| I KNOW MY SHEEP… Says the Lord
I KNOW MY SHEEP… Says the Lord
12/1/10 From The Lord, Our God and Savior – The Lord’s Words Spoken to Timothy, During an Online Bible/Letter Study Fellowship – For The Lord’s Little Flock, and For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear
Regarding Trent’s question: “Lauren admitted that she can’t study, trumpet, and do letters and love enemies… Do you think that bothers The Lord?”
And regarding Lauren’s response to this quote in the Letters: “Therefore, I am coming quickly and will take those who are ready… Those who have treated others as they would be treated, and done to others as they would do unto Me… Yes, all those, in whom I see of Myself, shall be snatched away!”… Lauren said, “When I read things like this, my stomach goes in knots. I can’t do these things. I try to do unto others as I do unto The Lord, but it has become a burden to me. I can’t do it, so if I can’t do it, why would God leave me behind for not being able to?”
Thus says The Lord, who has drawn His servant away, pricking him in his spirit, that he might perk up his ears to hear the voice of The Lord, his God and Savior… His Teacher, his Friend, his most Beloved: Who among you have stopped to consider My will or ask Me My heart’s desire, concerning this one tormented sheep? Why did you not stop and pray? How is it none of you were pricked in your spirits, as My servant?… Am I not The Lord close at hand? Have I not revealed My presence, among this flock, many times? Yet all of you rely on your own understanding, and not one of you knows the heart of My weeping child! Not one of you seeks My face as one surrendered, that you might walk in My fullness, in trust with abandonment of self.
And you, Lauren, My beloved treasure, how is it you have come this far with Me, and now endeavor to paint Me as the one who is to blame for your unwillingness, or as the “Jesus” of the churches of men?… I AM NOT THAT JESUS! Nor is there a father of flesh, in all the earth, that is anything like Me!… There are none like Me, Lauren! Nor has there ever been one, whose love surpasses all understanding… A love without end!
Therefore, I say to you, and all these gathered here, My precious treasures whom I have gathered from the world: Am I upset when you refuse to walk in Me?… I am, but not as an earthly father would be.
For one who comes to Me, even with many tears, is accepted,
A dowry, the likes of which has never been seen…
Yet when one comes to Me, bowing down, grasping at My feet,
For I am reaching…
Beloved, I have stretched out My hands for you.
For I have already bore the weight of your burdens, therefore is My grace sufficient. Yet you must choose to stand up and walk with Me, relying on My strength in your weakness, by which My strength and your trust is made perfect.
And what of our love?… Have I not said, “In obedience is your love made perfect” and “Who you choose, not what you choose, is wisdom”? Therefore, stop sitting on your hands, beloved little flock… Stand up and walk in My ways, and watch how quickly your trust grows toward perfection.
My ways are life, life in abundance,
Even to all with whom you come in contact,
For you have heard it said, “Faith without works is dead” and “Works without faith is dead also”… Amen…
Yet I tell you, apart from Me, faith can have no life! And works, done without Me, lead to death, for pride has entered in… Lo, it is built upon a deceitful foundation, which despises The Lord, built up according to human power… Stealing from My glory, casting down My love, refusing My strength, making My grace of non-effect.
Therefore I say, choose… For your choice is the whole of the matter. And when you have chosen Me, is it not also your reasonable service to walk in Me, bearing fruit according to The Vine, from which no one and NOTHING, in all creation, can separate you?
I AM THE LORD!…
Make Me your life also…
Your only bread and your only drink,
For this is how I feel about you, beloved.
And when the Day comes… Yes, some of you will be taken and some of you will be left. Yet I say to you, rejoice in that day, for this is the means by which I shall finish you, that we may be completely one. For what is it to you, if a certain one is taken or left?…
I AM THE LORD!…
And I cease not, from doing that which is right and good for My sheep.
Make Me not as the hired man, amongst the churches of men! For they lack understanding, and have not known Me… Behold, they shall all come to know Me, in their due season… And the chosen, as I truly am… Therefore, accept Me as I am.
Refinement is no punishment!…
Punishment is reserved for the truly wicked of heart…
For as it is written, so shall it be done…
For I am a God VERY close at hand.
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