Each free-will choice has consequences, and as we mature in Christ we realize there is a depth of love that …
We actively live in His presence, we continuously choose to be more aware of Him than anything else, cultivating the Mystery of the Gospel, Christ within us. Our relationship with Him has become our priority because we have deeply learned, through our hardships, how through Him and by Him are all things. And by His healing, radical changes have taken place within our minds and we no longer search for what Abba wants us to do, nor search for explanations to guide us through what or how we think we should handle certain things, nor do we dramatically search for how to handle our next step. We have changed, and more importantly, our thinking has radically changed from what it once was. We know we have Jesus, and we also know only through Him can Abba’s will be mindfully deciphered and physically brought into existence. Our Shepherd frees us from the past, celebrates with us in the present, and provides the way for the very Breath of God, the Holy Spirit, to teach us on what we experience: before we experience it, as we experience it, or after we experience it. Or sometimes, even all three happens simultaneously because only our Lord knows exactly what we personally need to learn, when we need to learn it and how we need to learn it. And a lot of times, the knowledge gained by Him on our past freedoms will actively show us which choices need to be made in the future, in order to further safeguard ourselves from any future strongholds attempting to be placed upon us. It is His fullness that intimately guides our hands, guides our voices and unravels, heals, and strengthens our minds. We see what we need to see, hear what we need to hear and know what we need to know by His direction and in His time, which reveals our Abba’s will in the very moment we need it to. Our acceptance of His presence puts a stop to the driving need to search out answers, along with stopping our innate struggle against the Holy Spirit bred into us upon our birth into this world, and instead, spiritually leads us into Jesus’ reign where Divine power is uniquely released into our physical lives and where we realize Abba’s will, will always reside in Jesus.
Limitations of the flesh, the day in and day out decaying reality we deal with, and the ever-changing physical world around us strategically works to incessantly strip us so our spiritual eyes can clearly open as our physical eyes are closed. Only then can we truly and more intimately see the profound existence of our Creator’s depth defining, earth shattering love specifically directed to each of us; that profound richness of His Glory! As we actively live moment by moment in Jesus, the Holy Spirit is able to heal our thinking pattern, renew our priorities, and sanctify our moments. It is those precious, sometimes very painful, eye-opening moments when we privately learn that the only thing we can rely on and trust in is our limitless, never changing Creator. Trusting in God’s love closes our limited perceptions and opens us up to expecting limitless results because we personally realize how little we really know. That triggers our reliance to shift to rely more on spiritual happenings, our trust to shift to trusting more on what our Abba says, and our minds to shift to rely only on what Jesus says. Only our Shepherd can effectively guide us into His resurrected victory, all the while strengthening our relationship with Abba, and nourishing our faith as the Holy Spirit personally secures us. A richness, only our Creator can provide!