Day 2 Monday August 7
We are the community of worshipers whose primary focus is ministering to God Himself.
SO WHAT IS being rebuilt? The Church, with its unique Davidic anointing for the Presence, is the fulfillment of the prophecy from Amos. We read: In that day I will raise up the fallen booth of David, and wall up its breaches; I will also raise up its ruins and rebuild it as in the days of old (Amos 9:11 NASB). This prophecy spoke of a day when the tabernacle of David would be restored. When we consider the context, it is important to note that with raising up this fallen booth or tabernacle of God, there would also be the need for a corresponding priestly order. What we see pictured in the era of David had a company of priests ministering before the Lord night and day. The significance for this prophecy lies in this one fact— only priests could carry God’s Presence. God seems insistent upon that requirement. Because of Jesus, you and I are able to assume our position among such a priestly order. David prophesied this present reality through his Old Testament tabernacle, giving us a glimpse of what life would look like in a new day. Now, a community of worshipers could come before God’s Presence and minister before Him without barriers.
DAILY SCRIPTURE READING: AMOS 9:11-15
Father, it is such an honor to be able to come before You and minister to You. You have brought me into Your very Presence and have made me Your priest. Thank You for making me righteous through Jesus so that there would be no barriers between us.
WHAT FATHER IS SAYING TO ME TODAY?