December 1, 2015

This month let’s focus on our position in this life!

 

1 Peter 2:9 - But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people...

 

In this passage of scripture, God calls us “a royal priesthood”.  This means that we are kings as well as priests under the king-priesthood of Jesus Christ.  This had never happened before in the history of God’s people.  In the Old Testament, kings and priests were two distinct groups of people.  You were either a king or priest, but not both at the same time.

 

Today, because we are in Christ, we are king-priests—a royal priesthood. This means that we have a double portion of speaking power because as kings, “Where the word of a king is, there is power” (Ecclesiastes 8:4), and as priests, “by their word every controversy and every assault shall be settled”. (Deuteronomy 21:5)

 

So if you are a Christian businessman, you will have an edge over worldly businessmen.  What you say about your business deals will co...

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