“Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.”

Posted at Reformed Doctrine Daily Devotions:

Today’s devotion comes from Isaiah 60:1-9.

“Arise, shine; for your light has come,
And the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.

2 “For behold, darkness will cover the earth
And deep darkness the peoples;
But the Lord will rise upon you
And His glory will appear upon you.

3 “Nations will come to your light,
And kings to the brightness of your rising.

4 “Lift up your eyes round about and see;
They all gather together, they come to you.
Your sons will come from afar,
And your daughters will be carried in the arms.

5 “Then you will see and be radiant,
And your heart will thrill and rejoice;

Because the abundance of the sea will be turned to you,
The wealth of the nations will come to you.

6 “A multitude of camels will cover you,
The young camels of Midian and Ephah;
All those from Sheba will come;
They will bring gold and frankincense,
And will bear good news of the praises of the Lord.

7 “All the flocks of Kedar will be gathered together to you,
The rams of Nebaioth will minister to you;
They will go up with acceptance on My altar,
And I shall glorify My glorious house.

8 “Who are these who fly like a cloud
And like the doves to their lattices?

9 “Surely the coastlands will wait for Me;
And the ships of Tarshish will come first,
To bring your sons from afar,
Their silver and their gold with them,
For the name of the Lord your God,
And for the Holy One of Israel because He has glorified you.” Isaiah 60:1-9.


Why should we neglect or be embarrassed by the Reformed Doctrine truth that “election is the fountain of every saving good” including being glorified?!!


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