As I was having my quiet time this morning, this is what the Holy Spirit spoke to my heart through God’s Word. As I journaled this, I put my name in so it would come to life for me and my circumstances. My hope is that you will put your name in and allow God to speak to you as well. I prayed and asked God to speak to me through our time together in His word. The scriptures I read were as follows.
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6
“The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”—which means, “God with us.” Matthew 1:23
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. ” John 10:10-11
The following was my prayer and what I believed God to be speaking to my heart. After reading these verses, what is He saying to you?
Help me God to recognize and follow Your way. Help me to hear Your truth and not lies that are so often saturating my mind. Help me to bask in your love and life giving presence. I know You are Truth and your Word is Truth, so please sanctify me by your Truth. Jesus, I believe you are saying, “Trust Me with your path, I am the Way. Trust Me with your thoughts, I am the Truth. Trust Me with your life, because I am Life. Rivera, I am present with you. I am giving you life and fullness of life. Rest in knowing I’m taking care of you. You, Rivera, are one of my sheep. I am God. I am your good Shepherd. When you get lost, I lead you back. When you get hurt, I bind your wounds. When you are tangled up and trapped in your mind, I set you free. When you have a broken heart, I mend it. I am with you Rivera! Just relax and enjoy my presence. I am God.”