FIRE BY NIGHT
By Glenn H. Jackson
"Reflections Upon Reflections" [of The Father's Heart]
in Your great compassion, did not forsake them in the wilderness; The pillar of cloud did not leave them by day, to guide them on their way, or the pillar of fire by night, to light for them the way in which they were to go".... Nehemiah 9:19 NASB
THERE IS NO [DIVINE] LOVE IN "SELF"
Words of prophecy:
One attempting to maintain their "own" agenda while attempting to fulfil [or even know] My highest purpose [Will] is an exercise in absolute futility!
not be deceived and deluded and misled; God will not allow Himself to be sneered at [scorned, disdained, or mocked by mere pretensions or professions, or by His precepts being set aside.] [He inevitably deludes himself who attempts to delude God.] For whatever
a man sows, that and that only is what he will reap. For he who sows to his own flesh [lower nature, sensuality] will from the flesh reap decay and ruin and destruction, but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. And let us not lose
heart and grow weary and faint in acting nobly and doing right, for in due time and at the appointed season we shall reap, if we do not loosen and relax our courage and faint".... Galatians 6:7-9 The Amplified Translation
____ ...."Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see [both know and understand] God [and His highest purpose]".... Matthew 5:8 NASB
endures long and is patient and kind; love never is envious nor boils over with jealousy, is not boastful or vainglorious, does not display itself haughtily. It is not conceited (arrogant and inflated with pride); it is not rude (unmannerly) and does not act
unbecomingly. Love (God's love in us) does not insist on its own rights or its own way, for it is not self-seeking; it is not touchy or fretful or resentful; it takes no account of the evil done to it [it pays no attention to a suffered wrong].
It does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness, but rejoices when right and truth prevail. Love bears up under anything and everything that comes, is ever ready to believe the best of every person, its hopes
are fadeless under all circumstances, and it endures everything [without weakening]. Love never fails [never fades out or becomes obsolete or comes to an end]".... 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a The Amplified Translation
There is no [divine] Love in "self" - only "self-love" and "self-agenda" [which is rooted and grounded in pride and fear - without exception].
Father, we thank You and praise You that You have raised us up a people who seek to be found abiding in Your Love - at all cost to ourselves. And
we declare it DONE [on an ongoing basis], in the Name of Jesus - to Your greatest Glory. Amen.