The word “Creare” is a Latin word that is described as follows: to create, to bring forth, to produce, to give life.
God has an awesome destiny for us: “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope
and a future.” (Jer 29:11) NIV
For that reason we must understand our awesome identity; as destiny is locked up in our identity, where identity determines our destiny. (Seed produces after its kind).
To embrace and understand this awesome identity, we must embrace and understand our Father’s heart, for there our identity is to be found: in our Father’s heart.
The most awesome place of birthing dreams, identity and the formation of you and me is found in our Father God, from where it is articulated and clearly shown through His
Son: Jesus Christ. “…the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him.” (Jn 1:18b)
In Jesus Christ we see the articulation of the dream that the Father has about us, who we can be, and what we and Him can do together.
In our Father’s dream we can find the mandate for life:
Explained by Jesus Christ, our Ultimate Example;
Made reality by the Holy Spirit, our Trainer and Coach for life.
An articulation of our Father’s heart in Zephaniah 3:17
, gives us an understanding of who we are as a “crown product”
of our Father’s heart.
“The Lord your God is in the midst of you a Mighty One, a Savior [who saves]! He will rejoice over you with joy; He will rest [in silent satisfaction]
and in His love He will be silent and make no mention [of past sins, or even recall them]; He will exult over you with singing.”
NKJV - The Lord your God in your midst…
NIV - The Lord your God is with you…
LAB - For the Lord your God has arrived to live among you…
AMP - The Lord your God is in the midst of you…
The articulation of who we are, because of who He is, will be NATIONS Distinguished by His presence.
“How will anyone know that You are pleased with me and with your people unless you go with us? What else will distinguish me and your people from all the other people
on the face of the earth?” (Ex 33:16)
NKJV - …The Mighty One, will save; …
NIV - …He is mighty to save…M
LAB - …He is a Mighty Savior. He will give you victory…
AMP - …a Mighty One, a Savior [Who saves]!
The articulation of who we are, because of who He is, will be Nations, CREATIVE
Distinguished by the Creator, (Genesis 1 and 2)
and His creative, symbolic salvation strategy through Jesus Christ (Genesis 3:15 and Jn 3:16)
for us to be new creations (2 Cor 5:17)
born again (Jn 3:3)
, standing as ambassadors of who He is
“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors…” (2 Cor 5:20)
NKJV - …He will rejoice over you with gladness…
NIV - …He will take great delight in you…
LAB - …He will rejoice over you in great gladness…
AMP - …He will rejoice over you with joy;..
The articulation of who we are, because of who He is, will be Nations, creative, PASSIONATE
Distinguished by a God of passion, where His joy over us, become our strength! There’s a passion that drives us, and it comes from the Father’s heart.
NKJV - …He will quiet you with His love…
NIV - …He will quiet you with His love…
LAB - …He will love you and not accuse you…
AMP - …He will rest [in silent satisfaction] and in His love He will be silent and make no mention [of past sins, or even recall them];…
The articulation of who we are, because of who He is, will be: Nations, creative, passionate, INTIMATE
Distinguished by God who is called “Love”
where “…we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love, lives in God, and
God in him.” (1 Jn 4:16)
Intimacy with God defines the quality of His love that draws us in that place of closeness.
NKJV - …He will rejoice over you with singing.
NIV - …He will rejoice over you with singing.
LAB - …Is that a joyous choir I hear? No, it is the Lord Himself exalting over you in happy song.
AMP - …He will exult over you with singing.
The articulation of who we are, because of who He is, will be: Nations, creative, passionate, intimate, EXPRESSIVE
Distinguished by an extreme expressive God, to express extravagant love and worship in that defined quality.
All this we are with God!
As a MISSION STATEMENT for life may we see from the heart of God:
Nations who are creative, passionate, intimate and expressive in their love and worship, which is an eternal lifestyle relationship with
an Awesome God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit!
From this articulation of the dream in the heart of the Father, 7 keywords arose as a vision to be part of bringing forth the Father’s dream
as a reality today among the nations of the earth.
May His all sufficient grace take us deeper in an articulated quality lifestyle with our destiny in His heart (Jer 29:11)
and hand (Is 49:16)
to be sown among the nations with the overflow of our cup as a ministry of impact and influence in this seven vision keywords:
Disciple! Train! Plant! Build! Activate! Reach! Enjoy!
Let this 7 keywords be first a reality in your own life and you’ll see how our Father’s dream will become your perspective for an awesome life with God!