The destiny of God’s people

Posted on June 25, 2018 
Filed under Theology

“No idea is more fundamental to the purpose of God in history, as it is revealed in Holy Scripture, than this one: “They shall be my people, and I will be their God” (Jer 32:38).

This truth is for us the more significant because it is men and women like we are whom God has thus chosen. Such a phrase is, therefore, not only a revelation of God’s purpose; it is also a disclosure of our own destiny. We are created and called by God to be his people, and to know him as our God. This is the chief end of man – to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever. Let us then consider what this means in more detail. …”

The Australian Church Record has dug into their vaults to republish this article by the Rev. Alan Stibbs.