The Awesomeness of God

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The Awesomeness of God

God truly is an awesome God. When we come into His presence we are filled with great wonder and reverence, because of His beauty, sublimity (excellence, grandeur, majesty),and power. There is none like God.

Exodus 3:6 NKJV
“Moreover He said, ‘I am the God of your father – the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.’ And Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look upon God.”

Isaiah 6:5 NKJV
“So I said: ‘Woe is me, for I am undone!
Because I am a man of unclean lips,
And I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King,
The Lord of hosts.’ ”

Acts 9:5 NKJV
“ And he said, ‘Who are You, Lord?’ Then the Lord said, ‘I am Jesus whom you are persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’ ”

God has a pleasant nature. He delights in giving pleasure to His children. Everything He does (or allows to happen) is fair and just.

Psalm 90:17 NKJV
“And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us,
And establish the work of our hands for us; Yes, establish the work of our hands.”

God is superior to man in every way. He is magnificent (splendid, grand, stately, noble, impressive in beauty, brilliance, excellence). All of the universe (everything and everyone in it) is instructed to praise the wonders of God and His majesty.

Psalm 8:1 NKJV

“O Lord, our Lord,
How excellent is Your name in all the earth,
Who have set Your glory above the heavens!”

God is full of power and strength. We are to submit to His authority and come under His control, and we are to praise His power, strength and ability. As we submit to God and His authority, He will fill us with His strength. Believers are to declare the power of God.

Psalm 145:10-12 NKJV
“All Your works shall praise You, O Lord,
And Your saints shall bless You.
They shall speak of the glory of Your kingdom,
And talk of Your power,
To make known to the sons of men His mighty acts,
And the glorious majesty of His kingdom.”

Even nature, speaks of God’s power. All of creation (everything that was ever created) testifies of God’s great strength, authority and control.

Romans 1:20 NKJV
“For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse”

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