While Israel wandered in the wilderness, God sent enough manna from heaven to sustain them every day. This manna is a wonderful picture of Jesus, as He said in John 6:35 that He is the “bread of life.”
This gospel is the key to the kingdom – not a man, not a personality, but the gospel. So He is saying that He is going to build His church through His gospel, and His church is His ministry of building His kingdom until He comes again to establish the literal kingdom on the earth.
Do those who fear the Lord see you and, in watching you, are inspired to go on for God? Are they encouraged to be faithful to God? This is what the psalmist is praying.
Each week when we come to church, figuratively speaking, we are arising and going up to Bethel. We are renewed. We turn away from finding our joys and our happiness in this life and turn back to find that this life is temporal and passing away. We find our real joy in God.
Rebels almost always desire companionship. Do you know why? Because they have fear and guilt in their hearts, and they don’t want to face the consequences of their rebellion alone.
Receiving Christ is an inescapable decision you must make. As the Lord teaches during His earthly ministry, He continues to prove without any question His true identity.