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1/12/2006

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God Knows His Creation

"He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names." (Psalm 147:4)

Molly loved to visit her grandma on her farm in Missouri. Because Grandma lived so far away from all the city lights, Molly could see many more stars there than she could at her house in the city. She would lie in the grass on a summer night, just staring into the sky. It seemed like the longer she looked, the more stars there were. Millions and billions and trillions of stars.

The Scripture says that God, the Creator, knows the number of the stars. And not only that, but He also knows all of their millions and billions and trillions of names! His knowledge of His creation is infinite.

The God who created each of the stars created you, too. He knows your name, too. And He knows you – from the inside out. He knows all of your thoughts, good and bad. He knows your fears and your desires. He knows what makes you cry. He knows what you love most. He knows things about you that you don't even know yourself! He knows all this – and He loves you.

God's knowledge of His creation is both infinite and personal.

My Response:
» Am I willing to ask God to show me things about myself that need to change?






Truth In Real Life


Description of God

Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews
John 19:19 "And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS."

 

Question & Answer

QWhat special gift does God give to us to ensure that we will grow as Christians?

AHe gives us the Holy Spirit to live inside us in a special way. Galatians 5:22-24 – But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

 

BIG Christian Word

Justification - (jus'ta-fa-ka'shun)

Justification is an act done in an instant by God in which he 1) thinks of our sins as forgiven and Christ's righteousness as belonging to us and 2) declares us to be righteous in his sight. Justification is just as if we never sinned. We are declared not guilty. It is the opposite of condemnation when a person is declared guilty. (Romans 5:1) "Therefore being justified, by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.