“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.” 1 John 4:18
This morning it occurs to me that in all this mess, in the face of the unspeakable evil we see exploding in this world, God is still perfect!
His Love is still perfect; His Ways are still perfect; He is still Good, still Merciful, still Almighty!
He has given men a choice in everything, and He doesn’t ever take that choice away. (Even Satan had a choice — we see his wrong choice at work every day.)
And in all things, His People have a choice! Do we choose to use His Power and Authority to take dominion over the darkness or do we lay down and let darkness run us over?
Some things are simply out of our control, but we choose to give it over to His control. And unity in His Body releases much more power than we can release individually.
He waits for our words to give Him something to work with. He works His perfection within our imperfection!
We ask and declare for His Perfection to come in and work! And He does!
Sometimes we get discouraged, because we can’t see Him working with our natural eyes. But still, we choose to trust in the One Who is bound by His Word, and follows His Own Ways — even if we don’t always understand His Ways!
He is exactly Who He says He IS!
We have Faith in Him, not in our understanding! If we have faith in the Infinite, All Powerful, Brilliant God of the bible, then our Faith must not be limited by our understanding, but we must have Faith beyond understanding!
Father, Jesus, Holy Spirit, what a Wonder You Are!
We thank You and stand firm in Your Perfect Love!
Out of Your Love come Your Perfect Ways!
The earth still follows Your Word and still turns and gives us night and day the way You have spoken it, to sustain life.
We breath, grow food, have beating hearts — all life is sustained by the Perfection of Your Spoken Word! Thank You for loving us!
So we ask that You come in to the affairs of men all over this world! Move Your Mighty Hand in Your Power and act on behalf of the children, Your people, the innocent, those yet to come into Your Kingdom, and all the earth, and save us from the evil plans of the enemy.
Let the enemies’ plans fall to ground in utter defeat and failure. Work Your Perfection into the evil imperfections of mankind! Work Your Perfection into Your Body!
For You are raising up a Bride, one who will move in Your Power and Might to align the earth with Your Perfect Purposes.
We take authority over darkness, the plans of the darkness, and declare, in Jesus’ Name, darkness will not, can not prevail!
The King of Glory is acting on behalf of the cries of His People to take down the enemy! In Jesus’ Mighty Name!
The LORD’s Response
“For the victory is yours,” says The LORD, “because I have made it so. The price has been paid for your victory by My Blood,” says the King!
“Fear not! I have heard the cries of My people, My children, and My Blood and Perfect Sacrifice is acting on their behalf!
Don’t rely on your own perceptions, but ask for Mine! For My Ways are Perfect, and My Love for you is Perfect! I will never let you go! Stand firm!” says your Redeemer!
Thank You for Your faithfulness, LORD!
We stand in You and stand in the perfection of Your Word and completely trust in Your Perfect Love and Goodness!
We receive all You offer to us! In Jesus’ Mighty Name, Amen!
“As for God, His way is perfect; The word of The LORD is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him.” Psalm 18:30
May the God of all Glory be near to you and yours today!
~ Marietta Wilkinson