Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Luke 1:8-11 (KJV) God Will Meet You On Your Lot

Luke 1:8-11 (KJV)
And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest’s office before God in the order of his course,According to the custom of the priest’s office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at the time of incense.And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.
Our culture would attach a fairly negative connotation to the term “lot.” C-3PO made this negative connotation famous in the iconic scene from Starwars when he complained that suffering is his “lot in life.”[1]
I doubt that was the mood of Zacharias. It was his lot as a priest to burn incense. He was not the high priest whose lot it was to go yearly into the holy of holies. His lot was not to sacrifice the animals and offer them at the brazen altar. His lot was to burn incense. It was not very public nor was it very exciting. But it was exactly where he was called to serve and just where the angel of the Lord met him.
Your “lot” may not seem very glamorous, exciting or cutting edge but if it is God’s lot for you it is just where you can best meet Him.

[1] http://youtu.be/2nuSnE6GNdo

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Luke 1:8-11 (KJV) God Will Meet You On Your Lot

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