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You Have Been Selected for an Inheritance

Funny how God can use normal, everyday life to talk to you. I got a spam email today that said:

You have been selected for an inheritance. Simply reply to such-and-such email.

Now I know this is spam. But it made me think of our inheritance in Christ. And just what we as children of God have coming to us – both now and in the future!  When we got adopted by Daddy God our family changed.  Our inheritance changed.  In the past we many have been broke – but now our Dad owns it all!  In the past we many have been sick – but now our brother Jesus is Health and Healing.

 

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU:

The God of Glory

How blessed is God! And what a blessing he is! He’s the Father of our Master, Jesus Christ, and takes us to the high places of blessing in him. Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love. Long, long ago he decided to adopt us into his family through Jesus Christ. (What pleasure he took in planning this!) He wanted us to enter into the celebration of his lavish gift-giving by the hand of his beloved Son.

Because of the sacrifice of the Messiah, his blood poured out on the altar of the Cross, we’re a free people—free of penalties and punishments chalked up by all our misdeeds. And not just barely free, either. Abundantly free! He thought of everything, provided for everything we could possibly need, letting us in on the plans he took such delight in making. He set it all out before us in Christ, a long-range plan in which everything would be brought together and summed up in him, everything in deepest heaven, everything on planet earth.

It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for. Long before we first heard of Christ and got our hopes up, he had his eye on us, had designs on us for glorious living, part of the overall purpose he is working out in everything and everyone.

It’s in Christ that you, once you heard the truth and believed it (this Message of your salvation), found yourselves home free—signed, sealed, and delivered by the Holy Spirit. This signet from God is the first installment on what’s coming, a reminder that we’ll get everything God has planned for us, a praising and glorious life.

That’s why, when I heard of the solid trust you have in the Master Jesus and your outpouring of love to all the followers of Jesus, I couldn’t stop thanking God for you—every time I prayed, I’d think of you and give thanks. But I do more than thank. I ask—ask the God of our Master, Jesus Christ, the God of glory—to make you intelligent and discerning in knowing him personally, your eyes focused and clear, so that you can see exactly what it is he is calling you to do, grasp the immensity of this glorious way of life he has for his followers, oh, the utter extravagance of his work in us who trust him—endless energy, boundless strength!

All this energy issues from Christ: God raised him from death and set him on a throne in deep heaven, in charge of running the universe, everything from galaxies to governments, no name and no power exempt from his rule. And not just for the time being, but forever. He is in charge of it all, has the final word on everything. At the center of all this, Christ rules the church. The church, you see, is not peripheral to the world; the world is peripheral to the church. The church is Christ’s body, in which he speaks and acts, by which he fills everything with his presence. (Ephesians 1: 3-23 AMP)

 

Destiny. It is our destiny. We have been adopted by the King of Kings!

 

 

The Message (MSG)
Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 by Eugene H. Peterson

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You Are Treasured

Sometimes I can’t look in the mirror – it just isn’t me. That is not what I look like.  When God gives you His Spirit you see things differently. You are not what you see in the mirror. The body we have is only a tent. God is a Spirit, and you start to see in the Spirit.  When you see yourself in the spirt – you are young. There are no glasses, no fat rolls, no limps, no wrinkles,  and no age.!  As as it is in Heaven, let it be on Earth. No sickness, no glasses, no age – we are all young! Hallelujah!

 

Then those who feared the Lord talked often one to another; and the Lord listened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him of those who reverenced and worshipfully feared the Lord and who thought on His name.
And they shall be Mine, says the Lord of hosts, in that day when I publicly recognize and openly declare them to be My jewels (My special possession, My peculiar treasure). And I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.(Malachi 3:16-17 AMP)

 

 

 

 

 

For you are a holy people [set apart] to the Lord your God; and the Lord has chosen you to be a peculiar people to Himself, above all the nations on the earth. (Deuteronomy 14:2 AMP)

 

And the Lord has declared this day that you are His peculiar people as He promised you, and you are to keep all His commandments; ( Deuteronomy 26:18 AMP)

 

Praise the Lord! For the Lord is good; sing praises to His name, for He is gracious and lovely!
For the Lord has chosen [the descendants of] Jacob for Himself, Israel for His peculiar possession and treasure. For I know that the Lord is great and that our Lord is above all gods. (Psalm 135;3-5 AMP)

 

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God’s] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light. (1 Peter 2:9)

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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You are a Princess

From “His Love Letters” on Pinterest

God’s Promise to You

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. (1 Peter 2:9 NIV)

 If you belonged to the world, the world would treat you with affection and would love you as its own. But because you are not of the world [no longer one with it], but I have chosen (selected) you out of the world, the world hates (detests) you. (John 15:19 AMP)

We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God. God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (2 Corinthians 5:20-21 NIV)

My Prayer for You

Dear Lord,

Forgive us for all the things we have said and done to try to fit into this world. We are merely travelers here, administrators of your grace and mercy.  As ambassadors for the Kingdom of Heaven, let us see the needs and hear the cries of your hurting children.  Let us lavish Your love on those you bring into our lives, in Jesus Name.