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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

My Utmost For His Highest : "The Bow In The Cloud"

December 6, 2011

I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a
token of a covenant between Me and the earth.
Genesis 9:13
It is the Will of God that human beings should get into moral
relationship with Him, and His covenants are for this purpose. Why
does not God save me? He has saved me, but I have not entered into
relationship with Him. Why does not God do this and that? He has done
it, the point is - Will I step into covenant relationship? All the
great blessings of God are finished and complete, but they are not
mine until I enter into relationship with Him on the basis of His
Waiting for God is incarnate unbelief, it means that I have no faith
in Him; I wait for Him to do something in me that I may trust in
that. God will not do it, because that is not the basis of the
God-and-man relationship. Man has to go out of himself in his
covenant with God as God goes out of Himself in His covenant with
man. It is a question of faith in God - the rarest thing; we have
faith only in our feelings. I do not believe God unless He will give
me something in my hand whereby I may know I have it, then I say -
"Now I believe." There is no faith there. "Look unto Me, and be ye
When I have really transacted business with God on His covenant and
have let go entirely, there is no sense of merit, no human ingredient
in it at all, but a complete overwhelming sense of being brought into
union with God, and the whole thing is transfigured with peace and

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