The Main Thing
I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing because whatever the Father does the Son also does. For the Father loves the Son and shows him all he does. John 5:19-20
In your journey to realize God’s dream for your life, God’s will must be at the forefront of your mind. What is God’s will? It’s directly reflected in the character of Christ. In Jesus, we see an aggressive freedom to pursue, articulate, and accept His Father’s will. In his connection to the Father’s will, God’s man sees it, feels it, adopts it, integrates it, and is individually motivated to pursue it.
God’s dream for you is identical. In the Gospels, Jesus presents a powerful picture of His Father as the creative mind and Himself the primary agent for its expression on earth. It’s a dynamic expression rooted in love, intimate knowledge and a mutual commitment to accomplish a very specific purpose. Before Jesus had healed one person, cast out one demon, or preached one message on the kingdom, the emphatic Father laid the foundation for His Son’s fulfillment of His will by cementing their bond. It’s a bond we will experience when we begin to venture successfully into the Father’s will.
With this type of love pulsating from His Father toward him, Jesus could afford to emotionally and relationally live for an audience of One and the will of One. He would not need the approval or acceptance of men. This made Him Fearless in His focus and approval or acceptance of men. This made Him fearless in His focus and pursuit of the Father’s priorities for His time on earth.
Father, it is your will that fear is not to rule my life.