Day 288

THE FIRST AND THE LAST

"Do not be afraid.

I am the First and the Last."

Revelation 1:17

FROM THE FATHER'S HEART
My child, have you been with Me so long and still wonder about My character? My power and holiness frighten you at times, but you need not fear. I love your reverential awe of Me, which tells Me you recognize weakness and powerlessness in yourself apart from Me. I am the First and the Last. No one came before Me, and no one will come after Me. What I say goes. I have always longed for everyone to become My child. But only a few hear and respond. I'm glad you did.

A GRATEFUL RESPONSE
Who can understand Your beginning or ending? You are not a figment of someone's imagination. You are not the result of a big-bang explosion. You are the First and the Last; You've always existed—from the beginning. Though I don't understand, I honor You, Lord, and bow at Your feet in wonder.

SIMPLE TRUTH

The hands of God work mysteriously, but always with skill and love.

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