Morning Direction From Scripture 4-1-17

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Listen to me, O royal daughter; take to heart what I say.
    Forget your people and your family far away.
11 For your royal husband delights in your beauty;
    honor him, for he is your lord.
12 The princess of Tyre[c] will shower you with gifts.
    The wealthy will beg your favor.
13 The bride, a princess, looks glorious
    in her golden gown.
14 In her beautiful robes, she is led to the king,
    accompanied by her bridesmaids.
15 What a joyful and enthusiastic procession
    as they enter the king’s palace!

16 Your sons will become kings like their father.
    You will make them rulers over many lands.
17 I will bring honor to your name in every generation.
    Therefore, the nations will praise you forever and ever. Psalm 45: 10-17

What does it mean here to forget your family? How does one go about doing that?

4 thoughts on “Morning Direction From Scripture 4-1-17

  1. The King becomes our foremost family–He’s Father, and Husband to the Bride of Christ. If we have good earthly families, we don’t forget them–we just keep Christ as our priority; if we don’t have great families, it’s a comfort that God has taken us out of their midst and given us a new and loving family. I am joyful to proclaim again my status as a Royal Daughter–not that I’d lost it exactly, was just trapped in the cellar…

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