Thoughts On A Word Received 12/18/2020: There is a time of testing coming for my peoople and my church. The plumb line is set against my church and the walls are out of kilter. Pray for men and women who will set my church on a right foundation.
7 Thus He showed me: Behold, the Lord stood on a wall made with a plumb line, with a plumb line in His hand. 8 And the LORD said to me, "Amos, what do you see?" And I said, "A plumb line." Then the Lord said: "Behold, I am setting a plumb line In the midst of My people Israel; I will not pass by them anymore. Amos 7:7-8 (NKJV)
The warning of the plumb line is that there will come a time when God will no longer overlook or pass by our sins.
16 Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: "Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, A tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; Whoever believes will not act hastily. 17 Also I will make justice the measuring line, And righteousness the plummet; The hail will sweep away the refuge of lies, And the waters will overflow the hiding place. Isaiah 28:16-17 (NKJV)
Justice and righteousness are part of the measuring line that God uses to measure and test us.
16 All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NKJV)
Scripture is give to us for reproof and correction, for instruction and righteousness so that we may be corrected; it is the plumb line that God uses against the church. The word of the Holy Spirit and the Holy Scriptures are the plumb line God is using with his church right now.