Imagine the One Who Inhabits Eternity Setting His Steadfast Love on You Forever


Dave Cover


Christian Meditation is a quiet time for you to re-integrate and re-calibrate your mind with your body. And re-integrate and re-calibrate your mind and body with God‘s presence with you and in you. Remember the quote from the apostle Paul in Acts 17:28 – In him you live and move and have your being.If your podcast app is set to skip the silent sections, disable that in your podcast app for this podcast.To begin, lie flat on your back or sit comfortably in a chair. Uncross your legs and arms. And close your eyes if you can. And just take a deep breath and begin to put your mind’s focus on relaxing your body. This is a time for you to meditate. To be quiet — free from all the noise and digital distractions in your life. This is a time for you to be alone. This is a quiet time to re-integrate your body with the rest of your soul, and re-calibrate your body and soul with God’s presence. This is an ancient discipline. A time to be intentional with your mind’s focus so that you can find a moment of rest. Of quiet. Of calm. Renewal. And the more you practice this kind of intentional relaxation in your body, the more your brain will be wired to be able to do it. And you will be able to do it quicker and easier. (You can do shorter versions of this kind of relaxation if you notice tension or anxiety coming on, or you’re trying to fall asleep at night.)Christian meditation uses biblically guided imagination to experience your utter dependence upon God’s life-giving Spirit even at the cellular level. Remember the apostle Paul’s quote in Acts 17:28, “In him we live and move and have our being.” Imagine this right now in this moment — In him you live and move and have your being!Listen to Paul’s phrase in…Ephesians 3:16 (ESV)“…That according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being.”Imagine God’s Spirit in your inner being right now —  100% focused on YOU right now with his infinite and intimate love and care. Psalm 107:1“Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!”Endures forever. Remember Isaiah 57:15 says that Yahweh — the I AM — is the One who inhabits eternity. And when the One who inhabits eternity inhabits you and sets his steadfast love on YOU — that means his love is steadfast on YOU for eternity!God‘s steadfast love endures forever — it is infinite and abundant. The more you receive the more abundant it is available. So imagine this — imagine God‘s infinite and abundant steadfast love entering into your body right now through his Spirit in your inner being. The more you receive the more that’s available. “Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!”Meditate on what this promise from God’s Spirit is telling you. “I can rest in the goodness of the I AM — who is 100% with me/focused on me right now.”“I can rest in his steadfast love for me in this moment.”“God’s steadfast love for ME will endure forever.”In every moment you can always say to yourself…God is present. He is in this moment. And I can trust him.Who can you share this podcast with? If you found this episode helpful, consider sharing it on social media or texting it to a friend you think might benefit from it.Follow Dave Cover on Twitter @davecoverFollow A Bigger Life on Twitter @ABiggerLifePodOur audio engineer is Diego Huaman.This podcast is a ministry of The Crossing, a church in Columbia, Missouri, a college town where the flagship campus of the University of Missouri is located.