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
TRUST AND TRUSTWORTHINESS
*____"Trust" [both in Me and in another] is established
by "revelation" and by continued fellowship in My Spirit [relating to one another - Spirit to spirit to spirit].
____ ...."How blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust, and has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood".... Psalms 40:4 NASB
two walk together [trust one another], except they be agreed [have a "concurring" revelation of the Father's Will]?".... Amos
"concur"- to agree; be of the same mind [in this case the Mind of Christ]; be
in one accord;
____One of the main reasons that one is found "untrustworthy" is because they still "maintain" a fear of man within their heart. It is ONLY a perfect[all-consuming]reverence of the Father and His Will/Word that brings one into the place of abiding in "trustworthiness" - both in His sight and in the sight of all those who truly love Him.
...."Many a man proclaims his own loyalty [allegiance], but who can find a trustworthy man?".... Proverbs
...."For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men,
I would not be a bond-servant of Christ".... Galatians 1:10 NASB
Prayer of Proclamation:
____Father, we thank You and praise You that You have created in us hearts that are found trustworthy in this most glorious hour - first towards You and, in that place of abiding fellowship with You,
we are found trustworthy by all those who truly love You. What a premium You place on trust and trustworthiness - for You are Trust and Trustworthiness, Personified. May we be found perfect [righteously motivated in all things] as You are perfect [righteously motivated in all things] - and we declare all of these things DONE according to Your perfect purpose and unfolding, in Jesus' Name. Amen.
____...."you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect".... Matthew 5:48 NASB
seek (aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness (His way of doing and being right)".... Matthew 6:33 The Amplified Translation