All this LOVE, all this GRACE, all this divine assistance, all this gushy LOVE … Your uninhibited, outrageous, unrestrained LOVE … is only mine if I receive it. I can write about it, start out my day actively receiving it and then get busy, get challenged, get rejected, get distracted, get inundated … then get pissed cause “it”‘s not being the way I want “it” to be.
I want continually running in the background of my consciousness such a strong frame of reference of what really matters that in whatever is happening around me or to me, I am constantly, persistently able to maintain my course, receiving this outrageous LOVE & GRACE. Jesus did, so I can too.
I’m saying, “I really like living in You … knowing this outrageous LOVE & GRACE. It’s such a good place. Soooooo much peace; so much just knowin’ what to do; so much knowin’ everything will work out; so much good pouring out of me to others. I want this to be my home all day. Just like You’ve been working in me to desire this, I’m asking that You’ll help me to keep coming to You all day long; being on with You 24 hours a day … really real, not just thinkin’ I’m being real; not just remembering that it was real and good, but living here, making my home here. I believe You’re doing this. I take it. I have it. I thank You, and I forgive. All in Jesus name.”
HEBREWS 5:7-9 Christ, in the days when he was a man on earth, appealed to the one who could save him from death in desperate prayer and the agony of tears. His prayers were heard; he was freed from his shrinking from death but, Son though he was, he had to prove the meaning of obedience through all that he suffered. Then, when he had been proved the perfect Son, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who should obey him … PHILLIPS