In Deuteronomy 32:39, in our read-through-the-Bible plan for March 24, God declares, “See now that I myself am he; there is no God besides me.” One goal in reading the Bible should be to see and know God in all His awesome uniqueness. P.G. Matthew of Grace Valley Christian Center, in a sermon, “The Lord Saves the Weak,”- … More SEE our unique God!
Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world. O righteous Father, even though the world does not know you, I know you, and these know that … More Ryle: We shall behold Him face to face
Sometimes we get glimpses of God in unexpected places in the Bible. Today, we finish our reading in the last few chapters of Amos, heavy with warnings of coming judgment and wrath, we are given a portrait of God. Just WHO is this God? For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, … More A portrait of God in Amos’ prophecy
Since we have such a hope, we are very bold, not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face so that the Israelites might not gaze at the outcome of what was being brought to an end. But their minds were hardened. For to this day, when they read the old covenant, … More Seeing Without a Veil
Henry Law comments on Genesis 32 at Grace Gems: But is the lonely Jacob long alone? Oh no. A stranger suddenly draws near, and grapples with him, and strives with mighty energy to stop his progress, and to lay him in the dust. But who thus wrestles in the solemn stillness of this solemn night? The … More Henry Law: A Rich Display of Grace
In Job 36:26, Elihu says of God- Behold, God is great, and we know him not; the number of his years is unsearchable. I have 3 comments- Behold! We need to look, to SEE God, as He is revealed in His Word, the Bible, and through Jesus, God Incarnate, Emmanuel, God With Us! Lord, give … More See our incomprehensibly great God!
And their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. And he vanished from their sight. They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?” —Luke 24:31-32 Just two simple observations: 1. Jesus affects our spiritual sight- He opens our … More “Let us weary heaven with cries for enlightening grace.”
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible. —Hebrews 11:1-3 John … More Faith is a spiritual act that sees the fingerprints of God.
Isaiah 35: 5-6 Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped; then shall the lame man leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute sing for joy. We are blind and deaf; our powers of perception are destroyed by sin. What a picture! All the great … More Jesus Christ is the Healer
Charles H. Spurgeon on 1 Thessalonians 4:17-18 “Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. Therefore encourage one another with these words.” Even the sweetest visits from Christ, how short they … More If to die is but to enter into uninterrupted communion with Jesus, then death is indeed gain