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“Truly you are the Son of God”

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“Truly you are the Son of God”

33 Then those who were in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.” Matthew 14:33 (NIV) 

After walking on the water and calming the storm the disciples on the boat worship Jesus and recognize Him as the Son of God.  We have written records of the life and work of Christ. We have the documented death and resurrection of Jesus Christ . We have testimonies of what Christ has done in the lives of His disciples of old as well as present day followers. There is no practical evidence that He is not who his witnesses say He is. His claims and promises have never been disproved or negated. What more has to happen before you will say “Truly you are the Son of God.”

Praise the Lord!

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Praise the Lord!

1 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul! 2 I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being. 3 Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation. Psalms 146:1-3

Praise God for He is our hope there is no man or woman that we can turn to that will provided the salvation we need for this life and the one that is to come. Leaders and governments are inadequate in resolving the problems of man. We need to turn to the only sure hope for man, and that is God. Praise Him and seek Him only.

Glorify Thy Name

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Glorify Thy Name

27“Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour. 28 Father, glorify Your name.”Then a voice came from heaven, saying, “I have both glorified it and will glorify it again.”

People all over the world ask this question, why am I here, what is my Purpose? If we ask what was the purpose of Jesus’s life what would be the answer? You might answer, His purpose was to save Humanity. To restore us, to heal us, to bring us victory in life. To save us from eternal damnation. I submit to you, these things, He did were not His purpose they were but the tools to glorify God. All of these things were done for us, humanity. None of what Christ did for us benefited God.  The life, ministry, death, resurrection, and ascension of Christ were for one purpose, and it was not for the salvation of man it was for showing the glory, majesty, and preeminence of God.  The entirety of the Bible leads to this, acknowledging, recognizing, and glorifying God.  The Bible is and always has been and always will be about God.  He demands to be acknowledged, praised, worship and glorified by man. We exist for His glory that is why we are here. The singular purpose of man is to glorify God.

Countless

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Countless

9 After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, 10 and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”Revelations 7:9-10

In my mind’s eye, I try to imagine this scene.  Being in a sea of humanity simultaneously recognizing people from all over the world. Seeing individuals not just lost faces in a countless mass. All in unison of spirit worshiping God and the Christ. It says from every nation, tribe, peoples, and languages. A cacophony of sound that will be understandable to the Godhead.  We will see for the first time the physical reality of the fulfillment of God’s love. We will see the harvest of the great commission. It is mind-boggling and simultaneously exhilarating to know that we will see what God has seen since before the beginning of time.

 

It Is All About Praise

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It Is All About Praise

Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.

Psalm 103:1  (KJV)

He is more interested in our praise than in our works. We gain nothing by works, but we gain everything from praise because praise comes from a joyful heart.  You won’t continually praise Him if you don’t love Him.

Worship

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Worship

All the angels stood around the throne and the elders and the four living creatures, and fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God, Revelation 7:11 (NKJV)

What an honor, what a joy , it must be, to be allowed to worship God in His presence. We who belong to Him will someday be among the angels ,elders and living creatures that will fall before Him and worship Him. Can you see it?