…of POSITIONS and Dispositions..,

Psalm 7:17 “I will praise the Lord according to ‘HIS’ righteousness!”

For the longest time SHAME has taught me I CANNOT lift up HOLY hands in worship based on what those hands were DOING prior! And that has kept my hands shackled to my side through the most moving worship experiences.

The FACT that it’s HIS righteousness and not my ACTS that should be the basis of my Worship has just SET ME FREE, and given PROFOUND SIGNIFICANCE to Jesus’ GAME CHANGING statement…”IT IS FINISHED”.

My SHAME is finished.

My REMORSE is finished.

My SELF AWARENESS is finished.

My DRY WORSHIP is finished.

Frankly….my ‘MY’ is finished!

It’s ALL from him. It’s ALL about him.Now THAT’S liberating!

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…Of Revelation and Revenue,

PSALM 145:16 You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing

GOD is the ULTIMATE source! That means if he has NOT in his sovereignty chosen to OPEN his hand, and SATISFY our desires as living things then no amount of ‘manipulative’ praying will pry those hands open methinks.
I believe true REST comes when we begin to recalibrate our mindsets through HIS word to the default of trusting that his PRUDENCE and his PROVISION will intersect at the point of our deepest need and our desires will be SATISFIED.

On HIS terms,
On HIS timing.

So many times we try to MANIPULATE God through prayers and scripture quoting into initiating HIS divine plan for our lives on OUR timing, which undermines the very essence of the concept of TRUST.

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