood of My Divine Son Jesus was poured out on your behalf ** **, greatly beloved, making available to you forgiveness of your sins and restoration of your relationship with God that had been severed by sin, and thereby opening up for you the way into a Sacred Covenant relationship with Me. Entrance into a Sacred Covenant relationship with Me is freely given to whomsoever will embrace the truth of Christ Jesus, Divine Son of God…confidently putting your trust in His atoning sacrifice on the cross and making a solemn vow before Me in giving yourself to be the spiritual bride of Christ in a sacred and divine spiritual marriage [https://preservechristianfamily.org/2019/01/21/bride-of-christ/]. At that moment of your betrothal, the Blood of My Divine Son Jesus cleanses you of all your sins, and confers upon you the judicial status of eternal righteousness before Me. The Power of the Most High overshadows you, causing you to be born anew into the spiritual realm by means of God the Father through the Holy Spirit. I Myself am your Father.
By virtue of being a newborn child in My Family…the Family of God…access into the Heavenly Sanctuary becomes your birth-right, both now during your lifetime on Earth and thereafter for all eternity. My Holy Spirit enables you to enter into the Holy of Holies and My unclouded Presence, and to abide there with Me continually and unceasingly in spiritual reality all the days of your life, until death of your body brings you to be physically together with Christ My Son in Heaven for all eternity.
Beloved…the Word of God presents clearly God’s purpose in creating Humankind: I made you for Myself, in My Own image and in My Own likeness, to be joined together with Me in a Sacred Covenant relationship…a living union of oneness…the very crown jewels of My creation, and that, as a mirror of the Almighty, you would reflect My Glory to the Created Universe. I purchased you, by Myself and for Myself, with the precious and priceless Blood of My Divine Son Jesus, that you would declare My praises…the praises of the One Who called you out of darkness into My marvelous light. I made you to be a kingdom of priests, a holy nation, consecrated and set apart to the worship of God…consecrated and set apart to worship Me!
Your part, ** **, in this Sacred Covenant relationship with God…the chief end of Man…is to worship God and to enjoy Me forever. Although this is your very place in our relationship, and you are consecrated and set apart to worship God, you are hopelessly powerless, hopelessly impotent, hopelessly helpless in the power of your sin-enslaved human nature to live your life in a manner that is good and pleasing and acceptable to Me. In the power of your flesh…the totality of your human capabilities and capacities, by your own efforts and in your own strength, according to your own wisdom, knowledge and understanding…you cannot worship God as I really am, nor offer Me the true worship that I want.
Even so…in My infinite willingness to fulfill all I have covenanted in our Sacred Covenant relationship, I have given the gift of My Holy Spirit to dwell in you…never to leave you, never to forsake you. My Holy Spirit was given to be the Divine Power Personally living out the life of Christ Jesus My Son within you…a life that is indeed good and pleasing and acceptable to God. Your sin-enslaved human nature was crucified with Christ My Son… nailed to His cross; you are never again to allow your flesh to come down off that cross and usurp the rule and authority in your life that rightfully belongs to My Holy Spirit. My indwelling Holy Spirit must have free reign to BE ALL in you…ALL you were created to be, ALL you were saved to be…a soul living faithfully in Sacred Covenant relationship with your God, for which purpose I created you; a soul living as a mirror of the Almighty, reflecting the Glory of the One in Whose image and likeness you were created; a soul that is dead to sin and dead to self, and alive to God. My Holy Spirit must also have free reign to DO ALL in you…ALL that I Myself have planned in advance for you to do during your lifetime. Your highest priority in life is to wait upon God…as My Divine Son Jesus Himself did, clearly stating, “I am able to do nothing independently, of My Own accord, but only as I am taught by God and as I get His orders.” You are to wait upon My Holy Spirit to place you where you are to be, lead you where you are to go, show you what you are to do to participate with Him in His work, give you the thoughts you are to think and present, the words you are to speak or to write. It is only in the Power of My Holy Spirit that you can live your everyday life in a manner that worships God as I really am. He alone is the agent of all true worship. Therefore, the attitude in your natural human spirit must be one of absolute surrender, giving the Spirit of God free reign in your life, to rule over your everyday manner of living…Sovereign Lord over your life, seated upon the throne within your heart, to reign in Sovereign Majesty and to rule with Sovereign authority. It is only in the Power of My Holy Spirit that your everyday manner of life can be good, and pleasing, and acceptable to God.
Brothers and sisters in Christ…that is God’s overriding message throughout Scripture. Power of the Holy Spirit is a 62 Day Daily Devotional, the fourth in a series of Daily Devotionals that will ultimately encompass a full year. It is not my work; it is the work of the Holy Spirit. As such, all the glory belongs to Him. He is the Master Who simply used me as His paint brush to create a beautiful landscape, with vibrant colors and intricate detail. It is meant to reflect the deep and intimate Personal relationship that God desires with each of His created souls. It is God our Father speaking Personally and intimately to you as His beloved child, and your response personally and intimately to Him.
May the Eternal Lord bless you and keep you in His watchful care; may the Lord make His face shine upon you and pour out His loving-kindness and mercy upon you; may the Lord look upon you with favor and give you peace and a tranquil heart.
Lord Have Mercy: