Tag: secret things
Scripture reading for February 24th: Deuteronomy 25-29
Key Scriptures: Deuteronomy 29:29 “The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may follow all the words of this law.”
God made a covenant with His people. He had them recite the blessings that would overtake them if they obeyed God’s law. He had another group recite the curses that would come after them if they disobeyed and broke the covenant. This covenant truth was for God’s people then and for all generations. The Law revealed God’s holiness and love for His people, calling them to live by faith in every Word and ultimately in Jesus Christ!
Rejoice in the ‘mystery’ revealed: God, in Christ Jesus, revealed the mystery of salvation for Jew and Gentile through faith in Christ’s shed blood! “Although I am less than the least of all God’s people, this grace was given to me: to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and to make plain to everyone the administration of this mystery, which for past ages was kept hidden in God, who created all things.” (Ephesians 3:8-9)
Scripture reading for December 13th: Revelation 10
Key Scriptures for over-comers: Revelation 10:1-4 “Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven. He was robed in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs were like fiery pillars. He was holding a little scroll, which lay open in his hand. He planted his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land, and he gave a loud shout like the roar of a lion. When he shouted, the voices of the seven thunders spoke. And when the seven thunders spoke I was about to write; but I heard a voice from heaven say, “Seal up what the seven thunders have said and do not write it down.”
John’s heavenly vision revealed another mighty angel with amazing clothing–cloud, rainbow, and sun! This angel held a little scroll which was open and when he stood on land and sea, he gave a loud shout like a lion! Sounds like the Lion of Judah! Immediately, seven thunders answered in what sounded to John like intelligible voices. He was about to write out their message, but was told not to by the voice from heaven. God has secrets still sealed in heaven concerning the end times and judgment of the earth and mankind. Don’t go beyond what is written!
Observations for over-comers: Don’t try and figure everything out concerning the last days–surprises are ahead known only by God! “The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may follow all the words of this law.” (Deuteronomy 29:29)