A review of their existence and historyâ€¦ think about how many years? (1,600 plus years of history is covered from Abram's calling until their current condition.)
A review of their existence and history â€” with God in view. (Our history books rarely if ever speak of God's work in history or creation)
A review of their existence and history â€” with their sin exposed.
A review of their existence and history â€” with God's unwavering grace, calling, faithfulness, message and purpose being manifested in every generation.
"I will worship toward Your holy temple, and praise Your name for Your lovingkindness and for Your truth: for You have magnified Your word above all Your name. In the day when I cried You answered me, and strengthened me with strength in my soul. All the kings of the earth shall praise You, O Lord, when they hear the words of Your mouth. Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the Lord: for great is the glory of the Lord." (Psalm 138)
Psalm 111 (2 Timothy 2:7 "Consider...)
Joy in God's Wonder and Works
Paul told Timothy, (2 Timothy 2:7), to "CONSIDER what I say, and may the Lord give you UNDERSTANDING in all things."
This is foundational and fundamental to life in God's growing kingdom. It's our responsibility to consider. (Say it with me? It's MY responsibility to consider what God is saying.) I cannot delegate nor transfer that responsibility to anyone else. It's one of those nontransferable ways of kingdom life. Meaning we are accountable to personally meditate/ponder/think about it again and again/chew on it until we get all we can out of a thought of God. But it's God's responsibility to give use the understanding of wha