word of encouragement – priceless

27th Sept 2019 I awoke from a dream where I’d been desperately trying to convince someone of how much value they had. I declared that God took absolute delight in them.

I awoke with intense emotions running through me and throughout the day I cried, prayed, fretted, cleaned, sung worship songs, and napped due to the exhaustion of it all. I was exhausted and emotional because the dream had highlighted that I can easily see someone else’s value, but I struggle to see my own.

By the end of the day God had showed me, in so many ways, that I’m priceless to Him!

Today you might be feeling worthless, struggling to see your value, and if you are then I desperately want you to know that God takes absolute delight in you! 

Please know that you’re MORE precious to Him than you can possibly imagine.

God sees you as a priceless treasure!

Today I want you to reject every lie that has been spoken over you by others or by yourself because you’re priceless, irreplaceable, incomparable!

You’re not here by some accident, NO you’re part of God’s divine and beautiful plan.
You’re rare, unique and you have such value that it cannot be calculated or measured in any earthly amount! God desperately desire for you to know this.

He longs to lavish His love upon you, simply receive it!

“Look with wonder at the depth of the Father’s marvelous love that he has lavished on us! He has called us and made us his very own beloved children.” 1 John 3:1a TPT

Here is a prayer you can pray:

Holy Spirit today I ask for You to impart to me the gift of understanding so that I may have the power to understand how incredible God’s love is.

Help me to grasp how wide God’s love is.

Grant me the capacity to understand how high God’s love is.

Grant me the ability to comprehend how deep God’s love is.

Let me recognize how amazing and endless God’s love is.

Even though it is too great to understand fully I long to experience the love of Christ for then I’ll be made complete.

Almighty God breathe upon me once again, please come and fill my entire being with all the FULLNESS of life and power that comes from You! (Ephesians 3:18-19).

 

Many blessings, Keona

‘Priceless’ by For King and Country lyrics video

God’s Love, a word of encouragement

My family and I are blessed to have a home with stunning water views, on a clear day we can see a long way across the bay to cliffs.

Recently a fog rolled in and I couldn’t see past the railing of my balcony, the view was completely obscured from view.

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If you had visited me that day you might not have believed my gorgeous view.

God spoke to me as I looked out into the mist.

He said that the fog of sickness and circumstances in my life had obscured me from seeing God’s love. When I was in the depths of despair I felt so distant from God’s love. I couldn’t see it and I definitely couldn’t feel it. All I could see and feel was overwhelming defeat.

As I sat and looked out at the fog and prayed a wonderful thing happened- slowly and steadily the fog rolled back. At first the rooftops came into view, then the edge of the water, then iron pot and finally the cliffs on the far side.

As I sat and watched I knew that’s what God had done in my life. When sickness trapped me in bed God healed me and bit by bit and He has been restoring my strength. Each day I’m feeling more of His gracious love and His great goodness.

I share this with you because I want to encourage you that even though it feels like it there is a wonderful promise that NOTHING can separate us from God’s love. When you’re surrounded by the fog of despair His love is still there!

I know this because of what God has shown me and its confirmed in Romans 8:38-39: So now I live with great confidence, in fact I’m convinced beyond any doubt, that there is nothing in the universe that has the power to separate us from God’s love. I’m truly convinced that His unlimited passionate love will triumph over death, life’s troubles, fallen angels and all created things. I know that Jesus has conquered our past, is at work in our present and will triumph in our future. Because God’s extravagant love is lavished upon us through our Lord Jesus, the Anointed One!

I want to encourage you today that if circumstances or situations have you feeling trapped in a fog that is obscuring your view of God and feeling His love then please hold tight. Declare that there is NOTHING that can separate you from God’s love and allow Him to roll back that fog from your heart and mind.

I’ve been battling a bit of a writing fog when it comes to ‘The Greatest Story’ but I’ve set aside some time next week so I’ll try to get back on-track with it after Easter. Thanks for your patience, prayers appreciated.

Many blessings, Keona

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