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New Year 2013

goldheartMy husband and I had friends for New Years Eve dinner. Along with our dessert, we seek the Lord for His word for the year. Mine was really interesting. I saw four golden candles set in crystal.In the center of the four candles was a golden heart. The second thing I saw was a drum majorette all dressed in costume leading a band. I heard “Have an attitude of gratitude in all things for they are all to Me.” The two words I got were “peace” and “gift”.

I awoke at 6:26 and so I went to Matthew 6:26–

“Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns,
and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?”

I love the heading on this chapter in Matthew: “The Cure for Anxiety” and its subheading on this portion Matthew 6:25-34: “Know the Father”.

LOOK

The Greek word is emblepo #1689 from roots #1722 and #991 in Strong’s. It means to look on, to observe fixedly, to discern clearly — behold, gaze up, look upon, see

#1722 en — a preposition meaning a fixed position in place, time or state. in, on, at, by any place or thing with the primary idea of REST. en means “remaining in place”. In a wider sense it means “in close contact”, attached to the vine.

#991 blepo — to look at, behold, beware, lie, look (on, at), perceive, regard, see, sight, take heed

Interpretation
Since it was the ending of a calendar year and the beginning of another, I sincerely received this as  promise. It was an encouragement to keep my eyes on Him. The Lord was telling me to rest in Him and remain there. Although the year ahead may have worrisome issues, just abide in Him and keep looking upon Him and His promises.