We are all special! You are not more special than anyone else and no one else is more special than you. We are all one and a part of our Creator, which makes us special, powerful and in peace.
“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” -Lamentations 3:22-23
God is love and God loves you! There are times that you feel undeserving of God’s love. It is during these times that we have to work extra hard to accept God’s love. When we accept God’s love, it does a work in us and through us that word cannot describe or explain.
You know you are receiving God’s love when you are experiencing rest, refreshment, power and peace. These by products of love are gifts for us to share with one another and when we share, God’s gets glory.
Receiving and sharing creates a flow and flow is powerful to produce the results you were created for.
Love is a small little word with a big meaning. It’s one of those little words that gets thrown around and used in a lot of different ways. Someone may say that they love this or that person and then turn around and say they love pepperoni pizza. And while I hear what they are saying and can toally relate, the love for a person and the love for a food item are surely on totally different levels???
The Greeks solved this problem by having different words for different kinds of love. Agape was a Godly love, the kind that a Creator would have for His creation. Phila is a brotherly love and where Philadelphia the city of brotherly love gets its name from. This is a love shared between friends. Storge is a familial love or an affection that is shared among family. Eros is a sensual love, where we get our word erotic from and is represnetative of affecction shared for a lover.
“And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.” -1 John 4:16
We were created in Agape Love, for Agape love, so that we might learn to love with that same kind of love. Agape is the highest and most pure form of love. This love is the life we were created for. When I live without this kind of love, I am lost. When I think without this kind of love, I am confused. When I love without this kind of love, I am wasting time. As God has loved me, I want to love others, so I will open my heart, mind and spirit to God’s love, so that it might flow to me and through me to others.
We are in this world, but not of this world. This is a very important fact to remember as we are living our lives and seeking to grow into all we were created for. Our failure to recognize that we are a part of Divinity, that we were created by and in the image of God, often causes us to miss out on utilizing the supernatural power that we have at our disposal and therefore live with struggles that should be our strengths.
We are eternal, spiritual beings with a soul. We were created in eternity and for eternity, a thought that we cannot even begin to wrap our little earthly thinking minds around. This world that we live in is temporal, it will not last forever. In fact, if you look around, you can see that it is sick and dying. We often become affected and infected with the same disease, but it does not have to be that way, because we are not of this world.
“Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.” -1 Peter 2:11
Our failure to understand and tap into our Divine heritage often causes us to get lost in confusion and misunderstanding, which leads to a life of aimless wandering from one frustration to another. We were created for so much more and so we need to know who we are, what we were created for and where we come from.
You are God’s creation. You were created to be blessed so you could bless and give glory to the One who created you. You come from the heart and mind of the Almighty. Let this knowledge inspire and motivate you to live the higher life you were created for and you will be amazed at how things begin to line up and change in your favor…