The structure would not be the same for a building of steel, as that of a building of glass. One would seem stronger, and yet, it takes greater strength to be transparent.
It is easy to hide behind a facade–as steel; to harden thy face, without the slightest trace of emotion or love. But that is a lonely place to be, always hiding–even from Me.
Oh can’t you see?
That it is love that draws others near…Love that stops the fear in a heart that feels split apart. The cries of a hurting soul reaches My ears…
“The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous, and his ears toward their cry.” Psalms 34:15
I’m right here.
And I wait for you to see clear, and step out from the house you hold dear; that shell, the lie that holds you there.
Your heart stands still…
Allow Me to be revealed in thee.
Allow Me to transform the condition of your heart–to give you a brand new start, and a house that is strong; not made from steel, but what you can feel…
A love that changes that house of steel to glass–relationship at last!
It’s how I see you.
“If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you.” John 15:10-14
“Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with brotherly affection; outdo one another in showing honor.” Romans 12:9-10
“Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old nature with its practices and have put on the new nature, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.” Colossians 3:9-10
“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get.” Matthew 7:1-2
“I appeal to you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Romans 12:1-2
“Above all hold unfailing your love for one another, since love covers a multitude of sins.” I Peter 4:8
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” John 14:27