Who is God?

Last Sunday’s Our Daily Bread (Feb. 13) was so perfect that I want to republish it here.

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations.” (Ps. 46:10). 

These words from a song sung long ago at the temple in Jerusalem remind us of one of our main tasks—worshiping our awesome God.

One way to do that is to [think about] His many attributes. Exalt God, for He is faithful, eternal, all-knowing, just, unchangeable, gracious, holy, merciful, longsuffering, impartial, and infinite. Our God is perfect.

Exalt God also by realizing that He is all-powerful, almighty, personal, righteous, unsearchable, wise, triune, accessible, self-existent, glorious, and compassionate.

Another way to worship God is to contemplate His names. Exalt God, for He is Creator. He is Love. He is Redeemer. He is Shepherd. He is Savior, Lord, and Father. He is Judge. He is Comforter. He is Teacher. He is I AM. Our God is the Mighty One.

Dwell on His identity. God is our shield. Our stronghold. Our light. Our strength. Our sustainer. Our rescuer. Our fortress.

[Ponder] God’s attributes. Contemplate His names. Dwell on His identity. Adore Him. Respect Him. Honor Him. Love Him. Exalt Him. Use the rest of your life getting ready to worship our awesome God forever.

O worship the King,  

All glorious above,

And gratefully sing

His power and His love. —Grant

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. —Psalm 150:6

One comment

  1. Thank you for this post, Giselle. It’s a subject dear to my heart, as you know.
    With your permission, I offer your readers a resource on this topic:
    One Year Alone with God: 366 Devotions on the Names of God


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