Jesus went about doing good and wanting change for others. He wanted people to know his father, the way he did. Full of love, compassion and watching things change. There were people who would doubt the future and some that believed.
John 17:18-26 New Life Version
18 “As You sent Me into the world so I have sent them into the world also. 19 I set Myself apart to be holy for them. Then they may be made holy by the truth.
Jesus Prays for All Christians
20 “I do not pray for these followers only. I pray for those who will put their trust in Me through the teaching they have heard. 21 May they all be as one, Father, as You are in Me and I am in You. May they belong to Us. Then the world will believe that You sent Me.
22 I gave them the honor You gave Me that they may be one as We are One. 23 I am in them and You are in Me so they may be one and be made perfect. Then the world may know that You sent Me and that You love them as You love Me.
24 “Father, I want My followers You gave Me to be with Me where I am. Then they may see My shining-greatness which You gave Me because You loved Me before the world was made. 25 Holy Father, the world has not known You. I have known You. These have known You sent Me. 26 I have made Your name known to them and will make it known. So then the love You have for Me may be in them and I may be in them.”
JESUS said, "I have made your name known". He wanted to spread the good news about God and open amazing doors of change for lives. Through the Holy Spirit, we can breathe again and forgive others as we have been forgiven in life. A true love story that began a very long time ago. It comes down to one God the Father, Jesus his only son and you who read this. God has amazing ways to get our attention in life.
THINGS CHANGE ~
Somethings we must let go of in life. Stop trying to hang onto something or someone who God has clearly removed from your now of life. Too many negative memories and God wants to wipe them all away. Leaving a peace beyond a human understanding. Rest in God and allow freedom to enter your mind and soul right now. Giving thanks for each of you who take the time to read this and plant hope of this new day.
People come and go in our lives. Some people are such encouragers to us and others drain our soul from the truth. Depression is a real thing and the devil is out to destroy lives. I have found myself in spots of not believing big and yet deep in my soul I know that miracles still happen. You can not deny what you have seen and things change for all of us. Keeping your eyes stayed in the mirror of hope and truth is so important. It's no fun being a doubting Tomas or living in defeat. Turning one thought around can change your complete day.
My prayers are with you today who read my blog, your family and friends. I don't know your situation of life today but God does. Jesus went about telling others about God who cares and works things out in lives. I'm here to express that same statement, God loves you and wants the best for you. Surrendering your thoughts and plans to him will change your life. Maybe you have seen too much negative in your life and it's hard to turn your thoughts. Try it now, take one thought captive and think positive. I care and my prayers continue for you.
2 Corinthians 10:5
casting down imaginations and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ,