Oct 30, 2016
In Ezekiel yesterday, we heard of how Pharaoh was to be mocked in the world of the dead. Then we heard of God’s justice, which he showed by the illustration of Ezekiel as a watchman for a city.
Yesterday’s reading in Isaiah was a psalm of praise including these poetic lines (which I am quoting from the NLT):
LORD GOD is my strength and my song;
he has given me victory.”
3 With joy you will drink deeply
from the fountain of salvation!
Tell the nations what he has done.
Let them know how mighty he is!
But now, Jesus has been given priestly work which is superior to
theirs, just as the covenant which he arranged between God and his
people is a better one, because it is based on promises of better
13 By speaking of a new covenant, God has made the first one old; and anything that becomes old and worn out will soon disappear.