So, today's passage was suppose to be Psalms 95-99. However, I made a typo the other day and we accidentally read Psalm 97 instead of Psalm 87. So, today we'll read Psalm 87 instead of 97 and it will all work out. :)
Moses and Aaron were among his priests; Samuel also called on his name. They cried to the Lord for help, and he answered them. He spoke to Israel from the pillar of cloud, and they followed the laws and decrees he gave them. O Lord our God, you answered them. You were a forgiving God to them, but you punished them when they went wrong.
When I read this passage, I was curious as to why Moses, Aaron, and Samuel were specifically mentioned. Why those three?
I found a commentary that explained it this way......
Do we make it our life's business to call upon Him in prayer?
Do we even recognize how incredible it is that we have direct access to God through Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit?
Do we hear Him when He calls our name?
Are we willing to do whatever He asks of us?
Do we trust God to keep His promises?
Do we ask for large things? Miraculous things? Things only possible through supernatural power?
Do we plead for our nation?
We have been given unparalleled access to God Himself, the most powerful being in the entire universe. May we boldly approach the throne!