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SOMMER FAMILY BLESSING

Welcome to the blog for Linda Sommer.

My Blog will cover three subjects:

WORD FROM THE LORD, FAMILY, and MINISTRY.

WORD FROM THE LORD
Every day I spend time with the Lord in the morning and He speaks to my heart words that are encouraging, exhorting and sometimes rebuking.

At first, I felt not to share these words with others, but then I realized I am just one of His followers. There are many people who need a word daily from the Lord, but they do not have the time to seek Him. This is why I decided to share the words I received from time to time. The messages are in first person as the the Lord relayed them to my spirtual ears.

FAMILY
We have three sons and nine grandchildren. There is something new happening all the time in the Sommer family. I will post some of these events of interest.

MINISTRY
Tom and I have traveled the world. To find out more about our ministry you may consult our webpage -
http://www.voiceofthesword.com/.
I will keep you updated on future speaking enagements and ministry developments.


Monday, April 30, 2012

PRECIOUS

You are very precious to Me.  It was My joy to give My life so that you might have My life within you.  I purchased you with My shed blood and you are one of My most precious possessions.  You are the pearl of great price that I mentioned in My parable about the pearl.  You are the treasure in the field that I gave everything to purchase.  Many love Me and want to serve Me, but My desire is that those who believe in Me really get to know Me intimately.

Every day I have love songs I want to sing to My precious possessions.  I want to embrace them and wrap them in My Spirit and energize them with the seven-fold anointing of My Spirit.  However, few see themselves as precious to Me.  Few take the time to commune with Me. 

When you receive the love I have for you deep down in your heart, you will never again feel unworthy.  I have forgiven your past sins, your present sins, and your future sins.  I see you as My precious child wrapped in My robe of righteousness.  Hold your head up high today and praise Me because you are fearfully and wonderfully made. 

MATTHEW 13:44-46; PSALM 139:14

Sunday, April 29, 2012

PRAISE

When I made My entry into Jerusalem just before I was crucified, the Pharisees wanted Me to stop the crowds from praising Me. I responded that if people remained silent in My presence, the rocks would cry out.  Rocks have the ability to record what is said over the airwaves.  One day you will hear their recorded praises to Me.  Everything that has breath praises Me daily.  The birds sing their love songs to Me at sunrise and sunset.  Sit outside during these times of the day and enjoy their serenade and join their songs of praise to Me.  The trees clap their hands and rejoice.  As you see the tree branches rocking with every breeze, raise your hands and join them as they praise Me.   

When I walked on earth I had My seasons of praise to My Father.  I had a time of worship and praise at least four times a day.  These interludes of worship will help you to always acknowledge My presence with you.  When you meet in corporate worship, I am in the midst of that worship and I have My hands raised to My Holy Father in praise.  Praise is the devil's death knell.  If you want to keep him at bay in your life, continually praise Me.

LUKE 19:40; ISAIAH 55:12; PSALM 150:6; HEBREWS 3:12

Saturday, April 28, 2012

ENERGY

My Holy Spirit is the energizer.  I know there are days when you simply think you do not have the energy to carry out those tasks that you must accomplish.  When you have those days, instead of focusing on your weakness, look to Me for your strength.  I truly am your strength and My Spirit is able to infuse you with the strength you need to get through the day.

Paul wrote that where he was weak, I supplied the strength and grace he needed.  He also wrote that he could do all things through Me Who gives him the strength. 

Remember always that you contain My Holy Spirit Who is the very resurrection power that raised Me from the dead.  My Holy Spirit can life your body whenever you feel weak.  Today give your minutes to Me and ask My Spirit to strengthen you physically and mentally to do the tasks that are needed.
He will help you today.  After all, I called Him "The Helper."

2 CORINTHIANS 12:9; COLOSSIANS 1:11; PHILIPPIANS 4:13

Friday, April 27, 2012

TOGETHER

As the days draw near to My coming, more than ever I want you to fellowship with other believers.  Only the Father knows the day of My return, but you surely are in that season.  When you gather together unto Me, I am in the midst of you.  My angels also surround you.  As you break bread together (both the physical bread and the bread of My Word), My Holy Spirit is present to teach you and to bring to your remembrance everything I ever said.

You need one another in these last days.  Many have left their places of worship and no longer have weekly fellowship with other believers.  This is a great concern to Me.  You are My body on earth and each member of the body has an important and unique function.  There is no way that you can get the full picture of just Who I am and experience also what I desire to do if you keep to yourself instead of gathering with fellow believers.

Make it your goal to often gather together with other believers.  I love those times when I hear many voices raised to Me in one spirit - My Spirit.  I prayed that you all would be one with the Father and Me just as I and the Father are one.  This will only take place as you join together as "One United Body."

JOHN 17

Thursday, April 26, 2012

FAITH

When I knew that Peter would be tempted by the devil to deny Me, I told Peter that I would pray that his faith would not fail.  I am praying every day that your faith will not fail.  Even though Peter did deny Me, he did not lose faith in Me.  The tactic of the enemy is to rob you of your faith.  He will say things to you like, "God does not really love you, or how can God still love you after what you have done?"  The first temptation in the Garden of Eden was not to eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge.  The first temptation that Adam and Eve faced was to doubt what I had said.

Faith is in your heart, not your head.  There is only one way that faith can grow in you.  Faith comes by hearing and hearing by My Word.  David prayed, "Thy Word have I hid in My heart that I might not sin against thee." 

Hide My Word in your heart today, and always remember that I am praying that your faith will not fail you.  Peter's faith did not fail him. When I appeared in My resurrected form at the Sea, I gave Peter a chance to declare his love for me three times.  Once Peter declared his love for Me, he never doubted Me again.  Whenever you give in to temptation, do not run from Me.  Instead, run to Me and remember how much I love you.  Faith works by love.  I am praying for you to keep your focus on Me instead of focusing on your sin.  Satan wants you to focus on your sin and if you do this self-condemnation will come in and try to swallow up your faith.  Do not allow this to happen in your life.

LUKE 22:32; GENESIS 3:1; ROMANS 10:17

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

FORGIVENESS

I freely forgave you of every sin (past, present, and future) when I bore your sins in My body.  You cannot earn My forgivness.  Even before you confess your sins, I have already forgiven you.
Look at the word, "forgive."  It means to give ahead of time.  When I died to take away your sins, I gave you ahead of time My forgiveness.  When I see you, I see you without sin.

This is such good news that many cannot comprehend these truths.  You are now in a position of receiving, not earning.  You are in a position of victory because now you are seated with Me, and I am over every principality and power that would seek to trouble you.

These truths should cause you to praise Me all the day long.  When I said, "It is finished," I meant it.
You now are in a position to speak on earth the great victory that I have won for you.  Rejoice today and open your heart to receive all I have for you.  Enjoy My finished work.

JOHN 3:16-17

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

DISCOVERY

You live in a world that is rapidly becoming a world of distraction.  There are so many new technological advances that captivate your mind and cause you to focus on things rather than people.  You have ways of communicating now that keep you from having face to face encounters with people.  There is no way you can discern the character of a person unless you have interaction with them face to face.  This world of distraction has opened the door to the devil's deceptive ways.

Only the truth from My Word can give you clear discernment.  My Word is able to divide the soul from the spirit and it is able to even uncover the thoughts and intents of the hearts of men.  Be careful not to lose your focus in this age of discovery.  The main discovery I desire for you to make is the increasing awareness of My presence with you.  Keep your focus on Me and you will not lose your focus on what is important in life.  What is important in life is getting to know Me better every day and sharing My love with others.

HEBREWS 4:12 

Monday, April 23, 2012

NEXT

It is true that you should have goals everyday, but never allow those goals to get in your way of communing with Me.  The most important goal you can have daily is to stay in constant communion with Me.  I sent My Holy Spirit to lead and guide you in to all truth, but He cannot do this if your mind is busy planning the next thing or marking off your "To Do List." 

Daily commit your works to Me and your way to Me.  Then listen carefully to the still, quiet voice of My Spirit.  He will lead you to do the next thing.  Accomplishing the next thing is what is important and you will know what the next thing is when you are constantly aware of My presence with you.

I am your "Good Shepherd."  You are a sheep in My pasture ( My Kingdom).  Kingdom work is only accomplished as you trust Me to lead you step by step.  I will put you in the right place at the right time and I will open the doors to a fruitful life in My Kingdom.  Today, keep asking Me, "Lord, what should I do next?" and I will tell you.  You will be amazed at the end of the day at how much was accomplished to further My Kingdom on earth.

PSALM 23

Sunday, April 22, 2012

SENSES

My servant David knew the value of rehearsing all the times I came to His rescue or blessed him in some way.  Rehearsing past encounters with Me is a way to keep you moving in faith.  Faith truly is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen.  However, the foundation for your faith is both your encounters with Me, "The Living Word," and your meditation upon MyWord.

As you read My Word, allow My Spirit to awaken your senses to hear My voice, see Me in your mind's eye (your imagination), hear My still, quiet voice, smell the fragrance of My presence with you, and taste and see that I am good.  I created your senses to enhance your experiences with Me.  I am ever present with you, but so few take the time to receive My touch. 

Take time daily to receive My touch and I will awaken your senses to experience My presence with you as you read My Word.  You have spiritual eyes and ears that long to see Me and hear Me.

PSALM 34:8

Saturday, April 21, 2012

ETERNAL LIFE

Eternal life is only found in Me.  This is eternal life that you know Me and the One Who has sent Me.  Many today think that there are numerous ways to receive eternal life, but the truth is that I am the only way.  When I said that I am the "Way, the truth, and the life," I meant what I said.  There is no other way. 

When you encounter people, keep in mind that you are the possesser of eternal life and that you also have the message that can open the door to those you meet to receive Me.  Allow My Holy Spirit to lead you to those who have hearts prepared to receive Me.  More than ever in these last days before I return, you need to be open to opportunities I give you to share My good news with others.

Prepare daily to walk through the doors I will give you to share My gospel with others.  You will be prepared as you walk in the Spirit by staying in My Word and following the guidance of My Spirit.

1 JOHN 5:11-12

Thursday, April 19, 2012

RELIEF

Relief is something that every human being needs. When I walked on earth, I was always relieved when I was able to get away from the crowds to come to a quiet place where I could commune with My heavenly Father. I was always in constant communication with My Father, but those sweet quiet communion times with My Father in prayer were what gave Me the strength to minister to the crowds.

You will find strength and relief when you daily have a quiet time that allows Me to minister to you. Just as the angels came and ministered to Me after My agony in the garden, I will come and minister to you when you take time to receive from Me.

Today draw aside with Me and allow Me to infuse you with My Spirit and you will be relieved from whatever is a burden to you today.

LUKE 22:43

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

CHANGE

More than ever, you need to be ready to share My good news with others because you live in an changing society. Things moved much slower when I walked on earth. You live in an ever changing climate, an ever changing political situation, and and ever changing technology advancements.

Remember always, however, that I never change. My mercy endures forever. My grace continually flows from My Throne Room. I am the "Never Changing God," Who you can trust to see you through these changing times.

I am your "Strong Tower" and I am the "Anchor to Your Soul." Cling to Me during these changing times and you will always be at peace.

HEBREWS 6:19

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

GUILT

I desire for you to be guilt free. I paved the way for this to be your experience when I died for your sins. I not only bore your sins (past, present, and future), but I also bore your guilt, shame, and reproach. Whenever you feel guilty, understand that those feelings and thoughts do not come from Me. Those thoughts come from My enemy.

I am not in the condemnation business. I am in the liberation business. I died to set you free from condemnation. When you received Me as your Lord and Savior, My righteousness was imparted to you and the devil has no right to touch you because you are hid with Me in My Father's heart. When you recognize that you wear My righteousness as a protection against every attack of the enemy, you will be liberated from guilt, shame, and reproach.

When Father sees you, He sees Me and I am flawless, perfect, and completely pure. I gave this gift of righteousness to you so that you can walk with your head up high and never feel remorse, guilt, shame, or reproach. The moment you have a tempting thought, focus on My righteousness, and you will not give in to temptation. Speak out loud these words, "My righteousness is of Jesus Christ." The moment you speak those words, the devil will flee.

COLOSSIANS 3:3; 2 CORINTHIANS 5:21

Monday, April 16, 2012

ABUNDANCE

I have come that you might have life and have it more abundantly. The abundant life I offer is found only in Me. As you stay your course in life with thanksgiving that I am in you and that you are in Me, you will experience My abundance - My abundance of peace, joy, righteousness, love, grace, longsuffering, kindness, gentleness, mercy, goodness, self-control, and faithfulness. The life that is hid with Me in My Father will always be able to receive My abundant fruit.

Fruitfulness is not something to strive for. Fruitfulness and abundance happens when you recognize that your life is no longer your life. Your life is now My life within you. When you receive the truth that the same Spirit that raised Me from the dead lives in you, you will experience all the grace that you need to meet and overcome every obstacle. My grace is the empowering by My Spirit to do the impossible.

Get ready today to do the impossible. Depend upon My Spirit totally today and you will live in the abundance that I have promised you.

JOHN 10:10; GALATIANS 5:22-26

Sunday, April 15, 2012

CELEBRATION

You just finished celebrating Passover and My resurrection. The two celebrations are so closely related. I had My last Passover meal with My disciples just before Passover began on the 14th day of Abib. I told them that night that I would not drink the fruit of the vine again with them until I was with them eternally. I told them earlier that I would be crucified and resurrected on the third day, but none of them understood what I was saying. Shortly after our dinner together I was betrayed. My disciples had no idea of the many trials that awaited them in only a matter of days.

The Children of Israel experienced their first Passover when they were freed to leave Egypt. They had a victory celebration after they crossed the Red Sea. They too would face almost unbearable trials after that first Passover meal.

I had another meal with My disciples after I was resurrected. It was then that those things I told them began to sink into their hearts. My exhortation to you is to take every opportunity to celebrate and remember how I have delivered you from bondage. Even though you may face trials later, know assuredly that I will strengthen and establish you during those trials.

MATTHEW 26:2; LUKE 24:38-43

Saturday, April 14, 2012

HIGH TIME

You have an expression that conveys something about Me. I often hear people say, "Well, it is high time!" When they say this they are rejoicing because something has finally happened that they were waiting to happen. It is hard to wait. You live in an age of instant gratification. People want things to happen on their time table, not Mine.

Many today are asking the question, "When will I return?" They are hoping and praying that I will return soon because they feel like the world is rapidly spiralling downward morally and physically on a collision course. They feel like it is "high time" for My return.

I knew what "high time" was all about when I walked on earth in the flesh. I was on My Father's timing, the high timing from above. I am still on His timing and only My Father knows the date of My return. Until that time, I exhort you to be willing to wait in peace and calm for My sure return. Let the assurance that one day you will be with Me in a new world where there is no corruption or evil overwhelm you with great peace and staying power.

REVELATION 22:20

Friday, April 13, 2012

ALLOW

So many on earth believe that I have a perfect will and a permissive will. My Word, however, says that My will is good, acceptable and perfect. I do have a blueprint for your life. The works that you are to do while you are on earth are written in your book of life. The accomplishment of these works depends upon only one thing, your obedience as My Holy Spirit leads you to say and do certain things throughout your lifetime.

I was completely dependent upon the Holy Spirit and My Father when I walked on earth. The Holy Spirit revealed what Father wanted Me to do and say, and I said only what I heard from My Father and I did only what I saw My Father do. My walk in the Spirit while I was on earth is an example of how you are to walk. As I was in this world even so are you.

Today, ask the Holy Spirit to lead and guide you moment by moment. Ask Him to help you not to fall short of any good work that I have prepared for you. Your ears will be sharpened to hear the voice of My Spirit as you abide in Me, abide in My Word, and abide in My love.

ROMANS 12:2; EPHESIANS 1:4; JOHN 5:19, 15:4, 9

Thursday, April 12, 2012

PROGRESS

Man's way of measuring progress on earth is not my way of measuring it. People today measure their progress according to loss or gain. You make progress if you lose weight. You make progress if you lose all your indebtedness. You make progress if you make gains on the stock market. You make progress if you get a promotion to a higher paying position.

I measure your progress by absence and presence. The closer you draw to Me to enjoy My presence with you moment by moment the more progress you will make as I see it. You regress in your walk with Me when you fail to spend time in My presence. Draw near to Me and I will draw near to you. Those who seek Me will find Me when they search for Me with all of their heart. When you finally see Me face to face there is one thing that I will say to you: Welcome, I know you!" Getting to know Me better every day should be your top priority. I look forward to the progress you will make as we journey through life together.

JEREMIAH 29:13; JAMES 4:8

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

PATH

I know the rest of the story and this is why you can be at rest every day. I am your "Good Shepherd" Who leads you in paths of righteousness for My sake. My reputation with others depends upon your representation of Me on this earth. I am no longer in the flesh on earth and the way others can see Me is through you. This is why the enemy's assignment is to move you off the path that I have prepared for you. He wants to destroy your testimony, but when you rest every detail of your life into My hands, the devil will not be able to hinder your path.

The key to traveling this path is to recognize that without Me you can do nothing. Also when you realize that you do not stand against the enemy in your own righteousness, but in My righteousness, you will victoriously walk the path I have prepared for you and you will be My love letter read by those who watch you. The goal in this life is to glorify Me on earth. Thank Me daily that I have chosen you to reveal My love to others.

PSALM 23

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

STAYING

When you stay in My presence all the day long, you will be energized with "staying power." Peter prayed a wonderful prayer for the pilgrims of the Dispersion who were dispersed because of great persecution. He prayed that My Father Who called them to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus would perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle them. This is My prayer for you also. Even though you have not experienced the great suffering for My sake that the early followers did, you need daily to be perfected, established, strengthened and settled.

You are perfected as you behold Me during your times of quiet in My presence. You will be established when you daily seek My face. You will be strengthened by the power of My might when you give your body to Me daily as a living sacrifice. Staying in My presence throughout the day will settle your emotions and overwhelm you with My peace. Remaining faithful to Me and the call I have given you is simple when you are constantly aware of My presence with you.

1 PETER 5:10

Monday, April 9, 2012

WRITE

I truly am the "author and finisher of your faith." You do not know the rest of the story, but I do. I am constantly writing in your "Book of Remembrance." Every time you think of Me, talk to Me,
write about Me, and talk to others about Me, I record those words in your "Book of Remembrance." When you will see Me in the flesh, this book will be read to you.

I love to add pages, paragraphs, and whole chapters to your book. David knew the value of recording events in his life. He often reviewed those events and as he remembered past victories, his faith was built up. The building blocks of faith are My Words.

There are many books that you could read, but the only one that will build your faith is My Word.
Read it often and as you read it, I will give you more to write in your "Book of Remembrance" because you will be speaking My Word and thinking about My Word constantly. Never forget that I am "The Living Word."

HEBREWS 12:2; MALACHI 3:16

Saturday, April 7, 2012

SACRIFICE

My Father saw to it that I fulfilled the law of sacrifices completely. I was the perfect sin sacrifice. When the sacrifice for the sins of the people was performed by the early priests, My Father told them to put no frankincense on that offering.

When I died on the tree to take away your sins, My loved ones had to quickly anoint My body with myrrh and other spices. They did not place frankincense on My body. They anointed Me and wrapped Me in linen and laid Me in the tomb provided by Joseph. The hurry was because Passover was about to begin and they were forbidden to do any labor on that holy Shabbot.

On the first day of the week, the two Marys came to My tomb. They carried with them the spices needed to finish the job of anointing My body. On that day they carried precious spices and frankincense was one of those spices. When they arrived, they found the tomb open. My body was not there to receive those spices. Father saw to it that no frankincense was laid on My body because if it had been, I would not have fulfilled the law of the sin sacrifice. When you know these facts, you can see how My Father takes care of every detail. He also will take care of every detail of your life.

LEVITICUS 5:11; LUKE 24:1-2

Friday, April 6, 2012

LAMB

When John saw Me as he was baptizing people for repentance, he said, "Behold the lamb of God Who takes away the sins of the world. John was My cousin and he knew Me in the flesh. However, the Holy Spirit within John, immediately revealed My identity to him. The Spirit revealed to John made Who I was and what I came to do

I am the Lamb of God Who does more than cover your sins. I take sins away. When I died on the tree, all of your sins (past, present, and future) were laid upon Me. As far as the east is from the west, so far have I removed all of your transgressions. My Father laid your inquities, sins, and transgressions upon Me to set you free to commune with My Father.

I am the Lamb of God Who was slain even before the foundation of the earth. My Father's plan of redemption through My shed blood was in place before the world was formed. My Father had you in His heart and on His mind before you were born or even any of your ancestors were born.
I am the perfect Lamb of God. I have no blemishes and when My Father sees you, He sees Me and He sees no blemishes in you. I am in you. You are in Me, and together we are in the heart of My Father. You are hid with Me in God, My Father. Rejoice because you are able to go boldly into My throneroom through My shed blood and find help when you are in need.


JOHN 1:29; REVELATIONS 5:12; 7:14; HEBREWS 4:16

Thursday, April 5, 2012

STUDY

The word, "study," has many definitions in your language. Paul wrote to Timothy and exhorted him to study to show himself approved of God, a workman who needs not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. Paul also exhorted the church in Thessalonica to study to be quiet and to mind their own business.

I love it when you quiet your soul. This is hard to accomplish in the world you now live. People are busy communicating with the latest tools, and few take time to settle their souls. It takes study to quiet your soul.

Today you can quiet your soul when you sit quietly in My presence. Find a quiet place where you will not be interrupted and take just five minutes to sit still and drink in My Holy Spirit. There are things I want to speak to you during those quiet times. Tuning your ear to hear My voice will happen when you study to be quiet and still your soul. Try this today, and you will be refreshed to do the busy duties the rest of the day.

2 TIMOTHY 2:15; 1 THESSALONIANS 4:11

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

RESURRECTION

I am not the God of the dead but of the living, for all live in Me. When you accepted Me as your Lord and Savior, you became a child of the resurrection. My very life came into your spirit and eternal life was imparted to you. You can look forward to the day when you will have a body like My resurrected body. You will then know Me as I know you.

While you are still living on earth, you have resurrection power in your body because I am the resurrection and the life. The same Spirit that raised Me from the dead lives in you. Remember these truths when your body gets tired and weary. Say out loud, the Spirit of the living God right now can quicken (life) my mortal body. When you say this out loud, energy will rush through your body. I truly am your strength, so when you feel weak in your body or your emotions, you can say out loud with confidence, "I am strong in the Lord and I live by the power of His might.

Receive My transfusion of resurrection life every morning as you wait upon Me in prayer. You will then be able to get through the day in strength. As your days are so will your strength be.

LUKE 20:38

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

KINDNESS

I understand how hard it is to be kind to those who have hurt you in some way. However, I taught a kingdom principle many years ago and that principle still works today. The principle is to do good to those despitefully use you and bless those who persecute you. When you do this, you are set free from resentment and bitterness and you set those who have been unkind to you free to hear My voice.

When My servant Stephen was stoned, My servant Saul was the one who arrested Stephen. He stood and watched the stoning. Something he saw and something he heard that day paved the way for Saul's encounter with Me. Saul looked intently at the face of Stephen and he saw that he had the face of an angel. Then Saul heard Stephen's last words, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. Lord, do not charge them with this sin."

As Saul traveled the road to Damascus, he could hear those words of Stephen and he remembered the face of Stephen when Stephen took his last breath. Saul's surrendering his life to to Me began at the stoning of Stephen.

The countenance on your face and what you say can affect a life for all eternity. Let the law of kindness be upon your tongue today and ask Me to shine through your face today.

MATTHEW 5:44; ACTS 7:54-59, 9:1-6

Monday, April 2, 2012

PRIDE

Whenever you feel guilty or are ashamed of your past sins, you are in pride. Whenever you feel unworthy, you are in pride. When you are in pride, I cannot give you the fulness of My grace because I give grace to the humble and I resist the pride.

Today is today. Today is a new day. Yesterday is history and tomorrow is a mystery. Put your past under My blood. Do not dwell on past sins. I have forgiven them. Focus on Me. When I died for your sins, I bore ALL of your sins - past, present, and future. When you understand this and receive this truth in your heart, you will not ever have to feel false guilt, shame and condemantion. It is the devil who wants to keep you bound in the sins of the past so that you do not make progress in your spiritual life with Me.

Today thank Me for My complete forgiveness. Give all feelings of guilt to Me. I will take those feelings away. If I am not ashamed of you, why do you feel ashamed of yourself? I love you, and I want you to feel the embrace of My love today. When you receive My embrace, you will also receive My grace (the supernatural power to break the power of sin in your life).