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God’s Self-Portrait


The Lord says: Let not the wise man bask in his wisdom, nor the mighty man in his might, nor the rich man in his riches. Let them boast in this alone: That they truly know me, and understand that I am the Lord of justice and of righteousness whose love is steadfast, and that I love to be this way.
Jeremiah 9:23,24 tlb



STEADFAST LOVE: loyal, faithful, enduring, firm

God has given me a picture of Himself. These characteristics motivate Him, and they are always His underlying purpose.

I allowed this or I did that because I am always just and righteous and because I love you

If what is happening in my life or in the lives of my loved ones does not fit into one of these categories, then I am not viewing it correctly — from the proper perspective. God does not lie, and I must keep this in mind constantly.

A. W. Tozer said, “It is most important to our spiritual welfare that we hold in our minds always a right conception of God. Nothing twists and deforms the soul more than a low or unworthy conception of God.”*

*The Best of Tozer (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1978), p.120.

About the Author

Anabel spent decades teaching in many contexts through Lifetime Guarantee Ministries. She has taught countless others how to have a genuine intimate faith and a sound marriage. She shared from her heart about living from the heart. Lifetime’s beloved founder and mentor passed away November 7, 2010. Her legacy and influence are timeless and priceless.