Friday, March 13, 2009

project "Memorial"

Exodus 39.6-7
And they wrought onyx stones inclosed in ouches of gold, graven, as signets are graven, with the names of the children of Israel. And he put them on the shoulders of the ephod, that they should be stones for a memorial to the children of Israel; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Whenever the priest ministered before the Lord, the stones of his shoulders were a constant reminder to God of his children. The stones were a constant memorial before God. When we pray, and we lift up the names of our families, and our friends, and our loved ones, we are presenting a memorial before God.

I decided to make a memorial box and put stones in it with the names of my constant prayers. They are a memorial to God. They hold no supernatural power. They are not charms. They contain no mystical properties. They are simply a reminder to me to present my memorials before God when I pray. When I have prayed, I can say, "God, touch my memorials."

Now, I have to find a good place for my Memorial box.

1 comment:

Kim said...

Cool! I've been doing a year long study of Exodus.

How have you been?

-Kim Shady