Wednesday, January 09 2008
I was reading today and came across this scripture...
Hosea 4:6My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
I thought I could come up with some great thought to expound on, and perhaps I could with some very simple research. I did look up destroyed in the Hebrew and found it can mean to fail. What an indictment on the people of God...that they failed because they rejected the Word. Their rejection of the Word plagued the generations that followed and that is what is most disturbing.
Sin is in the DNA of mankind, but this generation can change genetic malformations that is caused by previous generations...for it is promised in the Word.
Acts 2:17And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:
Acts 2:18And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy...
Our generation can be determined to preach the Word with a commitment not shown by previous generations. It is our turn to stand on the Word and preach the apostolic message with courage and dedication.
We live in world that is full of sin and it becomes more apparent each day. We celebrate the Britney Spears of the world while tearing down the positive, but God gives us hope because as the world becomes dirtier...THE GRACE OF GOD BECOMES BIGGER.
Romans 5:20...But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound
Thank God for His grace!!!