Terry Casales - March 12, 2020
Do you know how precious you are beloved? Your Heavenly Father has been obsessed with you since before the second He created you! He has known you from before you were born and He has been completely in love with you the entire time! He will not love you any more tomorrow than He does right now and He does not love you any more today than yesterday! Because God is love, and because He never changes, his love for you never changes! His love for you never fails!
For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. - Psalm 139:13 - NKJV
Keep me as the apple of Your eye; Hide me under the shadow of Your wings, - Psalm 17:8 - NKJV
You are so important to Him that He created a book specifically dedicated to you. The book your Abba has written about your life is filled with beauty, adventure, love and wonder! You are the dream of God made manifest — born out of His heart!
Every second of every day, your Father thinks about you. Every breath you breathe is a song to Him. He hangs on your every word. And when you sing to Him, He is completely undone! He loves it when you acknowledge Him in everything that you do! He loves to be involved in every area of your life! Your Heavenly Father sings over you, He loves you so much!
The Lord your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.” - Zephaniah 3:17 - NKJV
But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. - Luke 12:7 - NKJV
Delight yourself also in the Lord, And He shall give you the desires of your heart. - Psalm 37:4 - NKJV
The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way. - Psalm 37:23 - NKJV
There is never a moment that your Father forgets about you! He is always working in your life, even when you are not aware of it. Your Father cherishes every moment in your life. He does not see your life as a waste! He is always looking out for you! And He is always sharing His heart for you through every trial and every good thing that you see and experience in your life!
“He found him in a desert land And in the wasteland, a howling wilderness; He encircled him, He instructed him, He kept him as the apple of His eye. - Deuteronomy 32:10 - NKJV
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe. - Proverbs 18:10 - NKJV
God is our refuge and strength,
A[a] very present help in trouble. - Psalm 46:1 - NKJV
For I, the Lord your God, will hold your right hand, Saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’ - Isaiah 41:13 - NKJV
Your Abba is constantly throwing love nuggets your way! Your Abba is always speaking life into you! Your Abba cannot help being good to you because He is so in love with you! He is always inviting you to come to Him and to fellowship with Him - He is available to receive you 24/7! There is nothing that you cannot talk about with Him that will make Him love you any less or any more than He does right now! There are so many wonderful things that He wants you to experience with Him and so many more good things that He wants to reveal to you and to give you! He is such a good and generous Father!
If you only knew the scope of all that He has made available to you to experience here on the earth right now with Him, it would leave you in constant awe and wonder!
But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. - Hebrews 11:6 - NKJV
You have not even scratched the surface of what you can experience with Him, and you do not have to wait until you get to Heaven to partake of Him! There is so much of this life that He wants you to enjoy and share with Him right now beloved!
But as it is written: “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him.” - 1 Corinthians 2:9 - NKJV
as His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue, - 2 Peter 1:3 - NKJV
Your Father sees you and He knows where you are at all times, and He loves you so much that He sent His Son Jesus down to earth so that He could reconcile you back to Him! Your Heavenly Father didn’t stop there because He made a way so that He and you could be one! Your Abba doesn’t get any closer than this!
Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” - Hebrews 13:5 - NKJV
Your Abba will always take good care of you because He loves you and because You are His child!
When my father and my mother forsake me, Then the Lord will take care of me. - Psalm 27:10 - NKJV
that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me. - John 17:21 - NKJV
The Creator of the universe has made a way for you to be as righteous as He is and one with Him! So where you go, He goes! Where He goes, you go! The blood of Jesus is the seal that binds your heart to His! God has branded you with the fire of His love and NOTHING can ever remove this brand from you! You belong to Him and He belongs to you! You are a friend of God!!
For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. - Romans 8:38-39 - NKJV
A man who has friends must himself be friendly, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. - Proverbs 18:24 - NKJV
13 Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. 14 You are My friends if you do whatever I command you. 15 No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you. - John 15:13-15 - NKJV
In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, - Ephesians 1:13 - NKJV
20 For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us. 21 Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and has anointed us is God, 22 who also has sealed us and given us the Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee. -
2 Corinthians 1:20-22 - NKJV
Everything you feel, He feels! Everything you think, He knows! As you spend time with Him, and in His Word, if you allow Him, you will begin to think like He thinks! You have access to the mind of God! Because you are One, when you are in pain, He is in pain! Because you are in Him, everything that you are is in Him! When you breathe, you are breathing His breath! God sees everything you see through your eyes and you are able to see through His eyes of love!
But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that He, by the grace of God, might taste death for everyone. - Hebrews 2:9 - NKJV
Jesus wept. - John 11:35 - NKJV
Do you know that, because you are a new creation in Christ, you have become like Him? You can share in His divine nature - as Jesus is so, are you. Therefore, as Jesus is sinless, you are sinless! As Jesus is love, you are love! As Jesus is peace, you are peace! As Jesus is joy, you are joy! As Jesus is strength, you are strength! As Jesus is mercy, you are mercy!
Blessed are the merciful, For they shall obtain mercy. - Matthew 5:7 - NKJV
But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.” - Matthew 9:13 - NKJV
But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd. - Matthew 9:36 - NKJV
And when Jesus went out He saw a great multitude; and He was moved with compassion for them, and healed their sick. - Matthew 14:14 - NKJV
Then Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “One thing you lack: Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, take up the cross, and follow Me.” - Mark 10:21 - NKJV
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. - John 3:16 - NKJV
Because you are in Christ, you have access to see the Kingdom of God and you can do this here on earth right now! If you ask Him, He will give you spiritual eyes to see His Kingdom! Remember that He is the Alpha and Omega! He sees the end from the beginning!
He will give you eyes to see the big picture as the eagle that you are!
Then He turned to His disciples and said privately, “Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see; - Luke 10:23 - NKJV
Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: 3 Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases, 4 Who redeems your life from destruction,
Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, 5 Who satisfies your mouth with good things,
So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. - Psalm 103:1-5 - NKJV
So go forth and enjoy the greatest adventure of discovery in your life! Be intentional in cultivating your relationship with your Heavenly Father who loves you with an everlasting love!!
9 “As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love. 10 If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love. - John 15:9-10 - NKJV
He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” - Psalm 91:1-2 - NKJV
“Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will [e]set him on high, because he has known My name. 15 He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honor him. 16 With [f]long life I will satisfy him, And show him My salvation.” - Psalm 91:14-16 - NKJV