The Joy of His Smiling Face!
Scripture reading for February 8th: Numbers 6-10
Key Scriptures: Numbers 6:22-27 “The Lord said to Moses, “Tell Aaron and his sons, ‘This is how you are to bless the Israelites. Say to them: “‘” The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.” “So they will put My Name on the Israelites, and I will bless them.””
God gave specific instructions as to how Aaron, the appointed High Priest and his successors were to bless God’s people. They were to declare God’s blessing and protection over His people and declare His smiling face upon them and His grace and peace over them. This would mark God’s people with His Name!
Rejoice in God’s blessing: It will be the ultimate pleasure of all believers marked by God’s name through faith in Jesus Christ to see God’s face! “They will see His face and His Name will be on their foreheads.” (Revelation 22:4)