#14 The Lord Is God and There Is No Other
Posted: Tuesday, August 29th, 2017Print
About Sovereign Love Series
There are two things we need to know and believe about God: His eternal power and His divine nature. Is God truly who He says He is: Sovereign Love?
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 reminding Israel of all the “trials, signs, wonders and war” of God’s powerful and amazing care (read v. 32-34). The passage of Israel from Egypt to Canaan was entirely miraculous with many stories of deliverance and provision. We tend to think life is entirely about God meeting our needs – practical and spiritual – but there is a higher purpose.
Moses states the purpose of God’s faithful care. What did GOD want for the people from His gifts? Just to know personally, by the proofs He gave, that “The Lord is God” and there is no other power or god or dominion besides Him.
To see God AS God…