Lift up your heads, O gates! And be lifted up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord, mighty in battle! Lift up your heads, O gates! And lift them up, O ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory! ~Psalms 24:7-10
Awake O Sleeper. Do not let your life pass you by, Weary One. Do not sleep your life away. By sleep, I mean walking through your life as if your current reality is all there is. Standing in the foggy mist of discouragement clouds your view of what actually is true. Swing wide the gates. Invite me in. Let me into your circumstance so I can change your perspective. Ask me for My viewpoint, because it is eternal. I don’t only see where you are now, I see what is being formed in you. It is a precious thing. You are not awake to it. Let the King of Glory come in. Let My Son show you all that is in store for you. Not darkness…glorious light, hope, and victory.
See your reality with My eyes. Longsuffering produces depth. Patience produces wisdom. Hardship produces compassion. You are not aware of the precious jewels being formed within you. Like diamonds are formed under pressure, so you are going to shine in a spectacular way. You already are; you just do not know it. Look, My Love. You carry brilliance and beauty, even now. Even in the mess of life, you are being formed for My eternal purpose. Swing wide the gates. Open yourself to me. Let me work through your pain and suffering.
You will find that joy comes disguised as pain. Hope is dressed as suffering. It is My secret. When you hold onto your circumstances as gifts from me, you will find you see them with new eyes. See. Your resurrection is at hand. Walk out of your grave.