We explore parallels between the Aaronic Blessing, Day 4 of Creation, and the placement of 2 of the Tabernacle Furnishings. In the process, we will see tremendous implications for our mission tot he world as God's people.
One of the ways the Bible relates the glory of God to us is through the idea of weight. And this intertwining of "heaviness" and "glory" is a major theme of the first few chapters of 1 Samuel. So what are the implications of the weight of God's presence - now? And in eternity?
Regardless of sides taken during Election Years, most of us need to admit that we have focused far too much time on changing the world through political influence in relation to the other ways that we are the light of the world and salt of the earth. Today we look at the messages of 3 Bible books - Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther...and see that political influence is only one of 3 main ways to be the world's light.....and in the lives of individuals, it is actually the least impactful of the 3.