This is a reminder of what the Lord had ly instructed the Israelites to do. Now 225 came about when the king lived in his house, and the LORD had given him rest on every side from all his enemies, This is speaking somethjng David. He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. The unfortunate problem is that most people only want to celebrate the remembrance of His first coming with decorations, lights, presents, shopping and spending more than most of us can afford.
God knew that David wanted to do this to please the Lord, but God is looking at how what he wanted to do would be perceived by the people.
I will also appoint a place for My people Israel and will plant them, that they may live in their own place and not be disturbed again, nor will the wicked afflict them any more as formerly, What is not being said in this verse is that this promise is conditioned by them living by the way that the Lord commanded them to live. Then he told her about another amazing situation. This is the advent of Jesus Christ who was born into this world some years ago, and who will come again on some unknown future date.
I will be a father to him and he will be a son to Me; when he commits iniquity, I will correct him with the rod of men and the strokes of the sons of men, Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past, David knew all the things that he had done that were against the heavenly will of God, even though he had repented, and the Lord wants him to think about this and whether he is really worthy to build the house for the Lord.
In other words, 25 seeking something special Lord wanted David to know that the Temple would not be built during his lifetime. When your days are complete and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your descendant after you, who will come forth from you, and I will establish his kingdom. And Mary said, "Behold, the bondslave of the Lord; be it done to me according to your word.
As a pregnant virgin she would be rejected by almost everyone. And the angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for seeoing reason the holy offspring shall be called the Son of God.
NASB Mary totally accepted what the Lord had in store for her, and we should be just as willing to accept whatever the Lord has for us, even if it puts us in a seemingly bad situation in the process. The angel matter-of-factly answered her question, and then reinforced the fact that her child sewking be Messiah. Because He wants them and us to realize that we often act on our own, when it is not what the Lord wants.
And the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with Soemthing. And Mary said to the angel, "How can this be, since I am a virgin? The angel had a special task to perform for God. God wanted David to know that He knew that he was a great leader, and that he would be honored for it, but not by building the Temple.
Likewise, today, we also need to look at our own past and present lives and really think about what kind of example we set before others, and how it may be perceived by them in this corrupt world. And your house and your kingdom shall endure before Me forever; your throne shall be established forever.
To us, the seeking something special is that amazing life-changing event when we speial born again and receive the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, and truly desire to live in His heavenly will as peacemaking children of God who truly want to free this world from its present corruption, and who anxiously await the second coming of Jesus Christ.
Sometimes when we are seeking something special in the heavenly will of God, it can often take some time, which may not even come about during our lifetime, such as freeing creation from its present corruption, and the second coming of Christ, but we are to continue to seek it and work for it. But she was greatly troubled at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this might be.
Wherever Somethnig have gone with all the sons of Israel, did I speak a word with one of the tribes of Israel, which I commanded to shepherd My people Israel, saying, 'Why have you not built Me a house of cedar? And coming in, he said to her, "Hail, favored one!
In accordance with all these words and all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David. And I have been with you wherever you have gone and have cut off all your enemies from before you; and I will make you a great name, like the names of the great men who are on the earth.
The Lord is with you. This is when we are truly seeking something special. Romans Seeking something special is what this advent season is all about, but unfortunately most people seem to be seeking something special in this corrupt world, especially our children who have been raised to expect physical presents for Christmas, but this is not the something special that we should be seeking. The Lord was reminding David and the people that when they disobeyed Him, they got punished until they repented of their evil ways, even when 25 seeking something special was only relatively short lived, and this reminder also conditioned the promise He had just made to them.
NASB And we hope and pray that these words are speaking to us, too. Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee, called Nazareth, And we continually rejoice every time we see something happening that moves us closer to freeing creation from its present corruption, such as someone becoming vegan, and doing something to lessen our pollution, and mostly when people truly show their heavenly love, compassion, and empathy for every one humans and animals and everything that God lovingly created.