SCRIPTURES: Job 11:7-8 Canst thou by searching find out God? Canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? 8 It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know? Job 26:14 Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand? (See also Job 37:23; Psalm 145:3; Ecclesiastes 3:11; Isaiah 40:28 Ephesians 1:17-19 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: 18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, 19 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power…
THOUGHTS: When you meet a person, you grow to know them better as you observe their behavior and manner in their interactions with you and others. After a while you come to know more about their character and abilities. Likewise, you come to know God better over time by reading His Word and through your relationship with Him in your own life. Over the next several weeks we will explore some of what God has revealed to us all about Himself. Scholarly men and women have written large volumes on these topics. God has been described as having Moral Attributes and Natural Attributes. His attributes have also been divided into Powers versus Personalities and His Greatness versus His Goodness.
He is the Self-Existent, Self-Sufficient, All-Wise, All-Powerful God who chooses to have fellowship and relationship with us. He correctly and skillfully balances His Holiness, Righteousness and Perfection with Love, Patience and Forgiveness, and also with Justice and Mercy combined. We find it extremely difficult to comprehend, yet exciting to explore. I invite you to take this journey as we delve into the Nature, Characteristics and Attributes of the One and Eternal Godhead, as we find in the unity of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.
PRAYER: Father God, please open the eyes of my heart that I might see You in Your Holiness, Power, Magnificence and Glory. Give me a fresh look that I may see You and learn more of You. Help me to enhance my knowledge of You and my relationship with You. I desire to grower closer relationship with You as I behold in awe of Your Wonder and Majesty. In Jesus’ Name, AMEN!