And this is my prayer, that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ-to the glory and praise of God. Philipipans 1:9-11
Love Abounding More and More
Depth of insight
Discernment of right and wrong
Pure and blameless
Filed with Fruit of righteousness
I prayed this for you today my friend. I began my daily reading and got God stuck on the first chapter of Philippians. I was reading this beautiful prayer Paul wrote to his friends and I began to exclaim this very prayer for you! It is my hearts cry for my friends and family! I was beginning to pray it individually by name for all my loved ones and people I know to be dear to my heart and the Lord gently stopped me. Yep, big confession, I stopped praying for you….I’ll continue though, don’t worry….but He stopped me and said Tracy, this is my heart for YOU!
It has been a difficult season in many ways, I’m sure you wouldn’t notice, much of the ‘difficultness’ is on the inside. The inner struggle with my Spirit and Soul. The timeless battle that entraps us all. Will you let your Spirit lead you or your Soul(mind, will emotions)? That is why this very prayer that Paul prayed, the very prayer I desire to pray for you, is the very prayer I need most for my savior to grow in me.
All six of these things come only through a relationship with Jesus Christ! These things come only through a surrender of your soul to your spirit. These things come only through seeking the Kingdom of God first!
This prayer is so loaded with truth I can barely get my heart around it. I so want these things but am I willing to receive them? They are free to each one of us. It is a simple exchange, a little transaction that takes place between you and your savior.
So, here is where I leave it with you…will you do what I did and receive this call on your your life. This prophetic word into your spirit. This prayer, as God’s desire for you. He spoke it directly to me. I’m betting that He has spoken it directly to your heart as well. Receive it with me and stand on the promises that what God starts, he completes and he is completing a good work in you!