The Lord's people delight in the covenant itself. It is an unfailing source of comfort to them as often as the Holy Spirit leads them into the banqueting house and waves the banner of love. They delight to contemplate the antiquity of that covenant, remembering that before the daystar knew its place or planets ran their course, the interests of the saints were made secure in Christ Jesus. It is peculiarly pleasing to them to remember the certainty of the covenant while meditating upon God's "steadfast, sure love David."1 They delight to celebrate it as signed, sealed, and delivered! Their ...
In order to grow in our faith and become the man or woman God wants us to be, it takes intentional effort combined with God’s intervention. We can expect opposition, resistance and maybe even intimidation when we choose to share our faith. Alistair Begg encourages us to stand strong in the face of persecution… knowing that God is at our side.
Series: The Lion's Roar