May 19, 2006
Read 1 Chronicles 24
Duties assigned to priests; musicians and singers; divisions of the porters (gatekeepers); treasurers and other officials
David . . . separated (set apart) to the service, Levites, singers, porters (gatekeepers), treasurers, and other workers (I Chronicles 25:1; 9:22-29) of the
Every position was equally important to maintain worship in the
Earlier, David had planned to make
Some people ignore the Master's ownership rights to their lives and do not recognize their position as His managers of their talents, time, and even the Lord's tithe. All these are meant to be used for His purposes rather than for our own pleasures and personal interests. Each day is given to us as a trust that we may become like Christ and glorify Him. What God has entrusted to us can become multiplied blessings to others; but, when kept for selfish purposes, it can become a curse.
In our family devotions, let us thank our Heavenly Father for each of our children and help them to know their importance to Him. He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much. . . . If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon (wealth), who will commit to your trust the true riches? (Luke 16:10-11).
24:2 executed the priest's office =erved as priests; 24:5 divided by lot =ssigned by drawing lots to determine the will of God (Prov. 16:33); 24:19 orderings =chedules; 25:5 to lift up the horn =o exalt the Lord's power and glory.
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Memory Verse for the Week: Job 1:1