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1/8/2009

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God Is Powerful

"Ah Lord God! Behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee." (Jeremiah 32:17)

Scientists tell us that there are at least 70 sextillion stars in the universe. Wow! That's the number 7 followed by 22 zeroes!

Scientists also tell us that the Pacific Ocean holds 192 quintillion gallons of water and that the surface of the sun is 16 times hotter than boiling water.

Have you ever stopped to think that there is always enough oxygen for everyone in the world to breathe every day? In fact, by the time you are ten years old, you've taken about 74 million breaths.

So what or who could be more powerful than these facts? GOD! Genesis 1:1 says, "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth." God is so powerful that in one week and with one voice He made the world. He made the sextillion stars, the quintillion gallons of water, and the sun that is hotter than you can imagine. Nobody helped Him or told Him how to do it. He just said, Let there be light: and there was light (Genesis 1:3).

God is powerful. He has more power than all the people in the world combined. So who do you go to for help? Why not go to your powerful God! He wants to help you.

God has the power to help you; nothing is too difficult for Him!

My Response:
» In what ways do I need God's help?
» Do I trust God to help me and answer my prayers?






Truth In Real Life


Description of God

A Judge of the Widows
Psalm 68:5 "A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation."

 

Question & Answer

QWhat does the Apostle Paul teach about people who think they can live any way they want, just because they're born again?

APaul hopes that will never be the case. We are dead to sin through faith in Christ! Romans 6:1 – What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?

 

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.