PSALM 132 ... verse number 11 ... GOD'S PROMISE TO DAVID ...
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to King David, one of them anyway, is voiced in today's Psalm
132 verse. "The LORD hath sworn in
truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy
body will I set upon thy throne." Verse 11, God's
"swearing" this Truth to David!
By the way,
the verb used here is interesting. "Shaba" means "to swear" of
course, but in a beautiful sense. Essentially, "to take an
oath." But etymologically, "to say something seven times!"
Folks, if God says something once it can never fail! But
to say it repeatedly our Lord means it more than ever!
It's now a vow, a "covenant" really!
The verb for
"turn," something here which God will not do, is "shub." I
sometimes call it the "repentance" verb of Scripture. God will
never repent, "turn back, or withdraw" His decision.
will always have a son or grandson or great-grandson (and so
forth generation after generation) to occupy the Throne of
literally happened, for hundreds of years really! A Davidic
"Dynasty" was established in the Holy Land!
partial list of these Royal Monarchs: Solomon, Son of David,
then his son Rehoboam. Then Abijah, Asa, Jehoshaphat, Jehoram,
Ahaziah, Joash, Amaziah, Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Heaekiah,
Manasseh, Amos, Josiah, and others!
today, there is no King!
Has not been
a Jewish King since the Babylonian Captivity centuries ago, 586
BC to be precise.
But some day
again there will be!
A Son of
David on the Throne!
than the Person named in Matthew 1:1. "The
book of the generation of
the son of David, the son of Abraham."
of the Jews!
He is coming
again and will fulfill this Promise of God to David, literally
and victoriously and eternally!
"The LORD hath sworn in truth unto
David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I
set upon thy throne."
God's Word never fails!
--- Dr. Mike Bagwell
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