Week 3 Compilation: Close to the Father’s Heart

We are pleased to share this compilation of the third week’s videos, which take up the theme “Close to the Father’s Heart.” We hope this compilation will help you to catch up on any videos you might have missed, as well as to provide an easy way to share the week’s videos in a group. We’d love to know how this week went for you!


Week 3 Day 1: Knowing and Being Known

Week 3 Day 2: Loving and Being Loved

Week 3 Day 3: The Self-revelation of Intimacy

Week 3 Day 4: Depending on God

Week 3 Day 5: Desiring God’s Will

Week 3 Day 6: United in Love



  1. David John Drew on March 19, 2018 at 09:36

    Hand to Heart to Love (Week 3 Summary in poetic verse)

    A multitude of faces, amidst
    Anonymous crowds, within
    A cacophony, and confusion…
    Yet, listen; hearing that voice;
    Seeing the unknown Beloved,
    Drawn by desire, sweet…

    Fragrant sensation…

    Of certainty, surety,
    Knowing in my heart, sensing…
    The sound, echoing love, rippling;
    I – the far-distant disciple, walking,
    Homing in, and following… open to…
    Responding to that

    Distant call, intimate revelation…

    A flower, budding
    The invisible opening made apparent,
    Speaking words of wisdom,


    Cutting through the worldly,
    Opening and uncovering… revealing,
    Awoken from a fugue,

    Dream reflection…

    On the essence, and…
    Coming to dependence, on the
    The sheer stability, an actuality
    In communion of certainty
    Demonstrating radiant perfection
    Of pure…

    Simultaneous, flowing will…

    Action to, entering…
    To concord, the definition
    Of gentle judgement,
    Enunciated, yet unspoken
    Understood in motion

    Messenger Divine

    All coming together, Life…
    As one, unity, attraction
    Form beyond definition
    Encapsulated in infinity
    Bound in the Love.

    + Amen

    Pax – David

  2. Maureen on March 3, 2018 at 22:32

    This Weeks gift, the invitation to experience intimacy with Jesus has furthered a softening of the hidden, hard places in my heart. He knows me better than I myself do- no more running, hiding. There is a willingness to come naked and unashamed into His loving Presence. In this vulnerability and trust comes the realization of meeting the long-sought Beloved, true soul companion, Anam Cara.
    Thank you for fostering this friendship.

    • Susan Simmons on March 21, 2018 at 20:11

      You have given words to the feelings in my heart

  3. James on March 3, 2018 at 21:04

    Another great and Godly week. God bless you!

  4. Erin Stuart on March 3, 2018 at 20:49

    Thank you so much for these gifts! I can’t wait each day to unwrap what you have to share. I especially appreciate the deeper questions most of you leave us with —they have been a wonderful bridge to intimacy with God for me.
    Thank you all!

  5. M L Thorp on March 3, 2018 at 20:09

    Reviewing my journal from this week is an eye-opener in that I can see movement away from the Big Picture Life Portrait of trying to walk with God to the much more realistic, intimate details of the moment. I find myself not worrying about the larger view and establishing contentment in the now of communion. Thank you, brothers, for your words and your guidance and your presence with us.

  6. judy on March 3, 2018 at 19:19

    I love the simplicity of each days topic. It brings me back to the basics of my beliefs and faith, allowing for the freedom to abide with the Father away from all the noise of warring interpretations.

  7. Bryan Cook on March 3, 2018 at 18:00

    Somehow, my daily prayer “routine” and “substance” has changed. I ts no longer rote and it is more relaxed like two friends talking. Thank you Broithers for sharing His gifts with me.

  8. Keith Aldred on March 3, 2018 at 15:02

    As we continue through the season of Lent may we walk with God and listen to Him

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