Monday, January 2, 2023

Who God Is


At the beginning of the new year, it seems appropriate to bring our attention back to the very core of our faith, God Himself.  While that may sound simplistic, it is far from simple!  It’s vital that we recalibrate on who He is and why we worship Him.  Below are seven traits or aspects of His being and position.


1 Timothy 6:15-16 – God, the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings, Lord of lords who alone is immortal and lives in unapproachable light whom no one has seen or can see. To Him be the honor and might forever. Amen.


Things to think about:

·       God:

o   Is blessed

o   Is the only Ruler

o   Is the King of kings and Lord of lords

o   Is immortal

o   Lives in unapproachable light

o   Has been seen by no one

o   Is deserving of honor and might

·       Focusing on these building blocks of who God is helps us to clear out the noise and to appreciate anew His power and majesty.  For me, it provides the proper context against which to measure my problems and my pride.

o   How does focusing on these qualities help you regain peace and comfort?

o   Like me, does this passage create a renewed sense of humility in you?

·       Does one of these seven traits stand out to you more than the others?  If so, which one and why?

·       How does meditating on His nature affect your outlook for today, this month and this year?