I love it when we arrive at a speech about God’s faithfulness in spite of us. His perfect record of righteousness is the solid rock we can stand on in all circumstances. What are some of the things He is directly/indirectly called in chapter 9?
- The Only God
- Giver of life
- Chooser of Abraham
- Fulfiller of promises
- Giver of just and true laws
- Giver of rest/sabbath
- Provider of food/water/clothes
- Slow to anger
- Abounding in loving kindness
- Never forsaking
- Subduer of nations
- Giver of land/fruitfulness/fertility
- Keeper of the covenant
He is all of these things and He does not change. He has not changed. All while we change constantly. I have to be so very proactive about not being ruled by my ludicrous emotions and I still lose those battles constantly. He is the anchor of my soul and I NEED HIM DESPERATELY.
I am eternally grateful to know and remember my life, righteousnes, joy, hope and peace depend on Him and not on me keeping myself in line.
Oh LORD, I love you. Thank you for remaining faithful, good and just, providing even as I complain and fret. Thank you for staying true to your promises and sending Christ, the descendant of David, to be our King and Priest, leading and sanctifying.
“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” (Psalm 51:10)
“Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my anxious thoughts; see if there be any hurtful way in me, and lead me in the everlasting way.” (Psalm 139:23-24)