“For thus the Lord said to me: “Go, set a watchman; let him announce what he sees.” (Isaiah 21:6 ESV)
A watchman is positioned to scan the horizon and report anything he/she deems to be amiss. By announcing what he/she sees, it is up to the people to prepare and then decide what to do. The watchman’s role is not necessarily to interpret what they see, but simply alert others to possible dangers by sharing critical information from a strategic perspective. Interestingly, just two verses later the text reads “Then he who saw, CRIED OUT…” That term, in its original language, actually says, “Then he who saw, CRIED OUT LIKE A LION!” In other words, when a watchman announces something that has been revealed, their announcement is backed by the authority of the Lion of Judah! One of the ways the Lion roars – is through the watchmen! […continue by clicking link…] STANDING AS A WATCHMAN IN THE CONTRADICTIONS
Wanda gives a sound summary of what it’s all about and I ask you to pray that I may serve the Lord more effectively.