Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanu-el. Isaiah 7:14.

“With him (the attacking Assyrian king) is only an arm of flesh, but with us is the LORD our God to help us and to fight our battles.” And the people relied on the words of Hezekiah king of Judah. 2 Chronicles 32:8.

Today your LORD (יהוה) God (אלהים) says:

I gave a sign to Ahaz, a descendant of David, when he was king of Judah and the kings of Aram and the northern kingdom of Israel came to attack Jerusalem. He was fearful of the attack and led all the people who looked to him for governance to be fearful as well, so fearful that his heart and the hearts of his people shook as the trees of the forest shake with the wind. Isaiah 7:1-2. But I told him, “Take care and be calm, have no fear and do not be fainthearted because of these two stubs of smoldering firebrands.” And I told him what they threatened would not stand or come to pass. But there was something in him that I knew if he did not rectify, he and all Jerusalem would be defeated though it was not My Will and I was ready to defend and protect them. He did not believe My Words of protection. He still feared.

I told him that unless he believed in My Word, he would not be established—he could not stand. Isaiah 7:4-9. Jesus gave you His peace but He told you it was up to you to take and keep it. How? Do not let your hearts be troubled, do not let them be afraid. John 14:27. You have to know something that I then showed Ahaz to establish him and keep him standing against the onslaught of the enemy: God is with you.

And that was the sign I gave him and it was revealed in this way. I spoke again to Ahaz, saying, “Ask a sign for yourself from the LORD your God; make it deep as Sheol or high as heaven.” But Ahaz said, “I will not ask, nor will I test the LORD!” Then he (and this does not say who told him this answer) said, “Listen now, O house of David! Is it too slight a thing for you to try the patience of men, that you will try the patience of my God as well? Therefore the Lord (Adonai) Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name God with us, which in Hebrew is rendered “Immanu-el.” Isaiah 7:10-14. Adonai will be the sign. God and man.
But Immanu-el (עמנו אל) is My Name.

As we continue this series on knowing Me by knowing My Name, we have Life Lesson No. 13: “Immanu-El, God is with us.” This is the most important lesson you will ever learn for it will determine how you view your relationship with Me and what you have the confidence to declare over your life. I AM with you in an even deeper sense than the human mind can grasp. YOU CAN BE FILLED WITH ALL THE FULLNESS OF GOD.

God with you, how? In human flesh. When the young virgin Mary received My Word into her heart, Joseph was ready to divorce her quietly, but I revealed to Joseph in a dream, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the Child who has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus (Yeshuah, which means “salvation”), for He will save His people from their sins.” Now all this took place to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet: “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanu-El,” which translated means, “God with us.” Matthew 1:20-23. I was in Christ reconciling the world to Myself, not counting your trespasses against you and I have committed to you the Word of reconciliation. Yes, I gave you My Word that I am with you, I gave you Jesus, and the Word became flesh, and dwelt among you, and you saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from Me, the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14. For I so loved the world, that I gave My only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. For I did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him. John 3:16-17.

Immanu-El. That is the sign that all is right between us. I have joined My divinity with your humanity and your humanity to My divinity so there is no more strife between us. You have been born again as a new creation in Christ, old things have passed away, all is new! He took all your sins, pain, shame, condemnation and made you righteous with My own righteousness. The promise of righteousness, the promise of healing, the promise of good things, and all My magnificent amazing promises are yours in Him. I have now blessed you in Him with EVERY spiritual blessing in Heaven. YOU OWN THEM. You do not need to beg Me for them, In Jesus I gave them to you. Jesus emptied his account and put all He had in your account. I have lavished My grace on you in Jesus. For you know the grace of your Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you, through His poverty, might become rich. 2 Corinthians 8:9.

And how do you withdraw all these benefits, riches, and goodness from your heavenly account where I have put them, where no thief can steal them or anything corrode them? By joyful thanksgiving. With joy you shall draw water at the springs of Yeshuah, for I am your strength and your song. Isaiah 12. You sow in tears BUT YOU CAN ONLY REAP WITH JOY.

What do I mean. Know I AM WITH YOU not against you. Unless you believe you cannot be established in this. So I gave you the SIGN, God with you. My arm of flesh to gather you with Him back into Me, into My very bosom, into My secret place. What then shall you SAY to these things? If God is for you, who is against you? I did not spare My own Son, but delivered Him over for you all, how will I not also with Him freely give you ALL things? Romans 8:31-32.

When you seek My Kingdom and My righteousness by receiving Jesus as Lord, you are no longer seeking and working for righteousness, I have given you the gift of righteousness and you are righteous, you are no longer seeking to obtain healing, I have given you healing in Him and you have healing and are healed, you are no longer anxiously seeking provision to have your needs met, I have provided you in Him with ALL you need for life and godliness, all things will be added to you from your heavenly account just when you need them. But you have to actively receive (take) these things to have them actually manifest in your life. And how do you receive a gift? You take it with THANKSGIVING.

You do not beg Me to heal you. I already gave it to you. You thank Me for the healing before you see it and when it manifests you thank as well, but you were just as healed before you took it by thanksgiving as when it shows in your body.

Know you are forgiven, righteous, healed, beloved, provided for, and kept safe in Me. If you really believe that you will be established in righteousness, healing, provision, and confidence in My love for you. And you will rejoice always, pray without ceasing, and give constant thanks. And the more you do that, the more of My promises will manifest in your life. You can have it all by Words of faith.

Do you know, are you established in, that I make all things to work together for good to those who love Me, to those who are called according to My purpose? For I preordained you to become conformed to the image of My Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren; and those whom I preordained, I also called; and these whom I called, I also justified; and these whom I justified, I also glorified. Romans 8:28-30.

But there is much more in My Name Immanu-El. It means that I want to have with you the same relationship of oneness I had with Jesus. God with you. I want to make you a new creation in Him by taking out your stony heart that is deaf to Me and giving you a sensitive heart that is open to My Word, I want to put My Spirit in you and write My law of pure love into your heart, I want to put My Words in your mouth and My Spirit on you so you can establish My Kingdom in the earth—so that you be the noble, strong, joyful, unconquerable child of Mine I made you to be. So you can be the Body of Christ on earth. So you can be as He is in the world.

I was in Christ reconciling you to Myself not counting your sins against you but rather taking them all away from you so you can walk in the Light in fellowship—partnership—with Me. Jesus is the vine, you are the branches and I am the vine keeper. When Jesus was on earth by humbling Himself to take on Himself human flesh so He could give Me dominion authority through Him to heal, bless, save, and justify you. Now I would like you to do the same. But it can only be done by you being in Jesus.

When Jesus was in human form, I called Him the Branch. Zechariah 3:8. He was in Me and My Word was in Him. For Him, I was the vine and He was the branch producing My fruit for you on earth. He told you that He kept My commandments and remained in Me and He told you to keep His and remain in Him. With you He is the vine and you are the branch and I am the vine keeper.

Jesus explained this relationship you have with Me and Him in His prayer to Me on the night before He gave His life for you, “The glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just as We are one; I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me, and loved them, even as You have loved Me.” John 17:22-23,

Jesus was My body in the world, seeing Him you saw Me. Now you are the Body of Jesus in the world and He is one with Me. So in Him , you are just as He is in the world. In Him you are one with Me. There is no other way to oneness with Me than Jesus.

Now, you who believe in My Son, are like He was an earthly man, for as He is so are you in this world, but what you shall later be has not yet come to light. Yes know that in My great love for you I have made you My children in Christ, but it has not appeared as yet what you will be. But I want you to know that when Jesus appears to catch you up in the clouds, you will be like Him, because you will see Him just as He is. 1 John 3:1-2.

When you become a new creation in Christ you must renew your mind so you are transformed from your former manner of life, that is, a life separated from Me where you were trying to achieve righteousness, healing, joy and peace in the ways of the world on your own, to a life of freedom with the righteousness, healing, joy and peace that comes from Me as a gift for you to receive and take hold of—be established in so you speak it out with confident assurance as you come to My throne with thanksgiving knowing you are welcome with nothing dividing us to receive what is yours. I can then conform you to the image of My Son and seat you with Me in glory even now. I can make you a God-man on earth by your partaking in My divine nature in Christ by My Spirit dwelling in you. God with you in your very flesh. God with you every moment. You have nothing to fear.

Immanu-El the sign of faith that all is right between us. The sign that will establish you in faith and keep you standing strong. This good news made the angels burst out of Heaven to shout that there was peace on earth and good will towards men from your God, that the sign I showed Ahaz had come, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Messiah, the Lord. This is the SIGN for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” “God with us” had come. I was with you in a tiny baby in Bethlehem come in the flesh to reconcile you to Myself, not counting your sins against you. There is now NO condemnation now for those who are in Christ Jesus. I have removed it all by imputing it to Him, condemning sin in the flesh, and punishing it so that you are free. He is YES to you that you are forgiven, righteous, healed—I took everything away that brought judgment on you. I AM WITH YOU, NOT AGAINST YOU.

I want to conform you to the image of My Son, the perfect Man, but I had to make you new to do that. Jesus is no longer on earth but you are. And you are His body. Renew your mind to be transformed to be conformed, to see as I do and to become as I AM.

Why have I gone to such great lengths to make you right with Me? One with Me? When you turned away from Me from the beginning? Because of My great love with which I have loved you, even when we were dead in your transgressions, I made you alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved through faith as My gift to you), and raised you up with Him to Myself, and seated you with Me in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the ages to come I might show the surpassing riches of My grace in kindness toward you in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 2:4-7.

For you also once were foolish yourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending your life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another. But when My kindness and My love for mankind appeared in Jesus, I saved you, not on the basis of deeds which you have done in righteousness, but according to My mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, whom I poured out upon you richly through Jesus Christ your Savior, so that being justified by My grace you would be made heirs, joint heirs with Christ, according to the hope of eternal life. Titus 3:3-7. Grace and truth came through Immanu-El.

Know and believe in the love I have for you. That is the message of Immanu-El, man and God becoming one in Jesus Christ. Now you can live just as Jesus, doing the works He did and greater, by being in Jesus. Jesus is My branch and your vine. And when you are in Jesus you become just like Him and your relationship with Me becomes just like His, He joins us as ONE, the mystery of Christ in you, your hope of Glory. Immanu-El. God with you in the deepest sense of that word.

I love you. I AM WITH YOU, with you in your very flesh. Thank Me for forgiving you and declare yourself forgiven. Thank Me for the gift of righteousness and declare yourself righteous. Thank Me for giving you the gift of healing and shout for joy that you are healed. Thank Me for the gift of abundant provision and declare you are well supplied according to My riches in Christ Jesus in glory. Thank Me for the gift of days filled with good things and declare your day full of good things and perfect gifts from Me. Thank Me that I AM WITH YOU, IN YOU, and walking with you as your helper. For that is who I AM. Aren’t you glad you know My Name?

Who has ascended into heaven and descended? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has wrapped the waters in His garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name or His son’s name? Surely you know! Proverbs 30:4.