For Us

by Jun 16, 2017Devotional0 comments

Proverbs 8:4 I call to you, to all of you! I raise my voice to all people.

      The universe, galaxies and world were made for us. Everything is for us. Right from the beginning of creation, we are God’s intended purpose for all we see throughout the entire universe. In Genesis chapter one, verses one to thirty-one, we read about everything known to us being created for us. God saw what He had done for us and declared that it was all good. Gen. 1:31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day. All we see and comprehend is for us. 
      King David was in awe that everything God created had been made for man’s life and joy. Psalm 8:6 You made them rulers over the works of your hands; you put everything under their feet. God had put all things under the authority of man. It was all done for us. What an incredible gift and good God we have. 
      The Lord is always at work trying to get us to understand His love and joy in us. We have a hard time taking this into our understanding because this kind of love is incorruptible and incomprehensible to our natural suspicious minds and hearts. “There must be a catch,” we say. No one is that loving and generous. How can this be just for us?
      How do we get our minds wrapped around this incredible fact that we are the apple of God’s eye? God keeps pursuing us with everything He has made. Psalm 17:8 Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings. When Jesus went to the cross, it was for us. When Jesus resurrected from the dead, it was for us. Rom. 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Why then do we turn around and accuse God of abandoning us? We are so quick to believe that God does not have our best interest at heart. 
      The enemy of our soul continually reminds us of things we perceive to be unfair or do not have to satisfy our whims. That is what Satan did with Eve. He got her to mistrust the integrity of God by stating God was holding back on her. Gen. 3:5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. God was not keeping anything back from us. He was offering something so much better. He was offering life evermore through relationship with our God almighty.
      It has always been for us and will always be for us. Psalm 24:1 The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. Everything belongs to God and yet He chooses to share it with us and give it to us, the heirs of His salvation. Gal. 4:7 Now you are no longer a slave but God’s own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir. When I think about God I can only say, “Thank you, Lord” for the humongous unexplainable love you have for me and for everything you have done for us all. Amen.
Find Other Devotions About:

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sir Norm’s Commentary

Walking on the Ceiling

The Burden Of Habakkuk

Habakkuk 1:2 How long, LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, “Violence!” but you do not save? 3 Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict...

Hear The Prophetic Voice

2 Chronicles 20:20 And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem: believe in Jehovah your God, so shall ye be established; believe...

Till My Time Has Come

Psalm 139:16 Your eyes saw me when I was formless; all my days were written in your book and planned before a single one of them began.              All my days have been written in the Lord's book. Until the last page and sentence of what has been written about me is...

We Only Have A Lifetime

Ecclesiastes 12:13 When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is this: fear God and keep his commands, because this is for all humanity. 14 For God will bring every act to judgment, including every hidden thing, whether good or evil.         I was...

The Excellency Of Our Mantle

Ephesians 4:11 And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, 12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.         The Lord has given to the body of...

Religious Competition

2 Corinthians 10:12 For we dare not value or compare ourselves against those who flaunt themselves, for those among them who compare themselves are not wise. The Sermon on the Mount expressly addresses the ways humanity can and does corrupt religion. Jesus points out...

Ouch Ouch Ouch

John 15:2 He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruit, and every branch that does bear fruit, He prunes to make it even more fruitful.   "Ouch ouch," I said in thought, as I pruned a particularly large branch on an old fruit tree. I needed to do some major...

Picking Scabs

Leviticus 13:2 When a man has on the skin of his body a swelling, a scab, or a bright spot, and it becomes on the skin of his body like a leprous sore, then he shall be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons the priests.              Why do some people only...

The Darkness Of Discontentment

Malachi 3:13 "You have criticized me sharply," says the LORD, "but you ask, 'How have we criticized you?' 14 You have said, 'It is useless to serve God. How have we been helped by keeping his requirements and going about like mourners before the LORD who rules over...

Get Up Again And Again

Matthew 21:28 What do you think? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, ‘My son, go work in the vineyard today.’ 29 He answered and said, I will not: but afterward he repented, and went. 30 Then the man went to the other and said the same thing. ‘I will,...

The Weight Of the World

Matthew 11:28 Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 12 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 13 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.            ...

Group Therapy

James 5:16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. I listened to a psychologist explaining the difference between one-on-one therapy versus group therapy. He...

AudioReads

Darkness Bleeds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvnlBYHLQb0 It is easy to flow with the crowd. Make up your own mind on what you see going on in people's lives.

Spiritually Empty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrzTcPZcWQ8   If you find yourself spiritually empty, then fill yourself up with God and all that He has for you.