Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Scarlet Cord


The Scarlet Cord

Hebrews 11:31

          Rahab hid the spies whom Joshua had sent in to spy out the land. Because of her, they were kept safe from the King who would have killed them. Before their departure, she asked them to protect her just as she had protected them. These men told her, “Stay under the scarlet cord, and you will be safe. Not only you, but also all those of your family whom you bring in with you. But if anyone gets out from under the protection of the scarlet cord, he will be destroyed” (see Joshua 2). Rehab obeyed their instructions and was saved from destruction (see Joshua 6:25).

          The scarlet cord represents the blood of Jesus – which runs throughout the Bible. Use the blood of Jesus as a marker over you and your family. When God sees it, He will pass over you.



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