The Remnant Among the Nations - Part 2
Then the remnant of Jacob shall be
in the midst of many peoples
like dew from the LORD,
like showers on the grass,
which delay not for a man
nor wait for the children of man.
And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the nations,
in the midst of many peoples,
like a lion among the beasts of the forest,
like a young lion among the flocks of sheep,
which, when it goes through, treads down
and tears in pieces, and there is none to deliver.
Micah 5:8 (ESV)
God has scattered "the
remnant," and not just "of
Jacob" but all those who
are His as a judgment, "among
the nations, in the midst of many peoples."
And although as a witness His people bring health and life
to those who receive them, "like a
young lion among the flocks of sheep" they are a presence that brings
destruction and death to those who oppose them, "and
there is none (other)
But thanks be to God, who in Christ always
leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the
fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere. For we are the
aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among
those who are perishing, to one a fragrance from death to
death, to the other a fragrance from life to life. Who is
sufficient for these things? 2
Corinthians 2:14-16 (ESV)
Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.