Gifts of Christmas: Gift No. 18 ~ Being Filled
My gift to you is: Being Filled
From Luke 1:15 - And he [John the Baptist] will be filled with the Holy Spirit while yet in his mother’s womb.
Are you enjoying opening my gifts each day? Life with me is a gift life. I am very rich, not only in possessions, but all the earth is also mine and everything in it. But I am also rich of heart toward you. I have many wonderful gifts to give you. You are my child. I love you so much. Nothing you have done can keep me away from you. All is forgiven. All is forgotten. Come and enjoy my presence. There is nothing for you to do. Nothing for you to earn. Nothing for you to prove. I love you just as you are.
Today's gift is "Being Filled". I want to fill you. John was filled as a baby in his mother’s womb. Can I not fill you? Do you want to be filled? So many of my gifts are received only if you want them. I will not force my will or my precious possessions upon you. Many have much trouble receiving my gifts because they are afraid. Many have been taught incorrectly about my Holy Spirit. I am saying to you today, if there is a void in you, my child, I have more. I can fill you to overflowing. I can cause you to be filled so much that you fill up and then begin to run over with praise, with exuberant worship, so much that your usual language cannot contain the glorious praise flowing from your lips. It is alright. It is safe. If you ask from me, I am a good, kind, loving father who will not steer you wrong. If you ask for bread, I will not give you a serpent. Ask me now. Do not be afraid. I will fill you with my Holy Spirit and you will speak forth glorious and wonderful things your mind cannot comprehend. Your heavenly language will worship me in a depth you have not known. And in that worship, in that new language, as you worship the God of heaven, heaven will be opened to you, and you will receive much, more more than you can imagine.
Are you willing to let me fill you to overflowing? Are you open? Have you asked?
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An excerpt from "The Twenty Five Gifts of Christmas;
25 Daily Conversations with Jesus"
A daily devotional for December 1st through the 25th
These twenty five daily devotionals are written in first person from Jesus to you revealing twenty five gifts coming from His heart to your heart this Christmas season.
This devotional comes with a companion book: “Twelve Miracles of Christmas”. As a gift for becoming a Member of the Grace Becomes You community, we have included a download of the "Twelve Miracles of Christmas" book here. On December 25th, at the end of the series, we will make available to you all of the gifts in e-book form as well as the “Twelve Miracles of Christmas”.
The Christmas season is so busy with holiday activities on top of regular jobs, family and household duties. It is so easy for the real reason for the season to get lost in the frenzy. If your devotional life takes a dive during the holidays, fret not! Jesus has a personal word for you that will make this Christmas season spiritually vibrant.
These daily, three minute devotional readings are based on the events that took place in the lives of people around Jesus at the time of His conception and birth; Mary, Joseph, Zacharias and Elizabeth. Through these simple readings, new light springs forth from common words revealing powerful truths that will release the power of Jesus’ birth into your family, business, and your whole life all year long.
Never has one event had so much impact on the nature of man and the course of human events, from individual lives to whole of societal structures. Never has one event rewritten the lives and times of so many people on our planet. Are there personal truths just for you, hidden in these familiar passages, that could release the same earth shaking, life changing power of Jesus’ birth into your life? I believe the answer is a resounding "YES"!
Each of these twenty five personal messages reveals twenty five “gifts” Jesus is giving you. Each message is from a verse and the word that stood out to me as I prayed for you, which I have highlighted in bold. In just a few minutes a day for the next twenty five days, you can receive His gifts and release the power of Christmas to live a new, Holy Spirit powered life all year long.
Come now on a personal journey with just you and Jesus. Discover new intimacy with Him in these twenty five daily conversations leading up to Christmas. Each one is written in first person tense, as a personal message to you from Jesus. If seen with the eye of the heart, and acted upon, the twenty five gifts will release His power into your life.