Tag: My messenger

God’s treasured possession!

Scripture reading for March 12th:  Deuteronomy 25-27, Luke 7

Key Scriptures:  Deuteronomy 26:17-19  “You have declared today that the Lord is your God, and that you will walk in His ways and Keep His statutes and His commandments and His rules, and will obey His voice.  And the Lord has declared today that you are a people for His treasured possession, as He has promised you, and that you are to keep all His commandments, and that He will set you in praise and in fame and in honor high above all nations that He has made, and that you shall be a people holy to the Lord your God, as He promised.”  

God declared in the hearing of all the people His covenant commitment to the nation of Israel.  The people declared their allegiance to God in obedience to His law and voice.  God promised He would honor His people and set them high above all the nations and that they would be holy.  God would work out His plans in His time.

Luke 7:26-27  “What then did you go out to see?  A prophet?  Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.  This is he of whom it is written, ‘Behold, I send My messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.'”

Prayer:  Lord, thank You for treasuring the souls of men and making a plan to prepare a way of redemption through Your Son, Jesus.  May I value what You see as valuable this day.  Amen.

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