Habakkuk 3:18-19 High Places

Habakkuk 3:18-19 (KJV)
Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds’ feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

God has some “high places” prepared for us. I would suggest that the ultimate and best application would be those high places in eternal glory.[1] What higher places could there be than: 

  • Those around God’s throne, 
  • Those atop His holy mountain 
  • Those places in the New Jerusalem 

I can think of some high places in this life too:

  • The place of surrender
  • The place of sanctification 
  • The place of separation 
  • The place of service

Notice that before He makes us to walk in our high places, He makes our feet like hind’s feet. High places can be slippery and the path to get to them can be tough. We can’t walk in the high places without the walk up to them. 

[1]Ephesians 2:6 (KJV)
And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

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Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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