And thou shalt number seven sabbaths of years unto thee, seven times seven years; and the space of the seven sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nine years. Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of the jubile to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month, in the day of atonement shall ye make the trumpet sound throughout all your land. And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubile unto you; and ye shall return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family. A jubile shall that fiftieth year be unto you: ye shall not sow, neither reap that which groweth of itself in it, nor gather the grapes in it of thy vine undressed. For it is the jubile; it shall be holy unto you: ye shall eat the increase thereof out of the field. (Lev. 25:8-12)
The God who created us and all creation knew what this world is like so He proclaimed a year of liberty to restore that which might otherwise be overused, to redeem that which was loaned or in debt, and to free all in servitude to their brethren. Every fiftieth year the land was allowed an additional year of rest as the people were to celebrate the goodness of the Lord, restore their brethren to liberty, and return all that had been loaned or given as security or collateral. The year of Jubilee was unlike any year in the history of Israel and signaled not only the providence of God but also His redemption of His people.
Today, God redeems from sin those who turn from their sin in repentance and faith and put their trust in Him and His finished and perfect work on the Cross of Calvary. He gives those who come to Him on His terms rest from their sin and labors unto Salvation, not to sin more or trample on the grace of God, but to live in Him a life which is truly life, eternal and abundant. We are redeemed by grace through faith from the bondage and servitude of sin, from the debt we cannot pay, and unto a life of rest and liberty in Christ. Serving one another becomes, not a debt or an obligation, but an act of love and compassion, not to get or keep anything from God, but because of who He is, and who we have become as new creatures in Christ.
God has sent those of us that know Him out into this world to reach the lost that they might be saved from sin. He desires that His people strive to be holy and obedient unto Him that we might minister to those around us who are hurting and in need as He provides. We serve others, equipped with the Word of reconciliation and righteousness, rightly divided and fitly spoken, that they may see Christ in us, the hope of Glory. Our GOD has commanded us to love one another with an unfeigned love, even as He first loved us, and to disciple one another in the Word of GOD so that we may all grow in grace and in the Knowledge of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Our Lord has commissioned those who are His with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to go where He sends us in the power of the Holy Spirit. As we go, we are to proclaim the Good News of forgiveness through repentance and reconciliation with the Father through faith in His Son, that those who believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah of GOD might have life in His Name.
GOD is not willing that any should perish, but that all would come to repentance and the knowledge of the Truth. Jesus loves you and wants to establish a covenant relationship with you that is real and personal. Surrender to Him on His terms and He will give you a brand new life of discipleship and fellowship with Him that is abundant and everlasting. GOD calls you to faith in Christ and His finished and perfect work on the Cross of Calvary to pay your sIn debt. He has provided the only way of reconciliation with GOD, forgiveness from GOD, and Salvation through Jesus Christ, the Son of GOD who is GOD the Son, to give you a new life in Christ. Turn away from yourself and your sIn and turn to Him alone for eternal Life, now and always.