Tradition of the Ring

Do you have a family heirloom passed down from one generation to the next? On his deathbed, my great-great grandfather passed down his wedding ring to his sixteen year-old grandson, my grandfather, who passed it down to me with the same message he had received: “Keep it, and pass it on to future generations.”

When passing down the Ten Commandments to Moses, God said that He would show love to a thousand generations of those who love Him (Exodus 20:6). The Hebrew word for “generations” is the same word used for “circle”-dor-, the shape of a ring. Made from precious metal, a ring is symbolic of the abundant value of love. Being circular, a ring is also symbolic of the eternal value of love. It illustrates God’s love that is both abundant and eternal. Today, purposefully live inside His ring of love. Keep it, and pass it on to future generations.

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