The Care Canopy
Soul Snack 8/193 ... The Care Canopy
Benevolent building is at God's core to care.
God's cleansings are His footings to all His spiritual building programmes. His cleansings lead to a new creation, a fresh permanent construction. God places Himself as an impenetrable canopy above all those He has cleansed, that He has reconstructed.
... He will cleanse the bloodstains from Jerusalem by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of fire. Then the LORD will create over all of Mount Zion and over those who assemble there a cloud of smoke by day and a glow of flaming fire by night; over all the glory will be a canopy. It will be a shelter and shade from the heat of the day, and a refuge and hiding place from the storm and rain. Isaiah 4:4b-6
His desire is to provide me with supernatural shelter. The elements of life are now unable to assault and assail me while I am under His canopy of care.
BUT God will not place protection over evil. He will not position Himself so as to protect evil. He has acted with unspeakable cost to expel evil. Hence He must cleanse me before bringing His protection to me.
My cleansing, then becomes my well being. It is my opportunity to receive His canopy. It is sin that will remove me from His canopy. His covering is across righteousness, not rebellion.
His canopy will always provide me with life retaining safety as long as I choose to park myself under it.