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Will You Liken Me That I Should Be His Equal?

November 16, 2014

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Will You  Liken Me  That I Should Be  His Equal?

All around us  is evidence  of God.     But,  there are no words  to rightly describe all  that He has done.     We can oooh  and aaaah  over all the wonders  of His creation,  and yet,  never really  be able  to fully describe the wonder  we feel  in our heart,  over the absolute perfection  and wonderment  of it all.

We can think  about the history  of all the world,  and marvel  at how God chose Abraham  to be the father  of the nation  of Israel,  which would eventually  give birth  to our Savior.     All that  was planned  and foretold  in God’s word.     The power behind the whole story  of our salvation  —  from the Garden of Eden  —  to the Savior’s arrival,  suffering,  death,  and resurrection  —  to the spread  of Christianity  —  to the coming  of Judgment Day  —  to eternal life  with our Lord  —  all that power  just cannot be described  with mere words.

We think  about all the false gods  that have come  and gone  through the ages  —  along with the false gods people still follow.     People sacrificed people  and even their children  for the sake  of an idol  that could not move,  speak,  hear,  or feel.     People have lived  in fear  and superstition  since the beginning  and even to today.

In the midst  of all that  is the LORD God Almighty  in all His truth.     His word  is proven  to be true  through many fulfilled prophecies.     His love  and righteousness  is more pure  than any people have imagined  for the gods  they created  for themselves.

And the LORD  is so different  from all the other gods.     The LORD  graciously  gives us salvation  from all our sins  when we trust Him  and believe  in Jesus  as our Savior.     Who would ever have thought  of it!     Yes,  our God  is different  from all the other gods  in the world.

And the LORD  pointed that out  to the Israelites.     When they were all mixed up  in their faith  in the LORD  —  their idols  —  their riches  —  and in trying  to trust themselves more than God,  the Lord pointed out  the differences  between Him  and all their idols.

Then God asked  in Isaiah 40:25,

To whom  then will you liken Me  that I should  be his equal?

As we get entangled  in all our worries,  superstitions,  sins,  riches,  health problems,  and job problems,  we need  to ask ourselves,  “To whom could I ever liken  the LORD,  to think  that anything  could be His equal,  or to think  that there is any problem  too great  for Him?”

Nothing  can compare  to the power  of the LORD  and all the love  He has  for us.     Everything the LORD is  gives us good reason  to say,  “Hallelujah!     The LORD  is Lord  over all  and He alone  is our God.”

Love,
Margaret

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A Christian devotional  to glorify  the LORD of lords  and GOD of gods.

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Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus

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The LORD  made this day, let us rejoice  and be glad  in Him.

Psalm 118:24

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The word of the LORD is tried;

He is a shield  to all  who take refuge  in Him.

Psalm 18:30

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Sing for joy  in the LORD,  O you righteous ones;

Praise is becoming  to the upright.

Psalm 33:1

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How blessed are those  who dwell  in Thy house!

They are ever praising Thee.

Psalm 84:4

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Just as a father  has compassion  on his children,

So the LORD  has compassion  on those who fear Him.

Psalm 103:13

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O give thanks  to the LORD,  for He is good;

For His lovingkindness  is everlasting.

Psalm 107:1

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Glory in His holy name;

Let the heart  of those who seek the LORD  be glad.

Psalm 105:3

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Not that I have already obtained it,  or have already  become perfect, but I press on  in order that  I may  lay hold  of that for which also  I was laid hold of  by Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:12

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