I saw The Bride of Christ in a dark cave. It was a cave of loneliness and rejection. A cave formed by the enemy’s hands through the many years of abuse, neglect, and rejection by others.
She had scars she was so ashamed of. At one point she had timidly stepped out into the Glorious Sunshine, which had felt so warm and so good and so freeing.
But evil was waiting. He hid himself at the mouth of the cave, a coward and a bully who imitated the roar of a lion to frighten her back into the dark recesses.
He wants her to forget Whose she is. He wants her to forget who she is in Christ. This is happening today to someone.
Know this, Child of God. You are NOT alone. The devil is a liar and the father of lies.
And I heard, “I have given you a NEW NAME and a NEW IDENTITY.
Here is who you are, My Child. You are the Beloved of The LORD, you are the Bride of Christ, My Own Offspring.
Old things are passed away, behold ALL things have become NEW. No longer are you rejected, but by My GRACE you are ACCEPTED in the Beloved.
You are not who you were in the past. You are not who you “think” you are, but you are who I have made you.
Though many people throughout your life have tried to place negative names upon you, I have removed them, My Child.
Many have said things that brought pain and sadness and hopelessness and rejection. I have blotted them out and nailed these names to the Cross.
It is as though they never existed. Do you believe this, Dear One?
No longer call yourself by your old names. No longer accept the thoughts, words and negative spirits that come against you.
Cast down every vain imagination that exalts itself against your God. These feelings of unworthiness shall die in the Light of My Glory.
You are a NEW CREATION. You are now HIDDEN in Christ. You are hidden in MY NAME. You are hidden in YAHWEH.
My Name is a Strong Tower to which you run to and are safe. Take My Hand. I AM drawing you to Me. Come out of that dark place of rejection and loneliness and unworthiness.
I AM wrapping you in a Blanket of Love. It is a Mantle of Acceptance. You are not rejected, Dear One.
Never no NEVER would I reject even one who comes to Me. I run to My lost ones. I run to My lonely ones. I run to the My rejected ones.I run to the sad and weary.
I AM the Lover of your soul. Come out into the Warm Sonshine of My Love. You are in Me and I in you.
Here, I give to you the Hidden Manna. I give to you a new identity and a new nature. I have given you a NEW name. I have sealed you in MY Name by the Holy Spirit.
He who is joined to the LORD is One Spirit with Him. Yes, My Child. As a Bride takes on her Husband’s Name, so you also have you taken on the Name of your God.
A wife has access to her husband’s name and all that goes with it; His house, His riches and His glory, so I have given access to you, My Child.
I have blessed you with EVERY spiritual blessing in the Heavenly Places. It is your Father’s GOOD PLEASURE to give you the Kingdom.
Listen to what the Spirit is saying to you, Little One. The Spirit is proclaiming who you are My Child.
You are no longer called Deserted and you shall no longer feel desolate. I call you My Bride for My Delight is in you.
You are not rejected but you are accepted. You are not unworthy but you are OH SO WORTHY, for I see My Son in you. I have made you worthy by My Own Righteousness.
As a Groom rejoices over His Bride, so I rejoice over you! You are no longer ‘rejected’ but you are accepted; Forever I call you ‘My BELOVED’.
I fill you with Jesus, the Lover of your soul. I fill you with My Presence. I fill you with My Spirit. All spirits of heaviness must leave in the Presence of My Glory.
My Face is shining upon you. Whom shall you fear? Who will bring any charge against My Elect? For it is I who justifies.
Who is there to condemn you? For Christ Jesus, who died, and more than that was raised to life, is at the right hand of your God interceding for you.
I cast out these harassing spirits with the Finger of God. I cast out this spirit of heaviness which has kept you feeling “less than.”
I AM touching you now and healing the trauma, Dear One. All spirits of rejection shall flee. I have not left you as orphans, oh no, My Child.
The Prince of Peace has come to reign in your heart. I have drawn you to Me in love and in peace and in joy.
The King has brought you into His Chambers, I have brought you to My Banqueting House and My Banner over you is Love.
Listen to Me, Beloved. You have been borne by Me from before your birth, carried from the womb; even to your old age I AM He, and to gray hairs I will carry you.
I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and I will save.
My Shalom Peace and My Joy shall replace the loneliness and rejection. I heal the brokenness with My Wholeness. Receive it now, My Beloved.
So be it now and forever more. I have spoken, and I will bring it to pass; I have purposed, and I will do it.”
“But he who is joined to The LORD is one spirit with Him,” 1 Corinthians 6:17.
“to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved (One),” Ephesians 1:6.
“Now it is God who establishes both us and you in Christ. He anointed us, placed His seal on us, and put His Spirit in our hearts as a pledge of what is to come,” 2 Corinthians 1:21-22.
“I am my Beloved’s, and my Beloved is mine. He feeds His flock among the lilies,” Song of Solomon 6:3
“Draw me away with you and let us run together! The King has brought me into His chambers.” “We will rejoice in you and be glad; We will extol your love more (sweet and fragrant) than wine. Rightly do they love you.” Song of Solomon 1:4
“He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.” Song of Solomon 2:4
“He who did not spare His own Son but gave Him up for us all, how will He not also, along with Him, freely give us all things? Who will bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. Who is there to condemn us? For Christ Jesus, who died, and more than that was raised to life, is at the right hand of God—and He is interceding for us.” Romans 8: 32-34
“For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not [a]carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ,” 2 Corinthians 10:3-5
“Listen to me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel, who have been borne by me from before your birth, carried from the womb; even to your old age I am he, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.” Isaiah 46:3-4
“I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever — the Spirit of truth … I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.” John 14:16–18
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3
“For I, the Lord your God, will hold your right hand, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you’ ” Isaiah 41:13
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it,” Revelation 2:17
“Nations will see your righteousness and all kings, your glory. You will be given a new name that the LORD’s mouth will announce. You will be a glorious crown in the LORD’s hand, and a royal diadem in the palm of your God’s hand. You will no longer be called Deserted, and your land will not be called Desolate; instead, you will be called “My Delight Is in Her,” and your land Married; for the LORD delights in you, and your land will be married. For as a young man marries a young woman, so your sons will marry You; and as a groom rejoices over his bride, so your God will rejoice over you,” Isaiah 62:2.
~ Deborah Waldron Fry