Acceptance Series Part 3
Jeremiah 29:11 (AV)
11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
When we look at this Declaration of Love of the Father to his child we must first understand where the child was at this moment.
2. The World System has corrupted the way we envision how a father loves, corrects, protects & speaks over us.
3. When I think of Daddy God i think..
Now i also know him as a God of correction..
But thats the least of my worries if I obey him..
But this text should excite every believer who see’s God as there heavenly father.
29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you
1 Corinthians 2:10–11 (TPT)
10 But God now unveils these profound realities to us by the Spirit.
Yes, he has revealed to us his inmost heart and deepest mysteries through the Holy Spirit, who constantly explores all things.
11 After all, who can really see into a person’s heart and know his hidden impulses except for that person’s spirit?
So it is with God.
His thoughts and secrets are only fully understood by his Spirit, the Spirit of God.
Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Thesaurus (thought) 1 the act or process of thinking, immersed in deep thought
synonyms brainwork, deliberation, reflection, speculation
related words contemplation; meditation, musing, pondering
thoughts of peace
šālôm]; AV also FAVOUR, PROSPEROUS; NEB also SAFETY, FAREWELL, WELFARE, WELCOME, PROSPER (ITY), UNHARMED, GREETINGS, GOOD NEWS, SOUND, HARMONY, etc.;
REST, QUIETNESS; NEB also SAFE, TERMS, GOOD WISHES, BLESSINGS, HAPPILY
COME TO TERMS
The Concept of Peace In the OT is most often represented by the Hebrew derivatives.
The Noun salom, one of the most significant theological terms in scripture.
Has a wide range stressing various nuances of its basic meaning in Scripture
Totality or Completeness
These nuances include fulfillment, completion, maturity, soundness, wholeness (both individual and communal), community, harmony, tranquility, security, well-being, welfare, friendship, agreement, success, and prosperity.
Peace is often understood as the opposite of war (Eccl.
3:8; Ps. 120:7) or linked with the absence of war
But Lets talk for a Minute about Perfect Peace
In the NT
Corresponding to Heb. šālôm in the OT, Gk. eirḗnē and its derivatives form the dominant NT word-group expressing the ideas of peace, well-being, rest, reconciliation with God, and salvation in the fullest sense.
In classical Greek eirḗnē primarily signified the absence of conflict (especially in a political or military sense
Thus eirḗnē in the NT has taken on the broader connotation of well-being, completeness, inner satisfaction, the contentment and serenity that derive from having lived a full life, etc.
The peace that Jesus gives is qualitatively different from that which the world can give
As the source of all peace, God is frequently referred to in the epistles as the “God of peace
Peace is included among the gifts of the Holy Spirit to believers
The NT expects peace to be the normal state of affairs among Christians
Jesus Christ is the mediator of peace (Col.
Peace with God is the result of being justified through faith in Christ (Rom.
The good news of salvation, which is called “the gospel of peace” (Eph.
6:15) because it reconciles believers to God and another (cf.
2:12–18), forms part of the “whole armor of God” (6:11, 13) that enables the Christian to withstand the attacks of the spiritual forces of evil.
to give you an expected end.
God the father has a plan for you and its an expected End.
tiq-wa(h)-expectation, hope, optimistic Outlook
I want what God Wants For You....