Friday, May 27, 2011

Aaron shall bear their names before the Lord

Daily Light Devotions - May 23 - Morning

... Aaron shall bear their names before the Lord.

And you shall set the two stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, as stones of remembrance for the sons of Israel. And Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD on his two shoulders for remembrance. 1

but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever. Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them. 2

Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, 3

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. 4

Of Benjamin he said, "The beloved of the LORD dwells in safety. The High God surrounds him all day long, and dwells between his shoulders." 5

1 Exo 28:12;
2 Heb 7:24,25;
3 Jude 1:24;
4 Heb 4:14-16;
5 Deut 33:12

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