What Does God Have to Do to Get Our Attention?
The Lord told Israel, “‘I blasted you with blight and mildew. When your gardens increased, your vineyards, your fig trees, and your olive trees, the locust devoured them; yet you have not returned to Me,’ says the LORD” (Amos 4.9).
Presently, most of the world is experiencing economic trouble, yet, the world refuses to acknowledge God or see that He has any part in how things are run on earth.
What will He have to do next to get our attention? DR
Slain for the Word of God
Most of us have easy access to multiple Bibles, and if we do not like what we have, we can easily get another one in whatever size we want, with whatever cover we want, with or without study notes, references or no references, maps, charts; you name it.
Yet, do we realize the awesome sacrifices that past generations of believers have made for us to be able to have the word of God in our language?
Think on this passage for the rest of the day, remembering what some have paid for us to have our Bibles, “When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held” (Revelation 6.9).
Some people have given their lives. What would you give to have a copy of the Bible? DR