The Aroma Of A King

Well, it appears that the Holy Spirit is moving within certain members of this community in reference to our King and Saviour.

So I must share both. Same story with different thoughts. I love how the Holy Spirit does that😊

Laura, thank for this wonderful post and opening my eyes to see a new perspective!!

All The Shoes I Wear

In the ancient middle east, the majesty of a king was expressed by more than merely his robes and adornment, but also by his royal aroma.

Instead of being crowned during a coronation,  Hebrew Kings were annointed with a sacred oil, heavily perfumed with the most expensive spices and only used for consecrating objects in the temple and anointing priests and kings.  It’s aroma acted as an invisible crown, bestowing an aura of holiness on it’s recipients.

Even after their anointing, kings would perfume their robes with precious oils so that during royal processions,  the fragrance of the expensive oils would inform the crowd that a king was passing by.

King David’s Wedding  Psalm 45:7-8.             King Solomon  Song of Songs 3:6-7.

The word Messiah in Hebrew is Mashiach which literally means “The Annointed One”.  (Christos or Christ is the Greek equivalent.)  Therefore the word Messiah…

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