2 Kings 16-18
Starting To Think
Many people have dreamed through the years how great it would be to have lived during Biblical times. They imagine what it would have been like to live during the time of Jeremiah, Isaiah or one of the other prophets. They think how exciting it must have been to have heard first-hand the words of John just days after he saw the vision.
If you have ever been one of those who thought this way, I encourage you to consider that we live in an even greater time today. Not only are we reading these exciting prophecies in our day, but we are also living them out. We are truly witnesses to the day which the prophets longed to see.
Moses himself spoke one of those prophecies in this Torah portion. Moses has already stated he was not merely speaking to the people who were gathered on that day, but to multitudes who were not there. He was speaking to a generation yet to come. When he spoke the words of Deuteronomy 30:1-6, he was not only speaking to the people he was seeing with his natural eye, but also to a people he could only see with his spirit. He was speaking to you and to me! (Click to Article)