Hebrews 2:12 Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee.
Years ago, my Pastor encouraged me to find a Bible verse that I might call my life verse. I thought at the time this would be almost impossible. Every verse in the Bible spoke of who I was to be and what I was to do. How could I pick just one? However, my Pastor had said this would be a good thing to do, so I set out to do as he suggested.
I began my quest by asking God to lead me to a verse that spoke to me about my mission in life or spoke to me in a special way. Then I came across this verse. This was the perfect verse for me. At the time, I knew God was calling me into the Evangelistic Ministry. To sing and preach wherever He might open a door. This verse declared what I felt I should do then, and now. I am to declare Christ’s name to anyone and everyone and sing for the glory of God.
As I continued in the Evangelistic Ministry and am now a Pastor myself, this verse means even more to me. I have the great privilege week after week of sharing with people I know, and who know me, the wonders of God’s Word. I also am blessed to be able to sing the praises of His name with and for the church.
What a blessing this verse has been and will forever continue to be in my life. What a great word of advice my Pastor shared with me on that day. Might I suggest if you have never found a life verse for yourself, one that you know God speaks to your heart about, begin that search today. I know it will influence your life. It sure has mine.
I am not asking you to take this as your life verse. However, would you consider following its meaning on Sunday. As you gather with family and friends, would you declare His name unto your brethren and sing a song of praise to Him? As we think on the Thanksgiving week, let us thank Him most of all.
THROUGH THE BIBLE ACCELERATED READING (O.T.-1/N.T. & PS.-2/Prov.-Monthly)
Ezekiel 31, 32 / Psalm 119:81-96 / Proverbs 26 / Hebrews 1, 2
THROUGH THE BIBLE OLD & NEW TESTAMENT DAILY
Ezekiel 28-31 / James 5
“Getting people into the Word of God…
… and the Word of God into people.”
Dr. Franklin J. Senters Th.D.
Founder and Executive Director