8/26/16 From Top to Bottom
“When you come to Me in prayer, do you really believe that I hear you? If you fully understood My Word, you would never question Me again.
"Because of the work of the cross, the veil in the temple was torn from top to bottom. I did that! I was telling you that full access to My heart was now available to you. Jesus made the way for you to come to Me whenever you need to come. He is your High Priest. At that moment, the fellowship We once had in the garden, before sin came between Us, was restored. When you surrender your everything to Jesus, I covenant My everything to you in your time of need. That formula works well. You should try it. You should try it often.”
Luke 23:44-45 NIV
44) It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,
45) for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two.
John 11:41-42 NIV
41) So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up and said, “Father, I thank you that you have heard me.
42) I knew that you always hear me, but I said this for the benefit of the people standing here, that they may believe that you sent me.”
One day Merry handed me a note in which she’d written down a saying—author unknown—taken from a wall plaque she’d seen. It read, “Work like you don’t need the money; Love like you’ve never been hurt; Dance like nobody’s watching.” I think that we, as children of God, should add to that little saying, “Pray like your Father is listening.”
What an incredible honor to know you, Lord,