“Now there have been many of those priests, since death prevented them from continuing in office; but because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. Therefore, he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.” Hebrews 7:23-25.
Verses chosen from today’s Bible reading: Hebrews 5-8.
Back in the day, a woman would go to a beauty parlor to get a “permanent.” When my wife was that woman it didn’t take me long to figure out that her upgraded hair look was anything but permanent! She would have to go back in a week or so to get another so-called “permanent.”
God raised Jesus from the dead to live forever. That is truly permanent.
How wonderful that news is to believers: Jesus will always be. It is indeed a permanent arrangement. I have His Son Jesus interceding for me before God forever. He takes no vacations. He has no down times. It’s permanent in the truest sense.
I must live out that permanent relationship with God. It is certainly available for me.
“Lord, I thank You for providing a way for me to have a permanent relationship with You. Forgive me for messing up my end of it. I need You every second. Fill me with Your wisdom so that I have the ability to live out Your qualities in my midst. I love You, Father.”
Attach yourself to the One who is truly permanent.