Regardless of the seasons of waiting or the expectations we hold of our Father, there is one amazing fact. He is faithful, gentle, and kind. He is 100% of the time absolutely good and is the fulfiller of the promises he makes. He is the God who is with us. He is the Father who loved us so much that his love had to give all. Because of this, God took the nature of the highest form he created. He came in the form of man. He loved so much that he needed to have 10 fingers and toes on his birth certificate, he needed to get lost from his parents, he needed to experience the highs and lows of puberty, he needed to be rejected, abandoned, and scorned by those he knew. He had to know the fullness of humanity and deity, and become the solution to a problem man had created. John 1:14 is literally translated in the Greek is, “And the Word became flesh, and tented among us, and we beheld his glory, glory as of an only belonging of a father, full of grace and truth.” The Godhead TENTED AMONG US. This is the incredible and unfathomable reality of the incarnation. To be fully known by the God who set the stars into motion, who split the seas, and calmed the storm, yet He knows EMMANUEL GOD WITH US my heart. He is Emmanuel, God with us. For the moments when I forget, when I cannot see or hear from him, and begin to lose hope, he is Emmanuel God with us. In the hospital room, the lawyer’s office, or the doctor’s exam room, he is God with us.
“And the Word became flesh, and tented among us, and we beheld his glory, glory as of an only belonging of a father, full of grace and truth.” -JOHN 1:14, Greek LITERAL TRANSLATION
His faithfulness is true.
His heart is for you.
He is God with us.
He is the kindness one I know.
He holds your hand and holds your heart, Emmanuel, God with us. The Savior of the World.
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