Those who are born again know that Jesus has made a highway to Zion- a way to the Father through the Son by the power of the Holy Spirit. The trinity is the mystery of One God (or being) with three persons. Nabeel Qureshi wrote about this from a Muslim perspective in his book, “No God but One: Allah or Jesus“. The two passages below describe God’s joy at the people of earth coming to Him. The difficulties of our earthly existence cannot compare to the powerful sweep of love that quiets us when we are forgiven of our sin. The tears of injustice are wiped away as we hear His loud exultation and singing rejoicing over the life of Christ moving in us. God does not forsake but fulfills the purpose He has for us. It is a time to sing! – Teresa #Hesingsoverus
Zechariah 1:14-20 (ESV)
Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion;
shout, O Israel!
Rejoice and exult with all your heart,
O daughter of Jerusalem!
The Lord has taken away the judgments against you;
he has cleared away your enemies.
The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst;
you shall never again fear evil.
On that day it shall be said to Jerusalem:
“Fear not, O Zion;
let not your hands grow weak.
The Lord your God is in your midst,
a mighty one who will save;
he will rejoice over you with gladness;
he will quiet you by his love;
he will exult over you with loud singing.
I will gather those of you who mourn for the festival,
so that you will no longer suffer reproach.[m]
Behold, at that time I will deal
with all your oppressors.
And I will save the lame
and gather the outcast,
and I will change their shame into praise
and renown in all the earth.
At that time I will bring you in,
at the time when I gather you together;
for I will make you renowned and praised
among all the peoples of the earth,
when I restore your fortunes
before your eyes,” says the Lord.
Psalm 138: 4-8 (ESV)
4 All the kings of the earth shall give you thanks, O Lord,
for they have heard the words of your mouth,
5 and they shall sing of the ways of the Lord,
for great is the glory of the Lord.
6 For though the Lord is high, he regards the lowly,
but the haughty he knows from afar.
7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble,
you preserve my life;
you stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies,
and your right hand delivers me.
8 The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me;
your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever.
Do not forsake the work of your hands.