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How would one describe the intensity… the height, depth, width and breadth, of the Lord our God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit… three Persons so in love with each other and so desirous to honour One Another, that They are One heart, One Mind, One Love, One motive, of One spirit yet are Three?

How can one describe the complete extent to the highest degree of our God’s beauty in all its manifested glory, of which we live amongst and visibly see in all the abundant, overflowing lavishness of its magnificent display, as well as the manifested but unseen glory to be searched out and discovered by those of us who seek to know our God?  And as our God discloses a little more of Himself with each deeper seeking to know and understand He who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit, we do eagerly obey His one law which He gave us when He declared to the disciples on the Mount: “This is My beloved Son whom I love.  With Him I am well pleased.  Listen to Him!”[1] …and we never stop seeking… and so we do comply with heart-felt gratitude that He has instructed us with such a simple law to follow that as we have an ever-increasing appetite to know They who are our God and our Creator, we now become ones who have lost our heads as if magnetically drawn towards our Creator who fore-imagined us before we were given birth…  And we find that our spirit’s motives are now driven to bring honour and glory to our Lord God Almighty, cringing with repulsion at the slightest suggestion that we might take any for ourselves… The desires of our soul are now concentrated in singular focus for our beloved God’s eternal pleasures, delights, dreams and visions to be fulfilled and we are drunk on love for the Lord, the Lord, the Lord who are Father, Son and Holy Spirit, three Persons, One God… our God… the God of ALL CREATION… majestic in glorious Beauty indescribable and full of LOVE…  And we are utterly confounded to fathom the motives of those who do not desire and will not listen to Jesus.

They call each of us, choose ones who respond and then elect those who submit themselves to obey the simple, simple command – listen to Jesus – and prepare us, and are now leading us into the unknown of the ALL of Them in an adventure beyond our wildest dreams where we are discovering there is no limit, …. but an ever increasing, never ending, free fall into the all of God who always will be Himself ever increasing in all of His glory, grace, goodness, kindness, righteousness, justice, mercy, freedom and so much more that we are yet to understand, as we become a part of His expansion of Himself, and for He and us to receive sensational, ecstatic pleasure in the fulfilment of the all of His dreams…  A dream realised, now taking Him into His future… and why should we not expect that He who said, “I the Lord do not change,”[2] will increase even as He does not change… that He is and always will be… The Way, The Truth, The Life, The Resurrection, The Gate, The Bread of Life, the Living Bread, The Light of the World, The Good Shepherd, Creator, The Lord our God who is Love… and as the four Living Creatures around the throne sang about Him:  “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.”  He is to come…

Just to begin to see even in the familiar light of the light of fear is to have our breath taken away… How much more then, is our breath taken away as we become completely soaked and dissolve into the atmosphere of the incredible, ethereal intenseness of the AWE of the enormous magnitude and immense complexity to the most extreme degree and saturation of Their Love?  A Love that manifested creation in the fullness of the beauty of the ALL of Their hearts… a creation into which we were born and Love is now revealing in the Light of Love, and beginning to expose by the Light of Resurrection?

To understand the washing of He, who is The Word who gave Himself to be birthed in a clay vessel and is named Jesus, perfect, yet perfected through such an all-consuming concentrated degree of focus, motivated by pure, unadulterated love, flowing like a raging river within its deep caverns yet manifesting as springs of living water from which all who would, could come to it to freely drink… a love of which He would not, even if He could, escape from the fierce violence of its drive that strengthened Him to embrace such a suffering as was immeasurable and never can be compared or taken on by anyone else… an all-consuming love driven by its profound, unquenchable ambition for resurrection of all that the Father hoped, desired and dreamed of for His creation… a Love that is The Resurrection… is to see a love wash all creation with the resurrection of The Resurrection…

Love created all things… all things were created by Love and in Love… by Agape and in Agape… and Agape has washed all things by Agape that all now lives in the resurrection, being made ready for their appointed time… A love from which such a powerful force drove The Resurrection to achieve His own resurrection that He was to receive the greater things… the newer things… the resurrected things of the Resurrection Himself and He submitted Himself to be resurrected by the power of the Holy Spirit to resurrect Him so that the Holy Spirit would and does share in the resurrection of Resurrection…

For my Father brooded over the thoughts of His mind which flowed from the depths of His heart for time unaccountable, for time was yet not, then as He was able to express them, The Word who was Jesus yet to be made flesh, spoke forth the broodings of the Father… and WHAT words were spoken at that time that created such things as were created with those words… and each day what was spoken for that day the Holy Spirit brought forth into what is tangible by His intangible power… and what manifested was the beauteous wonders of all that, which the emotions and thought of the bottomless well of The Father’s heart held, now made of solid matter, but yet in delicate submission to the humble frangibility of His heart…  And all of Creation was knitted together in delicate intricate web-like designs as to repeat the pattern and design of how the Three created by, though each Person of the Godhead could have brought forth all of creation singularly without the assistance of the other, yet considered Themselves not that the Three would be One…. and in all wisdom, much is hidden to the eyes of the creatures who were given to walk on this earth.  For how can we see what treasure His heart holds and cherishes when we desire not to know Him?  Why would He or should He reveal to us His deepest secrets which would open up the vulnerability of His heart to a people who are prone to dismiss Him, excuse Him away and give credit to all that He has done and continues to do to others they know not, making up theories they understand not, and laws they abide not by and with conceptions of justice which they fall far short of… a people who are clothed with a righteousness that is but filthy rags, yet proudly worn by them in such pompous arrogance, with such a disgraceful show of mercilessness and callous indifference to their Creator…

Each time I look at Your creation, my God, such as the most simple of garden flowers in appearance, which falls so readily and humbly to the ground to be trodden over by men and animals and are considered fare of such little worth that they are used to fill in hard to grow spaces with partial light and poor soil… I see the cherished treasures of Your heart, Father, hidden in them, and I come to know You a little more… and my mind continues to be blown away in giddying AWE of You…  now made more visible through eyes that are learning to see by the Light of Love and of The Resurrection… the Resurrection and the Spirit of the Resurrection who both love you with the intensity of the all-consuming power-driven force of the all of Love that Jesus lay down His life for You and the Holy Spirit humbly gave of Himself to be poured out on all of creation that it be brought to the R/resurrection, so that You will live Your life through Your empire of dreams now released from its captivity and unfolding with men and women living in and by that same R/resurrection now returning to You the 100-fold of the 100-fold of the 100-fold many times over as we begin to see through the Light of Love and the Light of Resurrection to give You the increase…

There is within the All of our Lord God Almighty, and the all that is manifested of His glory, layer and layer of detail upon detail, seen and unseen, which is why the outpouring of His word is like the alabaster jar of perfume, the pure nard being released continuously and lingeringly to permeate our pores and our very personage and our essence are now being changed forever… Never to be the same again are those who receive He who is The Word… and the revelations of the W/word are from ever deepening, ever widening depths with such intense, power saturated authority, dripping with liquid myrrh, to release us from all that has bound us and held us down until this time… the appointed time… The AWE of His FREEDOM given freely to all who seek to honour Father, Son and Holy Spirit as They do each other, and who will willingly submit humbly with extreme effort and an urgent sense of imperative necessity to continuous repentance, with an arrogant narrow focus of listening to Jesus, following Him, practising His words and listening to the counsel of the Holy Spirit who reminds us of everything that Jesus has said as Jesus did say only what He heard His Father in Heaven say… and all that He continues to say with the authority given Him as He disciples us to become of the fullness of sons and daughters as He is THE SON of the One and Only Father whom He so loves, with whom He is so well pleased that He gave the ALL of His life for Him, and listens only to Him and to the counsel of the Holy Spirit with whom He entrusted His life … so that we will reign as kings in submission to He who is King of kings and bring Him honour and glory as the Holy Spirit does teach us…

What appears on the surface to the naked eye of the onlooker to be mundane and ordinary, even dull and unattractive to behold, and particularly not worthy of taking the time to inspect, will hold within it enchanting elements of minute, intricate detail and treasures not seen or appreciated by those who neither seek nor expect and quickly dismiss all that does not provide instant gratification with little to no effort on their part…

For within is held the robust boldness and delicate, exquisite sensitivity of the frangible, beauteous inner thoughts of our Father’s heart… expressed by the Word in words saturated in beauty from the treasures of the heart of THE SON, and brought into tangible being by the power of the Holy Spirit, driven by a heart of such ethereal beauty as yet undiscovered, so jealous for each other that each must share in the pleasure, the joy AND the satisfaction of the magnitude of creation… Yet from the generous nature of He who is Creator was poured out ALL LOVE… for all of Creation was made by Agape, Agape created all things… that all of Creation was good, and God saw at the close of each day that it was good.  And by His generosity to a dying world, so much of creation was made visible even by the light of fear that the world is so surrounded by His beauty it has, in the light of fear, become desensitised and blinded to all the goodness He did provide for it that the people of the world appreciate it little, and value it by greed, which is their natural tendency.  They have made that which He lavishly and freely gave them scarce that they may value it beyond the reach of many of their fellow man’s budgets… yet the pearls and precious stones such as diamonds, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, topazes, tourmalines and opals of fiery colours and gold and silver are intricately placed within the humblest of garden flowers in such an explosion of generosity and intensity of passion and with such a delicate tenderness that did sensitively and extravagantly detail the tiniest of tiniest of spaces as though The Lord, The Lord, The Lord were painting vast expanses, and yet the naked eye cannot even see it to begin to appreciate the manifold elegant splendorous beauty that is our God and comes directly from the treasures of His heart…  For all things beautiful by our God, who is ALL BEAUTY, have been manifested in exquisite, delicate humility of such an elegant composure and substance so as to deceptively appear to the eye of the onlooker as of the most dismissive, simple and ordinary thing, yet are so extraordinary that when the Light of Love shines on them, their treasures are revealed in such majestic glory that the light of fear is blinded forever by it …and of which our Lord God Almighty has so wisely hidden to be revealed at the appointed time to those who do seek…

And I see the layers upon layers of Your Word opening up in the word, and I see, yet I comprehend not, why so many think they know all there is to know of You with a casual reading of Your Bible, which they then over-ride by their many, many words to explain Your words…  For as You have hidden treasures of Your heart in the crevices and the hills and valleys of all of creation, from the outer reaches of the universe to the tiniest of creatures and plant life in the darkest, deepest depths of the ocean, You cover Yourself in word, dressed by The Word with the same skilful detail upon detail and layer upon layer, each holding within it new truths… for the seekers with sincere motivation of heart and purpose to pursue with endurance to know The Truth and who will never be satisfied with the reading of the truth, the word of God, without coming to understand the Truth that they may find the treasure in the field for which they would sell all they have to obtain… “For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.” [3]

The Word, as to be discovered in His word, is like the intricate patterns of lacy knitted web-like weavings, so fine and delicate that there is visible the impression of sub-patterns of even finer gossamer threads weaving in and out, making layer upon layer yet never confusing the layer above, or the layer below, and of which He has humbly and purposefully placed images of Himself in the hidden treasures on a leaf… the leaf of a rose being given the same treasure as the leaf of a celery plant and a similar treasure-filled pattern is reproduced in the skin of a pearl…  what an un-matchable skilful Master Artist our omniscient God is!

The visible pattern on the skin of a strawberry which shows beauty of great majesty even to the ordinary eye, is to be found casually lying across the soil of the ground, and yet again the very same pattern of the strawberry’s skin is hidden within the depths of a semi-dried petal which makes up an even larger, more glamorous shape… a cut dark red rose.  The rose is considered to be one of the most beautiful and prized of garden flowers, yet whilst its hidden structure, which appears to be like a hillside of rivulets of tiny gems tightly held together with the finest threads of life-giving blood, is the same hidden pattern as the most simplest of flowers, the reflection of light from each of the rose’s tiny hidden gems is far less than that of the simple flower, which is revered not.  Yet the reflection of God’s light in the flower of little worth causes each of its petals to shimmer and its tiny gem-like structure appears to be a hillside of delicately coloured pearls with almost a transparent lustre, through which the Light of God’s Love shines gloriously as like the windows of Heaven being wide open… and this is Justice at work in Love… Love who is God in all His graceful, majestic beauty at judgement…

And likewise dear brothers and sisters, such treasures are to be found within each of you, and our God is enthralled by the very thought of them, so much that He gave up ALL He had… ALL OF HIMSELF… all of Love… that He may purchase you at NO SMALL PRICE… no price that did not cost Him and I hope and pray and implore you that each of you give your all back to Him so that He is able to experience a headiness of such immeasurable, giddying pleasure that He does now Himself freefall into the all of His hopes and dreams as they unfold for Him to now dwell within… that treasured place of deepest secret passion, cherished in the most delicate, cocooned, silent suffering and private solitude, held within the brokenness of the heart of The One who is so loved by the Son and by the Holy Spirit that they have given Their all to release the locked away dreams of He who is most BEAUTIFUL… And why would I declare Him to be most beautiful, for isn’t that what My Teachers have shown me by example?  That They, Jesus and the Holy Spirit have given Their all for He who commands such love…

And how could you possibly say that He is harsh or cruel or unkind?  From where do these accusations and notions come from, but from the same one that Jesus had to say to Peter, “Get behind Me Satan!  You are a stumbling block to Me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men.”[4]

And so we place the rose as a central attraction in our gardens, and indeed it rises to the occasion not only with its beautiful shape, but also many of its species have an enchanting fragrance for which they are most desired, and thus it receives the honour accorded to it with much admiration from all who pass by.  It fulfils its role magnificently when it receives full sun and is well provided for, but woe to the rose which is not well fed and is not well positioned to receive good sunshine… It will not throw off its beautiful blooms and without its blooms it cannot emit its fragrance to enchant… and it become a sorry specimen…

And so it is with many of us… there are those who are planted as the centre attractions within God’s garden, who are choice purchases without severe damage, crippling or disease, and others to varying degrees for our Father wastes not, prepared that we would readily function for the very purpose of the position we are placed in, with little resistance to the receiving of all that our Teacher would place in us, so that He is ensured a responsive, healthy result without delay.  And to ascertain greatest enjoyment, we are well fertilized with all necessary nutrients, in the precise position which causes us to grow sturdily and bloom proficiently that all who pass by may receive and enjoy that which we give and our owner is well pleased with us.  We are given much, have received much and are expected much of, not just by our owner but by His visitors, for we are there to ensure His garden is an attractive, enticing display, bringing Him the glory and the honour He so deserves.

But I have watched my Father’s heart draw tenderly near to the little plants planted in the darker places, even amongst the rocky soil and neglected, because He knows that come rain or shine, hail and snow these plants will continue to grow and reproduce, ever reflecting their Creator’s love on their faces for Him to enjoy and see the rivulets of tiny, tiny pearls all peering back at Him with the same love that He did create by… and when disaster comes, most will have spawned to regenerate and reproduce that they may continue on His path of life… and so it is with His children who have been planted in clay soil, shunted in the darkness or at least with dappled light, who have born the cruelty of men and women in their lives with many such painful difficulties being placed on them for them to struggle with, and yet they cling to the glimmer of light which is shed upon them…  How His heart looks out for such as these and how His eyes linger tenderly over them and His heart swells with pride for them, even with the simplest of their achievements, which are not considered of value by others… for they know not and see not with the Light of Love or of the Resurrection as the Lord, the Lord, the Lord do, and we are to be ever so mindful to see with eyes that see in the Light of Love and now of the Resurrection, that we would judge not, but have the same heart as our Father, and as our Brother Jesus and our Counsellor, the Holy Spirit, that we do take tender care of our Father’s little ones, all He brings to us, to lead them safely home to Him and not to consider ourselves of any great achievement, that we are merely performing as expected of us, that which we were prepared for…

My dear brothers and sisters, freely we have received, freely give.  And as our Brother Jesus gave the all of Himself for our Father and freely shared the all of His inheritance with us who belong to Him at no cost to us but at great cost to Him, we also should be of like mind, heart and spirit that we too may reflect the fullness of God’s beautiful heart and shine like the full light of day that the windows of Heaven will be fully opened…  

And Jesus said, “And why do you worry about clothes?  See how the lilies of the field grow.  They do not labour or spin.  Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendour was dressed like one of these.  If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith.”[5]  That we too will pave His creation with such treasures now from our own hearts as our Father, Brother and Counsellor have done so before us, that all of creation is a manifestation of the resurrected glory of His beauty… and it gives back to Him the manifold increase that it will be that there is no longer any shadow or darkness within us for we have been consumed by our love for our God and become all beautiful, laying down our lives, that He may now gaze upon hearts only overflowing generously with the most glorious of treasures, to be poured out upon all He can now entrust us with…




[1] Matthew 17:5; Mark 9:5; Luke 9:35

[2] Malachi 3:6

[3] Matthew 7:8; Luke 11:10

[4] Matthew 16:23

[5] Matthew 6:28-30

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