OBED: a story of favour.

random thoughts, inspired from 2 Samuel 6

i believe the story of obed-edom is one of the key turning points in the old testament story of the relationship between god & his people.  the chosen king, dave, a man after gods own heart, has totally given up on bringing the ark back to jerusalem.

David was now afraid of the Lord…

So David decided not to move the Ark of the Lord into the City of David.  Instead, he took it to the house of Obed-edom…

so what does god do?

and the Lord blessed Obed-edom and his entire household.

Then King David was told, “The Lord has blessed Obed-edom’s household and everything he has because of the Ark of God.”  So David went there and brought the Ark of God from the house of Obed-edom to the City of David with a great celebration.


here’s my encouragement for you…

the gift of grace made available to you, paid for, prepared, & delivered… is not a gift to let you off the hook & get you into heaven.

it is so much more than that!  you have favour on your life, like on obed-edom & his household, that can inspire kings & prosper nations.  for real, i am not making this up.  jesus has invested resource in you that is custom designed…

You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden.

jesus gives resource related to your assignment…

Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.

that’s a big assignment!

you have a big gift!

About kiwi in perth

god is good. :) really really good. my name is al; god called me to leadership & this is my journey.
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