The value of the offering and exacting detail of the
I found myself pondering this observation…
My sense is that the detail has to do with the immensity, perfection and glory of God. Humanity’s connection with God was of the utmost importance. And God being God could not be treated and worshipped in any old manner… everything connected with the Lord had to match God’s prominence and perfection. These exacting directions mirror the perfection and honor of God.
The ark wasn’t simply made out of acacia wood; it was to be overlaid with pure gold. It was costly. It was magnificent. It shone in brilliance, inside and out. Every detail communicated its importance.
I found myself thinking about the rings and poles, again overlaid with pure gold. I know the story; the poles are for carrying the
And on the
Our great God, THE God of all creation warrants an
At this point I placed my head in my hands and was overwhelmed by the glory of God… the God of the Scriptures… The Father God, Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit… three persons One God. Oh, the glory and the wonder of our God.
My ponderings morphed naturally into to praise…
Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty who is and was and is to come.
God in the heavens. God over all. Matchless, invisible, the God only wise. Creator. Savior. Lord of Glory.
I fall and praise You, Lord God Almighty… I sing Your praises. I glory in Your name. To You all honor and glory belong. Amen and Amen.