DCLM Daily Manna 2 September 2022 Devotional By Pastor W. F. Kumuyi — Priesthood Of Peace
TOPIC: Priesthood Of Peace (DCLM Daily Manna 2 September 2022)
TEXT: Deuteronomy 17:8-13 (KJV)
8 If there come up a matter too arduous for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being issues of controversy inside thy gates: then shalt thou come up, and get thee up into the place which the Lord thy God shall select;
9 And thou shalt come unto the clergymen the Levites, and unto the choose that shall be in these days, and enquire; they usually shall shew thee the sentence of judgment:
10 And thou shalt do based on the sentence, which they of that place which the Lord shall select shall shew thee; and thou shalt observe to do based on all that they inform thee:
11 Based on the sentence of the legislation which they shall train thee, and based on the judgment which they shall inform thee, thou shalt do: thou shalt not decline from the sentence which they shall shew thee, to the correct hand, nor to the left.
12 And the person that can do presumptuously, and won’t hearken unto the priest that standeth to minister there earlier than the Lord thy God, or unto the choose, even that man shall die: and thou shalt put away the evil from Israel.
13 And all of the individuals shall hear, and concern, and do no extra presumptuously.
KEY VERSE: “And thou shalt come unto the clergymen the Levites, and unto the choose that shall be in these days, and enquire; they usually shall shew thee the sentence of judgment” (Deuteronomy 17:9)
No chief in society who wishes to succeed can do with out a big dose of God’s knowledge. At workplaces, they have to be prudent to take choices on recruitment and deployment of personnel that may enhance productiveness and herald income. On the political degree, leaders should get related to God to have the ability to reply judiciously to native and world occasions that threaten man and his setting. No king was extra aware of this want than Solomon who didn’t prevaricate about knowledge as his utmost want as king of Israel.
When the Lord proclaimed His covenant of peace on the Levitical priesthood because the Israelites made their strategy to the land God selected for them, He additionally planted in them the spirit to adjudicate over issues of controversy “too arduous for [them] in judgment”. The Lord envisaged that His individuals, after settling of their new land, would handle conflicts “between blood and blood (homicide circumstances), between plea and plea (civil actions), and between stroke and stroke (private harm).” God directed such circumstances to the Levites, with whom He had established a covenant of peace. Nobody was anticipated to take legislation into his personal arms.
Leaders at each degree in society are peacemakers if they permit the Spirit of God to regulate them. The insurance policies they enunciate and execute should have peace, safety, justice and welfare of the individuals as the primary aims. These will assist bind the constituent teams and forestall disharmony, division and strife. The world could be torn aside if these tips of the Creator of peace are lacking.
Believers with insightful understanding of the instructing that we’re the salt and light-weight of the world ought to get absolutely kitted with the knowledge of God and let the Spirit information them when controversial issues are introduced earlier than them. Each one redeemed by Christ has an awesome priestly measure of His knowledge to assist the women and men of this age untie the knot of sin entangling them.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
Believers are at present’s Levites bringing peace to a troubled era.
THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
DCLM Daily Manna was written by Pastor W. F. Kumuyi; is the founder and Normal Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church located at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.