Stand

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From The Heart of Abba

Beloved,
STAND firm
In My Love
My Provision
My Protection.

That sort of standing
Is different than standing on your own two feet.

It is a LEANING all that is “you” in/on all that is “Me”

It is a running into the shelter of My Presence with you.

Remember I am always PRESENT with/to/in you
and where I am there is freedom.

Freedom from fear,
Freedom to “be” who I created you to be.
Freedom to live and move and have your very being in Me.

So Stand and continue to stand.
You are firmly and safely held secure
In My love.

(Kind of like the moon is firmly and securely set in the sky.)

Ephesians 6:12-18 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood [contending only with physical opponents], but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this [present] darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) places. 13 Therefore, put on the complete armor of God, so that you will be able to [successfully] resist andstand your ground in the evil day [of danger], and having done everything [that the crisis demands], to stand firm [in your place, fully prepared, immovable, victorious]. 14 So stand firm and hold your ground, having tightened the wide band of truth (personal integrity, moral courage) around your waist and having put on the breastplate of righteousness (an upright heart), 15 and having strapped on your feet the gospel of peace in preparation [to face the enemy with firm-footed stability and the readiness produced by the good news]. 16 Above all, lift up the [protective] shield of faith with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. 18 With all prayer and petition pray [with specific requests] at all times [on every occasion and in every season] in the Spirit, and with this in view, stay alert with all perseverance and petition [interceding in prayer] for all God’s people

Rest in Elohim’s Love

God is Elohim

From the Heart of Abba Today:

Rest in Me.
REST in Me!
R-e-s-t in Me.

I know you are weary.
When you get still, as you are now,
Then you realize how weary you are.

Take time to rest in Me.
To be still,
To know,
To feel,
To simply “be”,
With Me.

After you rest,
While you are at rest,
You will also be able to go.
To go from a position of being at rest in Me, Means in My power.
My strength.
From a place of resting in Me.

Dodi Note: If Elohim created everything, by simply speaking it into being, then surely we can trust Him to take care of us. We are promised in the Word that His eye is on the sparrow, we can be sure he is looking after us too. Matthew 10: 29-31
29 Are not two little sparrows sold for a copper coin? And yet not one of them falls to the ground apart from your Father’s will. 30 But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered[for the Father is sovereign and has complete knowledge]. 31 So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
Thinking of the vastness of Elohim today.

God Holds My Hand

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From The Heart of Abba Today:
You know, many of us, probably all of us, have various trials and struggles. Sometimes we feel afraid. Often there is no valid basis for the fear but, we are afraid because we have never walked “this path” before.
Yesterday I took Kallen and Kason to the beach. Kallen is only 1 1/2 and he has never walked in the white soft powdery sand before. He has been to the beach, but not with this kind of sand. I could not push his stroller through that sand either. He wanted to come, he wanted to be with us, but he was scared. 


I sent his big brother (age barely 4) to “help him” and hold his hand.
That was all it took.


I was looking for a picture for a different verse but when I saw this one I was reminded of Isaiah 41:13. PERFECT illustration. 


Beloved, in that place of fear know this: Your Abba is walking with you, holding your hand. (smile)

The Blind Lady and the Sun

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From The Heart of Abba Today:

One day the Lord sent His Spirit to whisper to a lady, “It is like the sun.”

The lady replied, I do not know what the sun is like for I am blind and I have never seen the sun.”

To which the Lord replied, “Yes, but you still “know” the sun.
You have felt it’s warmth.
You have eaten of the produce which the sun causes to grow and gives life to.
You have smelled the sun’s freshness as it dries up the land after a storm or lingers on your skin or clothes.
You can turn your face to the sun, even though you are blind.

For the power of the sun is much bigger than your inability too see with natural eyes”

He, life in Him, is like the blind lady and the sun.
Sometimes we really can’t see with our eyes.
We are blind in a sense.
Sometimes that is because our focus is on the circumstances instead of the Lord.
Other times for whatever reason, He is allowing us to be blind.
During those times we can STILL know the SON.
We can feel the LIGHT.
We are ALIVE, yes even when we may feel sort of dead or without hope for a time.
There is LIFE all around us, even when we need a nudge to see it and be grateful for it.

The Rock aka Perfection, His or Ours

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From The Heart of Abba Today:

Beloved you are not perfect.
You are not going to do life perfectly.
Nor is anyone you know.
I love you, imperfections and all.

When you fail,
Come to Me.
When you fall apart,
Come to Me.

When you want to scream and pitch a fit,
Come to Me first.

Your worth, your value,
Is not linked to how well you do life.

Your worth and your ability to recognize it,
Is wrapped up in your ability to come before Me,
Just as you are,
Then allow Me,
To calm and quiet your heart,
Your mind,
Your spirit and your body.
Just like that weaned child,
At his mother’s breast.

There is, as you know,
Peace in the midst of unpeaceful circumstances.
It is a heart peace nothing can steal.
It come from a heart at rest in My love.
A heart that knows it is safe to simply “be”.

John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

the rock deu 32-4

He Will Carry YOU

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This is the end result of something that happened yesterday when I asked Abba if there was something He would like me to share with a friend. One thing was a verse: It is Deuteronomy 33:27a The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. I pray you will be blessed and receive this for whatever your own heart/life needs. Because what we need more than anything is His Shalom in our hearts, so every true need is a heart need in a way.

I will carry you.
I have carried you, even when you were not aware that I was.

My desire is for you to REST and LINGER in the knowledge,
That nothing passes My filter of awareness.

When life is most difficult,
And your heart is most vulnerable,
When you simply do not know which way to turn,
And NEED, yes NEED, to fall apart for a time,
There I am,
Carrying you.

And bigger even than that,
Even WHILE I carry you.
Underneath are the everlasting arms.

 Isa 40:11 Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.

Phili 4:19 God Is Enough

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From the Heart of Abba Today:

Beloved,
Draw near to Me,
And you will find “I AM” is there.
There really is no need to try to be strong.
No need to try to be anything.
Simply live life, being who you are.

When you are being who you are,
Then resting and leaning on Me,
Everything falls into place.
That IS the place of SHALOM.

Response by Dodi:

Whenever you are being fully “you”,
Trusting God to be Who He is,
The “ALL” that is “I AM”,
Will be enough,
For all that you need.

When we are being who we really are,
We can go through whatever comes our way,
Enfolded in His Shalom.
No need to hide, deny, or be strong.
When we are leaning on God,
The strength will come from Him to us.

You Are LOVED

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From the Heart of Abba Today:

I love you with an everlasting love.
A love not constrained by time.

A love that is unconditional.
Based solely on who I AM,
Never on what you do,

You ARE loved by Me.
I loved you before, as well as, when you took your first breath.
I will lovingly be with you when you take your last one on earth.

My love surrounds, encompasses and enfolds you now and forever.
It is not dependent in any way on your awareness or perception.

My LOVE just IS…..

PEACE

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From the Heart of Abba Today:

When you are leaning on Me,
Running to the shelter of My embrace,
Then whatever happens,
You can find peace.

Peace is not exclusive of sorrow.

Peace is inclusive,
Meaning your heart,
Your mind,
Your soul,
As well as your body,
Can be in a state of peace no matter what.

Note: Judges 6:24 is where God is seen as “the LORD My Peace” :24 Then Gideon built an altar there to the Lord and named it The Lord is Peace.

This is where Gideon meets an angel of the Lord and is praying/talking about the impossible situation the Hebrew people are facing. So much bad stuff has happened to them and Gideon is being prepared to rescue the people.

Shalom is found at least 237 times in the Bible according to Strong’s שָׁלוֹם (shalom).

Shalom is a Hebrew word that is translated peace in English, but the Hebrew word means much more than stillness or tranquility. Shalom also includes the idea wholeness, completeness, perfection, safety and wellness. Shalom is a common term of greeting or farewell in modern Israel. When shalom is said, it is not simply saying Hello or Have a good day. Shalom expresses the hope that the person may be well in every sense of the word – fulfilled, satisfied, healthy and in harmony with themselves, God and others.

Yahweh Shalom – The LORD is Peace is found only once in the Bible, but the truth that God is peace is found throughout the Old and New Testaments. God is the God of peace, Jesus is the Prince of Peace and peace is the fruit of the Holy Spirit. In fact, Scripture tells us real peace can only be found in God, for peace is much more than a feeling or state of being. Peace, shalom, is a deep desire and need of the human heart and true peace is a Person, the Lord himself – Yahweh Shalom.
http://www.isaiah61-3.com/…/names_lesso…/names_lesson_12.pdf)

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From The Heart of Abba Today
There are times,
And periods of time,
Some longer, some shorter,
In duration,
When it seems that God is silent.
He may in fact be silent.

But in those times,
As well as during,
Those seasons of time,
I AM is WITH you,

Loving you.
Upholding you.
Tenderly encasing your heart,
In HIS LOVE.

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Psalm 31:15a My times are in your hand
Isa 41:10 fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Psalm 63:8 My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me.