Friday, October 21, 2011

What Does God Want...?

The better question should be...
does God "want"?
He has no need of anything...


God is sovereign
He is the Alpha and Omega
He is All in All
He is His own companion

God does not want for anything,
He created all things for His own good will and pleasure

We are the clay
He is the Potter

But now, O Lord, Thou art our Father;
we are the clay, Thou art our Potter;
and we all are the work of Thine hand.
Isaiah 64:8


God does whatsoever He pleases

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing:
and He doeth according to His will in the army of heaven,
and among the inhabitants of the earth:
and none can stay His hand,
or say unto Him,
what doest Thou?
Daniel 4:35

Whatsoever God pleases,
He decrees

Whatsoever He decrees,
comes to pass


He does not need for anyone to come to Him,
to worship Him,
to live for Him,
no!
As God Himself says...

For He saith to Moses,
"I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy,
and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion"
So then, it is not of him (man) that willeth,
nor of him that runneth,
but of God that sheweth mercy.
Romans 9:15,16

When God calls His sheep,
it is our reasonable duty to serve Him in any way He leads us to


No, God does not want for anything
He created all things for His own good purpose and pleasure,
not because He needed us for anything

God is sovereign and holy...
we are just filthy rags,
unholy creatures,
fallen into the deathtrap of sin


It is to God's glory alone,
that He has shown mercy, grace and love to anyone at all,
for none of us deserve His own work of salvation

God alone, indeed, is Sovereign.

May it be the Lord has shown mercy and grace to you!

5 comments :

  1. He doesn't need us...but we surely need Him...

    sin is a deathtrap, on so many levels - I love scripture on how it can transform words into such fullness within the soul

    have a beautiful weekend!! p.s. LOVE the coffee break picture of you on the sidebar (I've been wanting to tell you that :)
    peace+blessings,
    Anne Marie

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  2. Arms raised . . . echoing your words and His. . . praising the same Savior, Jesus Christ. Thank you~ I needed this reminder today:))

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  3. Yep! Love that coffee break picture, too, as well as the new header, and all the pics in general! What a little piece of paradise God has given you!

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  4. I have to remind myself that it is always I that need HIM for every breath I take.

    Thank you for sharing such beauty this morning,

    Maria

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  5. Amen! God could do just fine without the human race. He never changes! He's Creator God. Praise His Holy Name!

    God bless and have a wonderful weekend :-)

    *The Old Geezer Blog

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