Be you exalted, O God, above the heavens: and your glory above all the earth; (Psalm 108:5)
When was the last time you took a glance at a mountain? You don't glance at pictures of Mount Everest and say, "Hmm, nice hill. Maybe a little taller than some mountains." You don't witness the glaciers in Alaska and say, "Oh, yeah, that's a pretty nice glacier." You stand in silent awe.
I remember when my Marine battalion flew over Japan's Mount Fuji. Not one man on our plane, when they looked out and saw Fuji, said, "Sure, sure, that's nice." No, indeed! I mean, it was click, click, click . . . it was picture-taking time! This was picturesque, awesome Fuji!
Who was Fuji? God! And like that mountain, the rest of His creation is equally awesome. Consider the stars in space, for example. Though we were to study for a lifetime, we still could not fathom them. When God does it, it makes us stand back in respect. It puts all human achievements on the lowest level.
Living on the Ragged Edge
I must agree with Charles Swindoll when it relates to the "awesomeness" of God as revealed in nature and in the great celestial sky above. If I'm even going to begin to describe how awesome God is, no justice will ever be done. In my finite mind, like Mr. Swindoll, we are limited in our understanding of how truly great and awesome is our God. As a result, we can only stand in silent in awe in His presence.
Standing before the very manifest presence of God has to be beyond awesome, simply miraculous. Standing before Jesus and allowed entry into Heaven has to be beyond awesome and simply miraculous. There is no doubt in my mind that God is an awesome God as He reigns from Heaven above with wisdom, power, and love. While here on earth, we have a wonderful opportunity to experiencing the "awesomeness" of God through people like you and me.
In spite of our imperfections and shortcomings, we have a God Who is not only awesome indeed, but longs to have a very intimate relationship with you and me so that we can in return experience God's awesome wisdom, power, and love in, through, and around our lives. Can it get any better than that during our time here on earth? My dear friends, NOW is the time for us to be able to share and express how truly awesome God really is.
Thank you so much for reading this far my friends! May God continue to bless you and keep you all in Jesus' precious name! JESUS LOVES YOU AND SO DO I!!!. . . :-).