Repent! The Kingdom of God is Within You
In this Corona Virus pandemic, I have been seeing a lot of online calls and challenges to repent.
Change the way you think until “righteousness, peace, and joy” are your reality; until the confidence of “on earth as it is in heaven” is your perspective; until you sense the arms of your kind and loving Father enveloping you and you grow sure in His nature to work all things to our good.
Begin to think as He thinks, see as He sees, hear as He hears, give as He gives… live sure in His love today.
Repenting is not an act of desperation, it’s not about begging or groveling for some reprieve or stay of execution from a judgmental God who is angry with us. He is not angry. He is in a good mood! His love is still the answer, is still measureless and true. He is still the God who feeds 5000 plus people with 5 loaves and 2 fish. He is still a Relentless Redeemer!
Step away from desperation and live in His reality of more than enough today!
Repenting is not about feeling ashamed or condemned. Repenting is the agreement with what Jesus did at the cross. It is the agreement with His value for us. It is our conscience awakening to our true identity, it’s our agreement with our restored nature!
Live confident in your proclivity to be generous, and kind, and full of life, and hope; then love people with boldness today!
Repenting isn’t an act of fear by a guilty person. It is agreement with Love by a redeemed person. And it casts out fear.
Live redeemed and fearless today! And love, love, love!
Repenting isn’t a heavy burden, a 24-hour wailing session focused on our brokenness, and poverty, and need, and sin. Repenting is a 2 min, 4 min, 24 min, 24 hours, 240 days and on and on revelation and agreement of our Father’s perspective in which we lay our burdens down, we exchange brokenness for righteousness, poverty for hope, peace, and joy; and sin for wholeness.
Repenting is the gift Jesus gave us to live confident as sons and daughters in His love on earth as it is in heaven.
So yes, repent! Grow sure in His affection and live confident in His love today!
Jason Clark is a writer, speaker and lead communicator at A Family Story ministries. His mission is to encourage sons and daughters to grow sure in the love of an always-good heavenly Father. He and his wife, Karen, live in North Carolina with their three children.
In light of the realities so many of us are facing with the measures to address coronavirus, A Family Story is giving my brand new Sovereign Love teaching series–through April–to you for $10. That’s 90% off.
In uncertain times, I want to encourage you to live sure in peace and joy. You are His beloved son or daughter and it’s my heart that you experience lower anxiety and increased confidence, security, and connection in every area of your life.
SOVEREIGN LOVE is a six-session teaching series based on my book, God Is (Not) In Control.
God’s sovereign love is available to you right now. His love is the tangible peace, and hope that will empower you to live secure in every area of life. It’s my desire to guide you into a refreshing encounter with our Father’s love and goodness.
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Well spoken. Recently I discovered that fuge is a word meaning to put to flight. Refuge finding recourse in our trials. A safe place with our Father. So simple. Run to Him. Not away. He is always desiring us.
Yes! When you understand that goodness and love will follow you all the days of your life then when you’re in the shadow of the valley you sit and eat! (see Psalm 23) He is ALWAYS desiring us!!
Thanks for sharing.