'Nature of God' Tagged Posts

'Nature of God' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

To you I lift up my eyes, O you who are enthroned in the heavens!” vs. 1 Psalm 123 The words of the psalmist are familiar–we’re accustomed to thinking of God as being “up there” someplace. We even talk about praying to the “Man Upstairs” and wondering if “He’s” been watching everything that we’ve been doing. While we can appreciate the psalmist’s piety and even emulate his cry for divine mercy, the imagery is unfortunate. It’s simply not true that…

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See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.” vs. 1 1 John 3:1-3 Love is the most powerful force in the universe! It’s been there from the beginning and defines the very nature of God. Love has been breathed into our lives from the moment of birth and sustains us until…

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Psalm 96:1-9  … “For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; he is to be revered above all gods. For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the Lord made the heavens.” vss. 4-5 Religious folks and American politicians regularly speak of God, but we can’t always figure out what they’re talking about. Sometimes the word seems to be thrown into conversations or speeches haphazardly, and is used in a way designed to make the speaker…

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Isaiah 45:5-7 … “I form light and create darkness, I make weal and create woe; I the Lord do all these things.” vs. 7 We don’t know if Cyrus, the king of Persia, ever received the message that the Lord sent him through the prophet. If he did, there’s little chance he took note of it–the gods of Persia were likely sufficient for his purposes. But since the time of Cyrus millions of people have taken note of these words–and…

Daily Devotions: June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 For full passage click: Isaiah 65:1-9 …“I was ready to be sought out by those who did not ask, to be found by those who did not seek me. I said, “Here I am, here I am,” to a nation that did not call on my name.” vs. 1   Long after the nobility of Judah had been hauled off into exile, the prophet recounts their complete rejection of the Lord. They had completely turned their backs on…