“But as for you, the Lord took you and brought you out of the iron-smelting furnace, out of Egypt, to be the people of his inheritance, as you now are.” (Deut. 4:20, NIV).
Yesterday I shared with you how I kept speaking my son’s identity over him during a difficult season. Today, I want to invite you to reflect with me how God does that for us. Let’s start by reading today’s Scripture meditatively, taking it into our hearts.
He says to you and me that we are His inheritance. What is an inheritance? It’s something of great worth, something precious that comes to us upon the death of a loved one. In this case, His precious Son died, and you are His inheritance.
The definition of inheritance also includes LEGACY, bequest, endowment, heritage, bestowal, bequeathal, and benefaction. You are God’s legacy. You are His gift, His benefaction, His treasure. You have been bestowed on Him by the precious blood of the Lamb. The life of Jesus, the very highest price, was given in exchange for you belonging to Him.
He also reminds us in this verse that He has taken us out of Egypt. Slavery to sin no longer defines or marks who we are. Instead, this is who we are: His chosen, cherished possession; His recompense; the objects of His favor and lavish love.
Just as He spoke their identity to the hearts of His people then, He speaks the same to our hearts now. As He does so, He Continue reading Who He Is and Who You Are