At that time the Lord set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the ark … to stand before the LORD to minister.

Deuteronomy 10:8

The tribe of Levi were greatly privileged to be chosen for this unique, priestly service, which they carried out diligently, conscious of how honoured they were. We too have been chosen for a similar priestly service. As Peter reminds us in his first letter, you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ (2:5). What a privilege is ours each Lord’s Day as we draw near in worship.
Cleansed and clothed as priests we bring,
in his name thank-offering.
C. Belton – PHSS 116

Daily Reading: Esther 9