Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Monday, October 25, 2010
The following Thursday, Kathleen and I were at the grocery store before the kids got home from school. I remembered the sushi. "Oh! I owe Kayla sushi!" I exclaimed to Kathleen as we were getting ready to leave. "How on earth can you owe her sushi?" Kathleen asked quizzically. "Because I promised her," I replied.
Suddenly, revelation came! Kayla always opening my fridge was like the way I am in God's Word. I am always opening it to discover something good to eat. I devour His promises. I realized that all the promises He gave us through His Son, Jesus, and His action at the cross and resurrection, are mine! God's heart towards me is even more overflowing than my heart towards Kayla. I felt I owed her because I promised, and she felt secure in the knowledge that she would get her sushi on Thursday, because I had promised. How much more does God want to give us His promises? I recognized the love I felt in the owing; and it cannot compare to the love He feels in the "owing!"
Please don't misunderstand! I am not saying we come to God and say,"You owe me! " I am saying He loves so much, that He longs to fulfill all His promises. You can count on it! Just like Kayla had her sushi by faith on Sunday and for real on Thursday, so we have our promises by faith at Calvary, and for real today! Your sushi is on the way!!! Blessings, Anna Marie