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Psalm 132:8-18 speaks of God going to his place of rest. He also draws the special Son of David to sit on the throne, which is described as being in God’s chosen dwelling place, Zion. This brings us hope not only because God is able to give people salvation and whatever provision they need, but also because God, seated on his throne, is the one who is able to be present for his people no matter where they are.
We understand this to be the case because God is able to be present in all places and at all times. As easily as I can sit at my desk and reach the things on the desk top and in the drawers, God, sitting on His throne, can reach us and all our needs.
As the Lord gathers his people around himself, his people are the special objects of his blessing. Those who would reject him, in verse 18, are clothed with shame, but those who trust in God and His covenant are provided for in every way.
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