Seek First wk 2

Seek First wk 2

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”  Matthew 6:33

  1. JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH means, “I AM the Lord whose there.”

“The circumference of the city shall be 18,000 cubits. And the name of the city from that time on shall be, The Lord Is There.” Ezekiel 48:35

“And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.” Revelation 21:3

The Parallels Between 2 Cities

  • It’s name is Jehovah-Shammah.
    • Ezekiel 48:35
    • Revelation 21:3
  • God takes Ezekiel and John to a high mountain.
    • Ezekiel 40:2
    • Revelation 21:10
  • Both Ezekiel and John see someone with a measuring rod.
    • Ezekiel 40:3
    • Revelation 12:15
  • Both cities have 12 gates.
    • Ezekiel 48:30-34
    • Revelation 21:12-14
  • Both cities are in shape of a square.
    • Ezekiel 48:30-34
    • Revelation 21:16

What’s This Mean To Us?

Have you ever felt truly alone?  Remember, God is Jehovah-Shammah… “The Lord who is there.”

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we can confidently say,  “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?” Hebrews 13:5-6

  • JEHOVAH-ROHI means, “I AM The Lord your Shepherd”

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”  Psalm 23

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. 12 He who is a hired hand and not a shepherd, who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. 13 He flees because he is a hired hand and cares nothing for the sheep. 14 I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, 15 just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.” John 10:11-15

What’s This Mean To Us?

God is our Shepherd and He will guide us, feed us, protect us, and search for us when we are lost.

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. 28 I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. 29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.” John 10:27-29

Can you hear His voice?   He’s calling you!

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