Jehovah is not a snob; He prejudges no one. “Whosoever” must be one of His favorite persons; the New Testament makes almost 100 references to him/her.
But, Jehovah is holy. Without the riches of His manifold, amazing grace and the atoning power of Christ’s cleansing blood, fellowship with Him would be impossible. His standards are high and uncompromising. They demand our best and will transform us into the best version of ourselves.
When David asks, “Lord, who may abide in Your tabernacle? Who may dwell in Your holy hill?” (Psalm 15:1), the answer (Psalm 15:2-5) clearly illustrates the loftiness of God’s holy and wondrous fellowship. Consider the following truths about fellowship with God:
- It is conditioned upon the direction of one’s feet, the deeds of one’s hands, and the devotion of one’s heart (v. 2).
- It is dependent upon the righteous use of one’s tongue, the proper use of one’s influence, and the integrity of one’s word (vv. 3-4).
- It is contingent upon the appropriate stewardship of one’s wealth (v. 5).
What a fellowship!
“He who does these things shall never be moved” (Psalm 15:5).
What a promise!