A Heavenly Alert

A Heavenly Alert

Eve…And her eyes…I’ll make them a lovely brown and place within them a glow and warmth that will comfort Adam and stir his love for her. Her hair also a lovely brown with hints of golden blonde and wavy curls throughout. And I’ll give her a heart of tenderness, compassion, and she will be Adam’s delight… a companion for life…even to old age…even forever!

So Elohim, Creator God, presented Adam with his helpmate and Adam loved her at first sight! Life was wonderful, perfect, a picture of heaven and walking with God in complete harmony.

Until the haughty spirit whispered in the woman’s ear. Why not? You have a mind.snake You can make decisions independently of God and Adam. You have eyes to see. You don’t need God’s help to make this… simple choice. Just do it. Eat the fruit and be enlightened!

We know the rest of the story and the heavy sentence Father laid upon all. And so in my dreams last night the Lord spoke of the insolence of Eve to take matters into her hands. He impressed me with His abhorrence of living a life, ignoring His counsel and placing trust in our senses. For in so doing we become our own god. This is an abomination as well.

All these things Father impressed upon me during the night. And every time I awoke His thoughts remained as He expanded them for me.

I take this counsel, warning, seriously—for myself. I fear to become my own resource, my own prophet.  I could do that. I know I could.

“The heart is deceitful above all things, And desperately wicked; Neon heart

Who can know it?”

Jeremiah 17:9 (NKJV)

 

And as I write this I am sobered by this truth and humbled before Father. My own soul cries out and pleads for one thing.pray1

Father, my desire is to know You, be filled with You, and count all other things, anything that overrides Your Word, Your authority—as rubbish.

“Furthermore, I count all things to be but loss for the excellent knowledge of Jesus Christ, my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things and count them but as dung, that I may gain Christ”

Philippians 3:8

 

 

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3 Responses to A Heavenly Alert

  1. Robbie July 9, 2014 at 4:44 pm #

    I know what I want. God knows what I need. He knew what Eve needed.

    Do I trust God enough to let Him give me the things I need instead of taking the things I want?
    Would I have obeyed better than Eve? I wonder.

    Margie, you’ve given me something to think about! Thanks!

    • admin July 10, 2014 at 10:18 am #

      Dear Robbie,
      God bless you for your surrendered spirit. You are a woman God can use mightily, and He is, because of your child like approach.
      Truly, you are a woman after His heart!
      I love you,
      Margie

      • Robbie July 10, 2014 at 12:49 pm #

        You make me smile!

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