FIRE BY NIGHT
By Glenn H. Jackson
"Reflections Upon Reflections" [of The Father's Heart]
...."You, 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
THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTAINING AN ATTITUDE OF THANKSGIVING
Words of prophecy:
"gratitude" [thanksgiving] towards Me and "abiding" [dwelling] in perfect obedience are one and the same.
...."Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentle
spirit be known to all men. The Lord is near. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and
your minds in Christ Jesus".... Philippians 4:4-7 NASB
____...."Be earnest and unwearied and steadfast in your prayer [life], being [both] alert and intent in [your praying] with thanksgiving"....
Colossians 4:2 The Amplified Translation
____In these days, as we find ourselves simply concentrating on the continual exercising of faith and trust in the Father, it is leading to some very clear "remembrances"
of the many wonderful things He has done for us throughout the years. In realizing that the glorious days ahead will be greater than we can even imagine [at least fully imagine] we must simply continue to maintain an "attitude of thanksgiving" - KNOWING [gaining
and maintaining a deep revelation of the spiritual reality] that God's Grace is, indeed, ALL-sufficient for ALL of us to overcome in [and perfectly fulfill] ALL things. It is certain that the "fruit" [of a steadfast faith and patience] that we both see and
experience, in this final hour, will most certainly be found to have been worth the wait!
Prayer of Proclamation:
Father, we thank You and praise You for ALL of the wonderful things [and people] that You have blessed us with through the years. It is an amazing thing to realize that our very best days are still ahead of us - days of Glory that You planned for us in Your
great Love from before the foundations of the earth. And we declare it DONE [on an ongoing basis], in the Name of Jesus - to Your greatest Glory. Amen.
____...."For we are God's [own] handiwork [His workmanship],
recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works which God predestined [planned beforehand] for us [taking paths which He prepared ahead of time], that we should walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for
us to live]".... Ephesians 2:10 The Amplified Translation