I Am Wholly Loved

by Mar 11, 2015Devotional0 comments

Proverbs 1:2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding.

      What an amazing existence eternity has for us. We will be able, without any self-consciousness, bow before the Lord with pure honesty from our hearts. We will be so willing to worship without hindrance that the feeling will be natural. There will be no self-imposed peer pressure whatsoever. We will utterly enjoy the love that others will express to the Lord our God. We will all be filled with pure joy that we could not find during our lives. The Lord will be filling us with His goodness at all times. 
      The very essence of God’s being will fulfill us all. Rev. 21:23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. The very fact that we will be in the presence of God will not allow any negative thought to enter our hearts. There will be no thoughts of putting our best foot forward because we will understand that we are fully known of Him who first loved us. 
      We will be so willing to give ourselves to the Lord of Glory that our hearts will cry Abba Father out of God’s love coming from our own existence. Deep down we all know this type of relationship exists for us in the hereafter, but how do we get a full serving of it here today? Sng 8:7 Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.
    
Some might think I am too quixotic, exceedingly idealistic. I say, “No,” to that statement. I think it is possible to get a real heavenly love anointing in our lives today. We can get an understanding of God’s love through His word. Prov.1:2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding.  
     We can with the help of the Holy Spirit perceive God’s love for us. However, this love will be found in His word as we make it part of our lives. Job 23:12b I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food. After all, it is God who lived and lives in absolute love before the foundations of creation. The love relationship between the Godhead, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit was already in existence from infinity past. 
      This same God who is the lover of our soul loves us and therefore the love is ours to glean from for the wholeness of our well being and lives now and forever. Sometimes we hear of people who want proof that God loves us. What more can God do? He already did the ultimate sacrifice for anyone who will accept the act of God’s love by faith. 1 John 4:10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
     The word of God is God’s love letter to us. From Genesis to Revelation is a record of God reaching out to mankind on every possible level. Rom. 5:8 But God commended his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. 

      From the beginning, God has had His hand extended toward us and historically we have shunned Him by demanding proof of His love. The proof of God’s love is that He has constantly had his hand extended to us so we would take it. If God is always trying to help us and help understand Him, then what more proof is there? If we had been utterly abandoned to our sin and left for dead per-se, that would be proof that He had no love for us. God did not do that, but rather made a way for us all to live in the most loving state of love throughout eternity.
      
How do we get to the place where we can walk in that love of heaven here on earth? God’s wisdom helps us perceive and understand His love letter to us all. When we do accept what Christ has done for us, He is not only our Lord but our friend. John 15:15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knows not what his lord does: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. 
      His friendship will be experienced when we accept what He did at the cross. John 15:13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. This is what will make us all whole in the love of God. Oh, that we will be able to get a wonderful glimpse of the eternal love that is for us today and awaits us eternally as well. God is so good. Blessings of loving wholeness on us all.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sir Norm’s Proverbial Comment

An Offensive Disease

Proverbs 21:2 Every man’s way is right in his own eyes, But the LORD weighs the hearts. We are not talking about the horrible effects that the black death plague, the Spanish flu, or our modern-day HIV had on people's lives. But more insidious, and deceitful is a...

Spiritually Empty

Proverbs 31:26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness.              Who are the ones living their spiritual lives on empty? I've noticed that those who break God's laws regularly tend to fall apart when times go bad. They just seem...

Wherever You Go

Proverbs 11:10 When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices, and when the wicked perish there are shouts of gladness.               Michel de Montaigne said, “If you don’t know where you are sailing, no wind is favourable.”       God has given us the...

The Agony Of The Cross

Proverbs 15:4 Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.              I saw a painting depicting the agony of the cross that Jesus was nailed to. This image so pierced my heart, that it caused an emotional pain of sorrow. Not only was the...

Life Moves On

Proverbs 15:24 The path of life leads upward for the prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead.       While crawling along the four-lane two-way street, I leaned back in my seat with one hand on the steering wheel as the traffic crept along. The...

What Happened To?

Proverbs 18:19 An offended friend is harder to win back than a fortified city. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars.            After a few years of lockdowns, and half-capacity attendance within the...

I’m Just An Algorithm

Proverbs 31:17 She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.            Like many of the millions of people who have logged on to the Chat-Openai site over the last few weeks, I have also asked many...

Hug Them Anyway

Proverbs 21:1 The king’s heart is like a stream of water directed by the LORD; He guides it wherever He pleases.                  I asked my wife why she had stopped teaching preschool because I knew...

Better Off Not Born

Proverbs 16:4 The LORD has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble.            While reading the book of Ecclesiastes, I realized the importance of the new birth in Christ or being born again as...

Burn The Ships

Proverbs 4:25 Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Many events concerning what is recorded in history are being rewritten as new documents are found, or some of the old chronicles are being properly interpreted. The argument about...

The Peter Moment

Proverbs 20:9 Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin”?            Have you ever experienced that Peter moment when Jesus turns and looks you in the eye? When you mess up and sin, and in the...

I’m The Wrong Fisherman

Proverbs 1:5 Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance.      I was talking with my friend Trent, and he was expressing his concern about being asked to do something ministerial that was not within his...