In the Beginning, The Lord set out to make man and woman in His Image. It’s a process He is completely devoted to. He doesn’t give up. Never ever. He is Faithful. And He wants us to be just like Him.
… being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:6)
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. (Hebrews 10:23)
On the 6th Day of Christmas,
my True Love gave to me: Faithfulness.
Faithfulness is remaining steadfast in Allegiance and Affection.
Loyal. Constant. Devoted.
If you’ve ever been betrayed by a spouse or a friend, God’s gift of Faithfulness can be hard to receive. I know because I’ve been there myself. We tend to become self-protective. Distrustful of others and of ourselves. Sometimes, even of God.
Sometimes we try to fix the other person. Mental health professionals call that “codependency.” But I don’t believe that’s how He wants us to respond either.
So maybe we’d do well to ask Him what that/those betrayal(s) mean(s) for our relationship with Him. And how He wants us to handle the situation(s).
… as He is, so are we in this world. (1 John 4:17b)
Because of The Lord’s great love we are not consumed,
for His compassions never fail.
They are new every morning;
great is Your Faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22-23)
Jesus is our True Love, and He’s the Reason we keep celebrating!
December 25th is the First Day of Christmas, not the last.
On the 4th Day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me Goodness. (2 Peter 1:3-8)
On the 3rd Day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me Truth. (John 14:6)
On the 2nd Day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me Forgiveness. (Psalm 130)
On the 1st Day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me Presence. (Matthew 1:23)
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