Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Lord is There

Let me encourage the saints today that the Holy City is known as Yehova Shammah, which means, “The Lord is there.”

Ezekiel prophesied, "The name of the city from that day shall be, 'The LORD is there.'" (Eze 48:35b)

There in that city the greatest joy and delight of the saints is that God Himself is with them; that the One who sits upon the throne shall dwell among them. The most wonderful aspect of that city is that the Lord is there.

“And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, ‘Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them.’” (Rev 21:3)

Let us earnestly seek the Lord to do whatever it takes in us to ensure that we are fit for heaven and have a place in that city, so that we may be with Him forever.

Attribution notice: Most Scripture quotations taken from the NASB. Image used by permission from John Tussey.

Author's note: If you enjoyed this post, you may also like the other posts in this blog, such as Practicing the Presence of the Lord, which are available through the Home page of this blog. Also see my daughter's poem called "The Glory of God," and this song about His presence by Mercy Me, called Here with Me. I also recommend Striving to Enter the Kingdom of God, Walking in the Perfect Will of God, Pressing on Toward the Goal, Avoid Becoming a Corrupted Christian, Aim for Perfection, Sins That Will Keep You From Heaven, and Ask for the Ancient Paths. You may also access my complete blog directory at "Writing for the Master."

Do You Want to Know Him?
If you want to know Jesus personally, you can. It all begins when you repent and believe in Jesus.  Do you know what God's Word, the Bible says?

“Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.’” (Mar 1:14b-15).  He preached that we must repent and believe.

Please see my explanation of this in my post called "Do You Want to Know Jesus?"

Len Lacroix is the founder of Doulos Missions International.  He was based in Eastern Europe for four years, making disciples, as well as helping leaders to be more effective at making disciples who multiply, developing leaders who multiply, with the ultimate goal of planting churches that multiply. His ministry is now based in the United States with the same goal of helping fulfill the Great Commission.

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