In the midst of succinct proclamations and activities is a message from God to the elect, comforting, encouraging and calling to patient endurance.
In the midst of succinct proclamations and activities is a message from God to the wicked, warning of impending judgment and inviting to repentance.
In the gospel of Matthew, Jesus is portrayed as the Israel's Messiah and King. He came to save His people from their sins and to shepherd them as His own.
God’s seal is sure in the care of His people, His mercy is abundant toward those He brings to repentance and His judgment is fixed and final toward the wicked.
The seal of the living God ensures the believer's purpose in this world and His glorious salvation to God's Glory.