Devotional Series : Sovereign Love


He's got the whole world in His hands

#24 Sovereign I AM


When Job suffered and blessings went, God’s character came into question. So it is with us. In talking about the most frightening creature on earth, God argued for His supremacy, having made that creature. Job’s fear in life, of life, … Continue reading

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#23 God Magnified as All and Only


Job was introduced to a Tremendous God. His God was so little that He could only bless Job out of blessing. Job didn’t know he needed a God who was big enough to bless him out of great catastrophe. Job’s … Continue reading

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#22 Finding Imagined Whys in the Story


Job 1:8 AMPC And the Lord said to Satan, Have you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who [reverently] fears God and abstains from and shuns evil … Continue reading

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#21 God Asks the Questions


Instead of answering questions of a striving man, God asked a few questions of His own: “Job, where were you when I WAS?” “Job, who are you to ask ‘why’ of the One who made all?” “Job, do you think … Continue reading

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#20 No Explanation, Simply Choice


Job 2:6 NASB So the Lord said to Satan, “Behold, [Job] is in your power, only spare his life.” When you are God, you don’t owe anyone an explanation of Yourself. Not anyone. God simply chose Job’s experiences. (Excerpted from Martha Kilpatrick’s book, … Continue reading

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#19 Human Explanations of Divine Inexplicables


Job’s friends knew why. Some dark and secret crime was surely in Job, who deserved his suffering or he wouldn’t be suffering. God, displeased with friends who dealt in proud whys, in human explanations of divine inexplicables, never justified Himself. … Continue reading

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#18 God, Are YOU? I AM


And the Lord said to Satan, “Behold, all that he has is in your power; only do not lay a hand on his person.” Job 1:12 NKJV A man can face suffering only if he wrings it out in naked honesty with God…not man, … Continue reading

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#17 In Suffering, Is God GOD?


In the Bible, there are two men who were in extreme crisis. First, there’s Job. Armies struck his cattle and servants. Fire from heaven burned his sheep. ‘A great wind’ struck his house, which collapsed on his children and killed … Continue reading

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#16 God Above and on the Earth Below


Deuteronomy 4:36 NASB Out of the heavens He let you hear His voice…and on earth He let you see His great fire… Verses 38-39: …driving out from before you nations far greater and mightier than you. Know therefore today and take it … Continue reading

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#15 God Is God and the Only One


Deuteronomy 4:35 NLT He showed you these things so you would know that the Lord is God and there is no other. The most basic need of humanity is to know with certainty that the Lord is God. Everything in … Continue reading

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#14 The Lord Is God and There Is No Other


Yahweh is Elohim God is God To you it was shown, that you might realize and have personal knowledge that the Lord is God; there is no other besides Him. Deuteronomy 4:35 AMPC On the edge of Canaan, Moses is … Continue reading

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#13 The Lord Your God IS


Reading Deuteronomy 4:24, 31, 35, 39 The Lord your God is… Yahweh also means “being” or “the self-existent One.” Our Lord exists. To the world, the great question is whether God exists. The Lord, Yahweh, exists and He is the only … Continue reading

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#12 Seek God and You Will Find Him


Deuteronomy 4:29 AMPC But if from there you will seek (inquire for and require as necessity) the Lord your God, you will find Him if you [truly] seek Him with all your heart [and mind] and soul and life.  The … Continue reading

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#11 God is Sovereign


Psalm 135:5-7 ESV For I know that the Lord is great and that our Lord is above all gods. Whatever the Lord pleases, He does, in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all deeps. He it is who … Continue reading

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#10 The Earth is Full of His Glory


Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts: the whole earth is full of His glory. Isaiah 6:3 KJV The heavens declare the glory of God and the earth is full of His glory. The earth is able to heal … Continue reading

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#9 God Wants to Be Discovered


The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein… Psalm 24:1 ESV God has built into the earth the means to know its past history. In the layers of ice, the rings of a … Continue reading

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#8 The Wonders of His Creation


The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein… Psalm 24:1 ESV The world and the universe are created with a perfection that we only now can study. The most amazing information is available … Continue reading

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#7 This Wondrous Creation


For His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen since the creation of the world, being understood through what He has made… Romans 1:20 HCSB It seems that the Lord is bringing us as … Continue reading

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#6 The Heavens Declare the Glory of God


Psalm 19:1-2 ESV A Psalm of David The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims His handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. David considered the heavens and heard its message. What … Continue reading

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#5 God’s Power and His Character


Romans 1:20 ESV For His invisible attributes, namely, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world,  in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.  Two things we need … Continue reading

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