How can we ever fathom the wonder and wealth of all God’s spiritual blessings to us in Jesus Christ?? What assurance, confidence, and security are within these glorious truths:
…in love he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will…(Eph. 1:4-5)
There never has been, and never will be, a perfect earthly family. But as believers we have been adopted by God our Father into His heavenly family! And through His revealed word, God wants us to know the full comfort and significance of our calling as His children, all “…to the praise of His glorious grace” (Eph. 1:6)! May your hope be strengthened as you trust the riches of His grace, walking worthy as His beloved child!
When a child of God is crushed with guilt over sin,
Or pressed hard by deep trials without and within,
Burdened and troubled, and filled up with fear,
What words from the Lord might this child hear?
Is there harsh condemnation from the King on His throne?
Angry words of rejection and banishment known?
“I despise you, how dare you think not to obey”,
Is this what a Christian might hear the Lord say?
Surely Satan would tempt us to think it is so,
Fiery darts of deception does he constantly throw.
But the Lord, He has spoken – all His words firm and true,
Great, precious promises which ignite hope anew!
O My child, my child behold who I AM,
Your Father, who chose you, from before time began!
Drink now all My blessings, given through My Son’s blood,
And walk by faith in the fullness of My holy love!
Grace upon grace,