You Are His Dearest Friend

Old Treasures on Tuesdays!

“Don’t be afraid of missing out. You’re my dearest friends! The Father wants to give you the very kingdom itself” (Luke 12:32, MSG).

This verse comes as the conclusion of Jesus’ marvelous teaching on the subject of worry. Having pointed out that our Father feeds the birds and clothes the flowers lavishly, He comes to this. Our Daddy God not only wants to take care of our basic physical needs. He wants to give us the very kingdom.

What is the kingdom? “…The kingdom of God is… righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit” (Rom. 14:17, NKJV). So, not only will the Father be wonderfully attentive to everything your body needs… but He also will supply everything that your spirit needs, that you may live with a supply of peace and joy that is just as consistent as the food and clothing that He provides for you.

A story from Corrie ten Boom reminds me of this truth. It Continue reading You Are His Dearest Friend