Purposeful Faith

Intimate Words from a Father

I love how God wants to speak to us, intimately. Through prayer, I have gotten such a glimpse for his heart for me, for you and for all we are facing.

This is how I believe God might want to speak, personally to you today… Oh, how I hope these words and bible verses speak to the deep of you!

My child,

What you cannot see, I can. I know the plans I have for you – for prospering – and not for harming you. What would it look like for you to really trust me? To lean on me? To know me?

(Kelly’s response: I guess, God, it would look like me: seeing you in all things, choosing to ask for help, waiting on you, and having a willing heart to change).

Daughter, I know your path. I see the end goal and how I’ll get you there. If you will follow me, all these things will be added onto you. Truly, you come into what you most want, when you most want me.

(My response: God, will you help me to most want you?)

It is a joy to teach you. But, like a child with their hands over their ears, I can’t give what you won’t let in. Will you be willing to hear me in new ways?

(My response: God, I need your help. I want to.)

I am a good teacher. I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go. With my loving eye upon you: I will not fail you. Hold my hand. Follow me. There is increase for you. I am the creator of all things. Imagine what I can create in your life. Don’t rule out my goodness. If I sent Jesus to die for you, how much more will I do for you?

Lean on me. It’s okay to relax on my strength. You can trust me to hold you up. To equip you. To engage your heart in a tender way that changes you. I am good to you. In me, you’ll find rest.

(My response: Yes, God, I want that. I really do. I want to know and love you more. May you pour out the grace for me to draw near to your heart.)


Your daddy

Bible Verses to Ponder:

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. (Ps. 32:8)

Whoever has ears, let them hear. (Mt. 11:15)

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. (James 1:17)

He has said: “This is the place of rest, let the weary rest; this is the place of repose.” But they would not listen. (Is. 28:12)


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Kelly, a fun-loving, active and spunky mom of two rambunctious toddlers, spends her days pushing swings, changing diapers and pursuing the Lord with all her heart. Called a "Cheerleader of Faith", Kelly's greatest desire is to help women live passionately, purposefully and unencumbered for the Lord.

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  • This was just what I needed to start my day. Thank you Holy Spirit for speaking to me through words that touch my soul. Psalm 32:8 will be one I write down and read every day.

  • Hi Kelly, I have just been reading your posts for the last couple of weeks. Your words truly connect to me. I, too, am a blogger/video blogger..via blogger.
    Today, your prayers that this post would be powerful, has been granted. I wept as I read & prayed.
    I am planning on divorcing my husband… He knows. Our marriage hasn’t been biblically based. He’s a Christian… yet the evidence in our home, marriage is not. I do love & care for him. After 20+ yrs. of being treated as a tool, I lost myselF. Emotional abuse & neglect has made me that way. I could rattle on and prove my case, yet this is not the place.
    I am scared. I’ve never been on my own. I hurt because of the consequences, especially my 3 girls. He has placed them ahead of me, allows disrespect, and I have no control.
    Our families know that our marriage has always been unstable. Counselors, retreats, prayers, has only changed me.
    The best thing He can say about me is that I am the mother of his children. Again, a tool.
    Although I move forward, I will obey God if His plans are different. It will be difficult since I’ve cried wolf so many times.
    Thank you for your prayer…. I will be repeating it many times each day.
    With a God-fearing broken heart, I am grateful to have come across your blogs, heidi

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