In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, will I take thee, O Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, saith the LORD, and will make thee as a signet: for I have chosen thee, saith the LORD of hosts. – Haggai 2:23
|The Signet Ring|
The Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary defines a signet ring as a ring for the finger with a design cut into it. It implies that it has to be a special customized ring which lives and breeds daily on the finger of a highly placed individual or someone from a royal family. A signet ring signifies authority, it is very expensive and is safeguarded with such zeal as would make jealous, the Gold stored in the US Bullion depository, Fort Knox.
Back in the 80’s, my dad had a world receiver transistor radio which he treasured dearly. It was no surprise that he almost skinned me alive when I blew it up. I would have exuded the same volcanic eruption of anger, had I been in his shoes. Evidently, we are all born to protect those: tangible, intangible, physical and material things so dear to our hearts. So does GOD ALMIGHTY watch over His signet ring – which happens to be all the people from all races of the earth who worship HIM in spirit and truth. Which happens to be YOU! You are God’s Signet Ring, the apple of His eye, you are precious. Act like it today, will you?