|Watching the kids on the playground--Quebec City Canada--June 2011|
Do you not know?
Have you not heard?
Has it not been told you from the beginning?
Have you not understood since the earth was founded?
He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth,
and its people are like grasshoppers. Isaiah 40:21-22
Like grasshoppers! Isaiah said. That perspective mirrors our own with the ants.
The truth is God is far above and beyond our comprehension. He knows us, His creations. We may try in our finite minds to conceive of Him, but in reality we have no basis of comparison. God is marvelous and majestic.
Is there any way we can know Him? God made a way for us when He sent us His son Jesus Christ.
Who, being in very nature God,
did not consider equality with God something to be grasped,
but made himself nothing,
taking the very nature of a servant,
being made in human likeness.
And being found in appearance as a man,
he humbled himself and became obedient to death—
even death on a cross! Philippians2:6-8
Our gracious heavenly Father sent His son Jesus, the Word of God made flesh, to live amongst us as a man, to understand us, to be our brother, our advocate, our Savior, that we might know Him and by so doing, know the Father as well.
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really knew me, you would know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.” John 14:6-7
Thank God for Jesus Christ. He makes a way for us to know God and to see God. Thank God for my Savoir. Otherwise, I might have lived and died as clueless as a grasshopper. . . or even as an ant.
Today I hope you will take the time to consider what a great big God we have, and what a wonderfully gracious thing He did by sending us His Son. God bless you. Thank you for visiting Write Moments with God.
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