The last nine chapters of Ezekiel are about proclaiming the Ezekiel temple message to the Laodiceans, the nations of Israel and the world. They are also about building a spiritual temple. And they contain a heavy emphasis on the sons of Zadok.
God has given me new understanding about Ezekiel 43. This chapter is about the sons of Zadok. It is important for all of us—especially the sons of Zadok today—to understand what is revealed in this chapter.
This new revelation came two days after our youth arrived for the Summer Educational Program and two days after the last performance of our recent Irish dance production, Celtic Throne. God timed this precisely to show how important our youth are to Him! You can see His hand in this in amazing ways.
A Warrior for David’s Throne
Each time a monarch is crowned in England, G.F. Handel’s “Zadok the Priest” is sung. Why this song?
When Queen Elizabeth ii was crowned Queen of the British Commonwealth in 1953, the Chronicle-Telegram of Elyria, Ohio, explained: “The communion service after the opening ‘recognition’ ceremony changes the atmosphere of the coronation to one of devotion and deep religious significance. It is from this point that the sovereign, having dedicated herself to the service of her peoples, is solemnly consecrated, like a bishop, for her task. … Meanwhile the choir sings, as they have sung at this point in the ceremony since the earliest known English coronation service, the anthem ‘Zadok the Priest’” (emphasis mine). A song about Zadok the priest has been sung every time a king or queen has been crowned since “the earliest known English coronation service.”
Why? Even religious individuals do not understand why they sing about Zadok the priest at a British coronation. Almost nobody is interested because we have drifted far from God. Yet this is critical history for us to understand. If the people of prophetic Israel (America, Britain and its Commonwealth, and the Jewish state) really understood this, they would not be heading toward national death.
Anciently, Zadok and his sons were completely loyal to David’s throne in all respects. We are introduced to Zadok in 1 Chronicles 12.
Verse 23 reads, “And these are the numbers of the bands that were ready armed to the war, and came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the Lord.” This was an exciting time for Israel. These individuals with David weren’t looking to men. They were following Scripture, doing everything “according to the word of the Lord”!
“And Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father’s house twenty and two captains” (verse 28). Zadok was a man’s man, a leader of leaders. He wasn’t yet a priest here, but this mighty man eventually became the chief priest of Israel!
“All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel: and all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king” (verse 38). These leaders, including Zadok, had beautiful attitudes.
Zadok was there with David from the beginning. David had some mighty men of valor around him. They were real warriors because they had to fight to protect David and his throne from Satan and the enemies the devil would stir up against them.
We must always remember that we are soldiers. If you have the throne of David, there is always a battle to fight. In this world, you will always have battles, even wars, over that throne! This will not change until Jesus Christ returns! We must always pray for God’s help—but God expects us to fight and do all we possibly can to succeed! We must have the faith to fight, or God says our faith is dead.
The main characteristic of a son of Zadok is that he fights for David’s throne. It is a continual battle.
The sons of Zadok stayed with David like nobody else, even when David had serious problems. But Zadok was loyal to God most of all. He wasn’t intimidated by any man because he knew God in a special way. David saw that, which is why he had Zadok with him.
Zadok and God’s Throne
Now look at Ezekiel 43: “Afterward he brought me to the gate, even the gate that looketh toward the east: And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east: and his voice was like a noise of many waters: and the earth shined with his glory. … So the spirit took me up, and brought me into the inner court; and, behold, the glory of the Lord filled the house” (verses 1-2, 5).
This is an end-time prophecy about an “inner court” on Earth. If you have an inner court, that indicates you also have an outer court. This is talking about the division that took place in the Church of God after Herbert W. Armstrong died. It wasn’t divided under Mr. Armstrong during the Philadelphia era. This is in the context of the Laodicean era; the time frame is just before the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
In Ezekiel’s vision of the inner court, he saw something really special: “the glory of the Lord filled the house.” Why was God filling this house with glory? Again, this is about the time we are living in today.
Gesenius’ Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon says that this “house of God” is the temple, or “the temple of God at Jerusalem.” It can certainly refer to that temple and certainly refers to the “Ezekiel temple” of the World Tomorrow. But it is also dual. Another definition is “a family, those sprung from any family descendants.” In this case, it is talking about the spiritual Family.
Also, Armstrong Auditorium is a type of Ezekiel’s temple. Ezekiel says that in this inner court, God is going to fill His house with glory!
Now, notice: “And he said unto me, Son of man, the place of my throne, and the place of the soles of my feet, where I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel for ever, and my holy name, shall the house of Israel no more defile, neither they, nor their kings, by their whoredom, nor by the carcases of their kings in their high places” (verse 7).
Ezekiel is talking about a new throne in the inner court, where God dwells (Revelation 11:1-2). There is a special emphasis on “the place of my throne” in the inner court. That is the context of Ezekiel 43 and 44. God calls it “the place of my throne”—He’s not even calling it David’s throne! It is God’s throne in this inner court!
What does it mean to have God’s throne in your midst?
God is bringing the new throne into the context of the sons of Zadok. Several places in Ezekiel, God mentions a special reward for the sons of Zadok. “And the chamber which faces north is for the priests who have charge of the altar; these are the sons of Zadok, who alone among the sons of Levi may come near to the Lord to minister to him” (Ezekiel 40:46; Revised Standard Version; see also Ezekiel 44:15; 48:11). Even in Ezekiel 43, verse 19 mentions “the priests the Levites that be of the seed of Zadok, which approach unto me, to minister unto me, saith the Lord God ….”
Verse 7 of Ezekiel 43 brings the new throne right to where the sons of Zadok are. That is what this chapter is all about. And it’s all in the time frame of the Laodicean era and the people who are loyal to God. These mighty warriors spiritually protect the very throne of God! It wasn’t being protected before, but it is now.
Here God talks about “the place of my throne, and the place of the soles of my feet.” In other words, this is where He is and where He’s going to be for the future. This is all about Emmanuel, or God with us (Matthew 1:23). It is leading to a time when God will dwell with His people for all eternity!
If you meditate on Ezekiel 43:5-7, it just about knocks you over! If we understand it and have faith in it, then it will change our lives in ways we don’t even expect.
How much is this affecting you individually? How deeply do you understand the new throne of God? God says this understanding fills both the physical and spiritual house with glory!
God wants the sons of Zadok to see this more deeply. That is why He is adding new revelation to this. God is tying the sons of Zadok and this new throne of God together in a special way.
The obvious message from God here is that He is going to empower this Work more and more and more. If God fills His house with glory, then great things are going to happen if we understand it and get behind it. We need to do like David did when he was bringing the ark back to Jerusalem: Dance with all our might, sing with all our might, get behind God’s Work with all our might! It will change your life and change this Church!
You could see this in our Irish dance production of Celtic Throne.
We had some of the sons of Zadok up on stage at God’s house dancing, singing and playing music with all their might, in the spirit of David! On the stage, we had a throne with Herbert W. Armstrong’s prayer rock underneath it—the new stone of destiny, a symbol of Christ—there with the sons of Zadok! Everything revolved around that throne and stone. Celtic Throne was a production about God’s throne.
The throne of God is filling His house with glory! That has started now in the inner court and will continue right into the World Tomorrow. This is something we must really work to understand.
Those who performed in Celtic Throne exceeded our expectations. They put in a lot of hard work. Like David, they danced with all their might!
Look what you can accomplish if you approach things that way and let God empower you. Every indication is that He is going to empower us more from the time we received the new throne right into His Second Coming. The more we get behind David’s throne with all our might, the bigger the difference it will make in our lives. And the bigger the difference it will make in God’s Church!
Events are moving at lightning pace in this world. But they are moving just as fast in this Church! I marvel at some of the things that are happening. If we have faith in God, then we see God behind everything He’s doing through His Church and college, such as Celtic Throne.
This house is filled with glory! But we can fail to see it. God wants us all to see it and gives us ample opportunities to do so. But it’s up to us to act on it!
There is endless depth to the throne of God being in the inner court! That is why God has to keep bringing it into other aspects of what we are doing.
One lady wrote me a note after she watched the production, saying: “I know God and Christ were well pleased with Celtic Throne. I cried when it began and throughout the show. My heart was so happy!” She was so happy she cried tears of joy throughout. “Great job from the oldest to the youngest,” she continued. “I’m so blessed to be in God’s one true Church! I can’t wait to meet my Father and soon my Husband.”
I have never had such responses to a show before. That concert really reached people! You must give them a narrative that’s important to their lives—something that moves them that is right out of the Bible.
Celtic Throne showed a picture of family, with little children and older children dancing together. What could be more beautiful? How could a person not be moved by that? God is showing all of us what He is doing. That is partly why people were getting teary-eyed. How moving to see the little children and the teens involved in this production with the adults. This is all about the God Family throne! God is building His Family! When everybody is working together and doing it all together, and it all revolves around that throne of God, that fills the house with glory!
Why was it the greatest concert ever? One simple answer is, when they were playing and singing and dancing all around that throne, God was with them. He was behind every part of that concert from the very beginning. It’s almost like Christ choreographed the dancing Himself. He certainly was involved in it.
We were able to get Brian Byrne to compose that unparalleled beautiful music. We were trying to do the best we could, yet out of all the e-mails we sent out to potential composers, we received only one response. It just happened to be the one man we wanted to hear from—and he was 40 minutes down the road. Was that a coincidence? Everything really functions well because of the great music, and we really had the right man helping us! How did that happen?
Why would God get so involved in that? Because it’s all about His throne, and it’s about changing this world forever and ever and ever! It all came together in miraculous ways because God has a message He wants to get out to the world. It’s not just about a throne; it’s about what that throne is going to do for this Earth! Sweet, happy little children were dancing with the adults. Soon that scene will fill the whole world with God’s glory.
I saw two rehearsals and three concerts. Somehow it seemed like it was hard to get enough. It was such a beautiful picture, it caused you to shed tears of joy! Does that come from men? With a show like that, we begin to see more deeply what God is doing, where we are going, and who we are. That is something we need to think about more!
All Our Might!
We cannot really reach the depth of this wonderful truth and this wonderful throne in God’s Church. So God tells the sons of Zadok that we need to keep digging. We need to be focusing on and looking to the throne of God, doing all we can with all our might to protect and exalt that throne. We need to be doing everything possible to explain to this world what that throne is all about. It is filled with glory!
Throughout Britain and America, rebels are tearing down memorials of Israel. (For more on who comprises modern-day Israel, request a free copy of The United States and Britain in Prophecy.) We, however, are building up the name of Israel! It is a monumental building of great magnitude. The whole world can see it. This is something that really does work because God rules here. And it all works beautifully if we’re keeping the law.
God’s throne is about to unite this world. The end of Celtic Throne pictures the throne being turned over to Jesus Christ. What a message, in this world of chaos and anarchy and satanic hatred!
There was a powerful message in Celtic Throne. That message honored the Father. We had ministers in the concert working to make this something that would be spiritual and impact our people. And did it ever! We could make it clearer, and maybe we will in the future when we present it to the world. Maybe we’ll give it more narration so they can understand what it means.
People saw hope in the message of Celtic Throne—living hope! People could have that hope and joy in their lives, more abundantly now than ever.
The world is falling apart around us. As that happens, interest in God’s Work and His message is growing. My Key of David program “The New Throne of David,” taped in June 2018, has been viewed more than 1.3 million times on YouTube. There is interest in this message about David’s throne! People need to see that the glory of God fills this house!
I think responses to our message are going to be a certain percentage higher than what they were before that throne was in this Church.
When God gives us a job, we must do it with all our might! Get rid of the ho-hum attitude, move with all your being—and great things will happen in your life! That is an absolute. We all have different levels of talent and ability, but I tell you, great things will happen. God will use you. Maybe it won’t be out in the spotlight, but it will be spectacular nonetheless. God will make that known in the future by your reward!
God’s Love for His Youths
In the July-August 2001 Royal Vision, I wrote a series of articles titled “Ezekiel and the Sons of Zadok.”
Nineteen years later, we staged a Celtic Throne performance at the beginning of God’s Summer Educational Programthat the campers were able to see. You know God’s hand was in that. It was no coincidence.God timed this because He wanted our young people to see that throne-of-David narrative and to understand more deeply what David’s throne is all about. That wasn’t just entertainment: It was about the throne of God and what’s happening around that throne right now. It’s about ruling in the Millennium with Jesus Christ under the direction of God the Father!
God was showing those teenagers how that throne is filling God’s house with glory! He wants them to see firsthand how His house and His Church are filled with glory, especially since we have the very throne of God. It is all about what God is doing—and how He will help us if we just step out and trust Him.
God wanted the young people to see that so they can understand this message. They needed to get prepared for this new understanding because when you get into something new like this, it’s not easy to understand. It takes time. This was a great gift from God to His young people.
God is orchestrating things with a touch of love for the young people in His Church. And He wants His young people to know that. They are so important to Him!
We are giving the world a picture of what it’s like when God has a Summer Educational Program for the youth, what it’s like when God has a college—what it’s like when God has a whole Church of the sons of Zadok! This world will ask us to show them what that’s like—and we will! We need to do that more and more today, and we will more and more as time goes on.
Prince Harry recently made some terrible statements about the British throne. For the first three minutes of a speech, he praised Black Lives Matter—a racist terrorist group. He said they were shining a light on hundreds of years of racism, and then proceeded to call the British Empire and royal family racist!
Is he really a prince who is going to rule this world? No, he is not! It’s embarrassing to see Prince Harry’s ignorance paraded before this world. He came from the great British Empire, but I don’t believe the great men of that empire, like Winston Churchill, would think very favorably of him.
It is clear what is happening in Prince Harry’s life. If you’re somehow affiliated with something related to the very promise of God to David, then Satan is going to get fiercely involved and wreck everything, if you don’t use the power of God!
But we in God’s Church have power to resist and overcome the devil. We have power to help publicize this message to the world. Never was it more needed than it is now.
Our young people need to understand what a real prince is. The young people of this Church are the princes and princesses who are going to rule!
If you think God doesn’t give you His attention, then you don’t know God. God is going to use every one of you mightily if you allow Him to do so. Get behind what God is doing. You have access to His Holy Spirit working with you. You are important to God!
Notice what God records about the man who gave us the prayer rock: “Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord: And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse” (Malachi 4:5-6). This is the harshest warning in the Bible. God says about as strongly as He could, If these ministers don’t turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to the fathers, they are going to lose their eternal lives!
This is what our Summer Educational Program was all about: to help parents do their job and to help God do His job with His Family. It gave those young people an opportunity to dig in and do things with all their might. What a great end result there will be from that! This is all about family—the wonderful Family of God!
Show Yourself a Man!
When David’s son Absalom rebelled, Abiathar the high priest remained loyal to David. Later, Adonijah rebelled, but this time, Abiathar decided to join the insurrection!
Zadok, however, never wavered! He just kept right on supporting God’s king! In the end, Zadok was the only one left standing—and God highly exalted him!
“But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the prophet, and Shimei, and Rei, and the mighty men which belonged to David, were not with Adonijah” (1 Kings 1:8). Adonijah was already taking over and was ready to make himself king. But God used those few loyal people to put a stop to that.
God gave Zadok the honor of anointing Solomon king: “And Zadok the priest took an horn of oil out of the tabernacle, and anointed Solomon. And they blew the trumpet; and all the people said, God save king Solomon” (verse 39).
Before David died, he gave some marvelous instructions to his son Solomon. It’s conceivable that Zadok could have been there to witness this exchange. He went right on to serve Solomon, and David might have wanted him to hear what he would tell his son.
“Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying, I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man” (1 Kings 2:1-2). Show yourself a man! Solomon didn’t have to ask his father what he meant: David was a man’s man! There was no question about that!
When David was a young man, he killed a bear and a lion. If a bear or lion were coming for the sheep of the average Christian in God’s Church, he might ponder how to handle that situation. He might just pray about it and wait for God to take care of it. But David’s example shows that he had faith with works in an impressive way! He took on the lion and bear himself! He was doing all he could—and what he could do was astounding—and he was walking by faith!
Those experiences prepared this teenager for what came next: When nobody in the army of Israel would fight, David was willing to take on Goliath! He had killed a bear and a lion, and he went boldly out on the battlefield and slew the warrior giant. Amazing!
We have to look at examples like King David and learn as much as we possibly can. What are you going to do when a bear or a lion comes after you? Or maybe Goliath? They are nothing compared to God—that’s for sure. There are obviously some differences in the way we do things today, but we still need godly faith to achieve what God wants us to achieve.
Here is what David told Solomon: “And keep the charge of the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself: That the Lord may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart, and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel” (verses 3-4).
Look at all that David was telling Solomon. It’s almost like he was explaining the whole Bible to him! Show yourself a man! If you’re going to be king of Israel, then be a man’s man!
Zadok knew all about that promise from God. And he knew exactly what his king thought. Do you know why Zadok stuck with David? This is why. He knew exactly what God was doing through David.
David instructed Solomon to bring certain disloyal people to justice. But then he said, “But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when I fled because of Absalom thy brother” (verse 7). David remembered those who, when Absalom was about to take over, came to the aid of God’s throne! He told Solomon, You find these people. I don’t care who they are or how lowly. If they supported God’s throne, you reward those people! Invite them to your table! Those are the people who really count! They are the ones who will put their lives on the line to help you when you really need them!
Those who joined the opposition ended up being killed. That is the way God wanted it done in ancient Israel. Joab had been rebelling against David for years, and he was put to death for it (verses 28-34).
Meanwhile, God was able to make Zadok—this great warrior who demonstrated such unwavering loyalty to God’s throne—the chief priest (verse 35). Zadok went on to serve Solomon until he died. Death was the only thing that would take him away from service to that throne.
Follow the story from that point and you see how Zadok’s loyalty was rewarded even after he died! 1 Kings 4:1-2 reveal, “So king Solomon was king over all Israel. And these were the princes which he had; Azariah the son of Zadok the priest.”
Zadok’s sons and grandsons ended up following Zadok’s example! And they too were exalted for it. It truly is special when someone is loyal and faithful to the throne of God!
We are sons of Zadok. We are fighting for David’s throne, for the very throne of God. We are doing this with all our might, and God is giving us victories like we have never had before!
God Corrects the Laodiceans
Look again at the context of Ezekiel 43. “And he said unto me, Son of man, the place of my throne, and the place of the soles of my feet, where I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel for ever, and my holy name, shall the house of Israel no more defile, neither they, nor their kings, by their whoredom, nor by the carcases of their kings in their high places” (verse 7). Again: God is talking about “the place of my throne” during the Laodicean era. (To understand the prophesied great falling away that started the Laodicean era, request a free copy of Malachi’s Message to God’s Church Today.) There are some terrible things happening in God’s Church, but God is bringing an end to these practices! No more of that! It won’t be done anymore.
“Now let them put away their whoredom, and the carcases of their kings, far from me, and I will dwell in the midst of them for ever” (verse 9). In the context of the verse about the throne of God, God is trying to restore the Laodiceans spiritually!
God uses these plans regarding the Ezekiel temple as a means of bringing the Laodiceans to repentance. “Thou son of man, shew the house to the house of Israel, that they may be ashamed of their iniquities: and let them measure the pattern. And if they be ashamed of all that they have done, shew them the form of the house, and the fashion thereof, and the goings out thereof, and the comings in thereof, and all the forms thereof, and all the ordinances thereof, and all the forms thereof, and all the laws thereof: and write it in their sight, that they may keep the whole form thereof, and all the ordinances thereof, and do them” (verses 10-11). This Ezekiel house is going to show the Laodiceans how evil they have become.
God continues His indictment against the Laodiceans in the next chapter: “In that ye have brought into my sanctuary strangers, uncircumcised in heart, and uncircumcised in flesh, to be in my sanctuary, to pollute it, even my house, when ye offer my bread, the fat and the blood, and they have broken my covenant because of all your abominations” (Ezekiel 44:7). In the context of the new throne, He says these lawless individuals have broken His covenant!
Notice verse 10: “And the Levites that are gone away far from me, when Israel went astray, which went astray away from me after their idols; they shall even bear their iniquity [lawlessness].” This is all happening now among God’s people. God hates what the Laodiceans have done. Here we have the very throne of God—God is giving us so much—and they have just turned away from it.
God further adds: “And they shall not come near unto me, to do the office of a priest unto me, nor to come near to any of my holy things, in the most holy place: but they shall bear their shame, and their abominations which they have committed” (verse 13). The people who have turned away from God will not come close to Him.
The fact that 95 percent of God’s people turned away from Him shows how difficult it is to fight! Even our young people need to understand that there is a spiritual effort to stop them from fighting. The Spirit of God is working with them—it’s not yet in them—but they need to fight the battle like everyone else. That is what the sons of Zadok are all about.
“But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me, they shall come near to me to minister unto me, and they shall stand before me to offer unto me the fat and the blood, saith the Lord God: They shall enter into my sanctuary, and they shall come near to my table, to minister unto me, and they shall keep my charge” (verses 15-16). The sons of Zadok will work with God in Ezekiel’s temple. They are going to come to Christ’s own table! That is true closeness with Jesus Christ!
These individuals will be clothed with linen, “and no wool shall come upon them, whiles they minister in the gates of the inner court, and within” (verse 17). Again, we see this is talking about the inner court, which highlights the Church split of the Laodicean era.
Ezekiel came from the line of Zadok. He has the physical and spiritual genealogy of a son of Zadok. He was loyal to the throne of David—even while in captivity! You would think that maybe Ezekiel thought, I need to let this go now. But he didn’t let it go! He was a real son of Zadok—a warrior—a mighty man of valor spiritually!
We had to battle in court for Mr. Armstrong’s book The United States and Britain in Prophecy, which is all about the throne of David. That is minor compared to what Ezekiel had to endure, but we still had to fight for it or God wouldn’t have given it to us.
There will be fights in the future. Satan is going to keep trying to destroy that throne of David, which is the throne of God. God wants to surround that throne with spiritual warriors who will defend it as Zadok did.
Set Your Heart
When God gave the vision of the temple to Ezekiel, He said, “Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thine heart upon all that I shall shew thee …” (Ezekiel 40:4). That is wonderful advice: Set your heart on everything God shows you. Do that and you will achieve great deeds!
When God revealed all the details of the temple, He gave lots of precise measurements. During these chapters on the temple, He used the word measure 12 different times. We have a message that is patterned after what is in heaven with God. Everything is precisely measured; that is the way God is!
If you will measure with the truth of God, you can have faith based on real evidence! Measure the way God does, and you will have real faith! But you have to measure—you have to prove all things! And take advantage of these great opportunities that God is giving you.
To those who are loyal at this time, God says, “Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out …” (Revelation 3:12). That is referring to the sons of Zadok! We will be at headquarters, coming close to Jesus Christ, for all eternity! Think about all that splendor and where this is all leading. That fills you with awe if you really understand it! And it ought to motivate us a lot more.
Jesus Christ’s return is imminent! Having the new throne of David makes the Second Coming of Jesus Christ more real. We need to understand that more. This is all leading to the return of Jesus Christ. It is very close. God wants all of us to understand this and see why it is so urgent.
What an honor to be a part of this. What an honor to get prepared to rule this world, sharing the throne of Jesus Christ forever! What an opportunity!
In Luke 1:30-33, God says He will give His Son, “the Son of the Highest,” “the throne of his father David.” That is the throne we have in God’s Church today! It is a family throne. God the Father is ready to give that throne to His beloved Son! What a special Father—and what perfect love He has! It shows what the Father thinks about His Family! He shows that to His people, even His young people, in so many ways! He really does special things for His teenagers and His adults—anybody in His Family! That is truly special, like nothing else is special in this world. Never forget that.