In reading today, Psalm 128 speaks of yet another promise of Gods to us. 1 Blessed are all who fear the Lord,
who walk in obedience to him. 2 You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.
Notice is says those who FEAR the Lord, and walk in OBEDIENCE… The promise of obedience is prosperity… You continue to read on and not only do YOU get to experience prosperity, your family, bride, children all become affected by your choices. Men you are the heads of our households, crazy cool to think how your obedience to the LORD runs down stream to all the other parties of your family. Look at the blessing that will come to you in your bride and children in vs.3 your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. That’s an awesome blessing!! As the mother of the house I know that my obedience results In blessing to all my family, and scripture would tell us “and generations to come”. Now what about this “FEAR” word… I think society would lead that to believe it’s a bondage word like scared, feared, afraid, punishing, yet that is NOT the case at all, to me I see it more an honor role… That you LOVE Him so much that you want to please Him,
and need Him so much that you do not want to be without Him and will “fear” that He would not be close to you. It is that I am SOOO In love with you that I do not want to be without you kind of Love/Fear. Also Obedience is another action he requires of us… NOT PERFECTION… but daily getting up and saying Lord today I choose YOU, and making sure our choices and actions are honoring and pleasing to Him out of our Love for God… We need to remember we will ALL fall short… Not one will ever meet the standards that Jesus set when he walked this earth, however our hearts desire to please him and our efforts to do so are what I think we must choose to focus on. If your life and your choices grieve the Holy Spirit, change it… If your choices and life honor him, walk in the blessings knowing you’re fully worth of ALL He has for you! He is chasing after you and SO desires to lavish you with His favor, His Love, His reward as you walk in obedience and chase after Him, as He does You!! Blessings!! ~ C
A song of ascents.
1 Blessed are all who fear the Lord,
who walk in obedience to him.
2 You will eat the fruit of your labor;
blessings and prosperity will be yours.
3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine
within your house;
your children will be like olive shoots
around your table.
4 Yes, this will be the blessing
for the man who fears the Lord.
5 May the Lord bless you from Zion;
may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem
all the days of your life.
6 May you live to see your children’s children—
peace be on Israel.