God’s heart is for ALL nations and so it is no surprise to find the nations at the heart of God’s glorious vision for eternity. How extraordinary to think that one day all know and love Jesus will live, serve and worship together before the throne of God
God’s big story for the nations culminates in the life and ministry of Jesus who displays His deep heart for the nations and commissions His followers to go and make disciples of all nations
Our fascination with Superheroes is born out through our deep need for salvation. In this latest blog we see how God’s heart for the nations was to ultimately be fulfilled through His Servant – one who would suffer in our place and a be a light to the whole world!
God’s people were to be a ‘nation to the nations’ but they ended importing the culture of the nations around them and straying from the LORD. Because they failed to obey God and keep their side of the covenant God did exactly what He said He would and sent them into exile…
This second instalment on God’s heart for the Nations shows us how God chose a nation for Himself, Israel. God uses some extraordinary language to describe them which in Christ is applied too who believe in Him.
The nations have always been on God’s heart and in this post I reflect a little on the promises God made to Abraham and how we too get to play our part in that as those promises continue to be fulfilled in and through our lives
Having withdrawn with His disciples Jesus quotes Isaiah 42:1-4 about Himself saying; “This was to fulfil what was spoken through the prophet. “Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations. He will not quarrel or cry out; no one will hear his voice in the streets. A bruised reed he will not break, and a smouldering wick he will not snuff out, till he has brought…