The word of the
Lord to my soul this morning was:
and pilgrims in the earth" Hebrews
Along with Abraham,
Isaac and Jacob, in company with Samuel, David, Isaiah and Daniel, we are pilgrims passing through to a better
land with our eyes fixed on things above (Colossians 3), looking unto Jesus
(Hebrews 12). He has promised to bring us to the heavenly Jerusalem where
thousands of angels join in joyful assembly. (Heb 12.22) Many will count it
strange that we are not living for the profit and pleasure of the present.
Indeed we are different if we take our instructions from an unseen, living God. So much of our human culture has descended
to less than animal behaviour. We with Abraham and Jesus, are to be light and salt in a world destined for
So chapter twelve ends -
"Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot
be shaken. Let us offer to God acceptable worship with reverence and awe, for
our God is a consuming fire."
In a world so
brilliantly created by God, in a world so spoiled by man - let us live for Christ. Let us look up
waiting for Christ. Let us yearn for the
day when He will be revealed as King of
kings and Lord of Lords.
Hebrews 13 -
faith responds : "The Lord
is my helper, I will not fear.....for Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and
today and forever"
2020 has many
lesson to teach us, and for the world in general 2021 is uncertain. Let the word of the Lord bring hope midst despair
and the love of Christ enable us to reach out to others.
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