Daily Service: God Talking (obviously)
This setting is also right around “Jesus wept” also. By now most of you also know that I don’t separate God into three persons. Jesus was wholly God and wholly Man. This is one of those “God Moments” you hear about. “How often I wanted to gather your children together as a he gathers her brood under her wings, but you were not willing”. God is crying over the nation he called His own because they have repeatedly rebelled against His leading and His Law. True to form, the will kill the prophet (or more appropriately knowingly kill the king’s son to take the kingdom for themselves).
Luke 13:34-35 (NKJV) “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you were not willing! See! Your house is left to you desolate; and assuredly, I say to you, you shall not see Me until the time comes when you say, ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!’ “
Psalm 118:26-27 (NKJV) Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! We have blessed you from the house of the LORD. God is the LORD, And He has given us light; Bind the sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.