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God Is…I Am… Devotional
Day 83 – 4/18/19: RENEWING TRUTH:
God is The Creator
“You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being.”
PHILIPPIANS 2:5-8, NKJV
God is the Creator of all things. He created the sun, moon, and stars. He created the universe and the world. God laid the foundation of the earth. He determined its measurement and He laid the cornerstone. He is the One who comprehended the breadth and scope of the whole earth. He alone is the Great Creator. He shut in the sea and fixed the limit for the waves. He commands the morning and He causes the dawn to know its place. Every day, He directs the rain, thunder, and lightning in the heavens.
Through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made. He made the earth, and He created man. His hands stretched out the heavens and He commands their host. God is the utmost, highest, and supreme Creator of all things.
He is Lord and there is no other. He formed light and created darkness. He makes both peace and calamity. He can do all things and no purpose of His can be thwarted. He is the One who created you, gave you breath, and sustains your life. His is worthy to receive all glory, praise, and honor forever.
There is no other one than the King of kings and the Lord of lords. His name is Jesus!
God Is…I Am… Devotional
Day 84 – 4/18/19: RENEWING TRUTH:
I am Wonderfully Made
I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well.
PSALM 139:14, NKJV
You were created by God. You are neither an accident or a product of random chance. He created you a three-part being-body, soul, and spirit. And He crafted you with intentionality and purpose.
In fact, God envisioned you before the creation of the world, and in accordance with His eternal plan. He is the One who skillfully knit you together in your mother’s womb. He conceived of you, designed you, and He alone brought you forth into life. God made you in His image.
Yes, you are wonderfully made, awesomely formed, expertly fashioned. Indeed, God formed you as a master craftsman forms clay. He created you according to His perfect specifications. God makes no mistakes. Should the vessel on the potter’s wheel ask, “Why did you make me this way (see Isaiah 45:9)?” You are an earthen vessel made to contain spiritual treasure (see 2 Corinthians 4:7).
These truths fill your life with significance and meaning. In God, all things are created, both visible and invisible. In Him all things hold together, and in Him, we live and move and have our being. This included you. Today, remember that God made you and you belong to Him.
Speak good things about yourself. Declare what God’s Word says about you. For example, say to yourself, I am the righteousness of God in Christ. I am made acceptable in the Beloved. God formed me with His own hand, He loves me, and God doesn’t make mistakes.
Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks