Because these saints did not think of their previous land, (because if they did they would have returned), God is not ashamed to be called their God.
Something is missing here. The Old Testament saints decided to think and speak of a better country, a better place to be, a better homeland. This decision to think and speak this certain way impacted God’s attitude towards them.
God’s attitude was determined by these Old Testament saints decision to think correctly. And the result of God not being ashamed? He has prepared for them a City
Oh, to have right thoughts, to be aligned with His thoughts in the midst of a busy day, full of distractions, concerns and problems. Desire a better country, brother and sister! Desire the heavenly one, where the Heavenly One is. May He not be ashamed to be called our God.
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