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Awesome

  • You shall not be scared of them; for Yahweh your God is in the midst of you, a great and awesome God. Deuteronomy 7:21 WEB

    Moses called the Israelites together right before they entered the promised land, and he told them to not be afraid, for the Lord who is in the midst of you, is a great and 'Awesome' God.

    The definition of Awesome: adjective - breathtaking, awe-inspiring, magnificent, wonderful, amazing, stunning, staggering, imposing, stirring, impressive; formidable, fearsome, dreaded; mind-boggling, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, excellent, marvelous; wondrous. Awesome is the opposite of unimpressive.

    I love the word Awesome; it seems to be one of the few words that I know that can even come close to describing our Heavenly Father, and I try to reserve it just for that purpose. Can you use the same words to describe a movie actor, or a car, that you would to describe the One who created heaven and Earth? If you measure everything as a ten out of ten, then you are left with a broken, meaningless scale.

    Moses was right, for God had proven Himself Awesome time after time in their lives. He had sent miraculous plagues on Egypt until they decided that it would be better for everyone if they released His people from slavery (Exodus 13:15). In the desert, He went before them as a cloud by day to give them shade, and a pillar of fire at night to give them warmth (Exodus 13:21). He parted the sea so that they could cross safely (Exodus 14:21). He fed them mana from heaven for forty years, and their clothing did not wear out (Nehemiah 9:21).

    God is Awesome, so do not fear what may come. Instead remember that our Father is the breathtaking, mind-boggling, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, Awesome God that created the universe, and He is well able to take care of you.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, Awesome God of heaven and earth, I thank You for being there for me. Please walk with me this day, help me make the right decisions, guide me into all that You have for me here. I put my trust in You today, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen!

    Note: 'Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God.' (Philippians 4:6-7) ~ If you have a prayer need, we are here for you! We and the prayer team are ready to lift you up at our private prayer page: RHM Prayer Network


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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Amen, Awesome is a word I have reserved for God only too!
Jul 22
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Jehovah God is so AWESOME!!!!! I am AMAZED with our GOD and I put my trust in HIM! ❤️
Jul 22
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Our God is Awesome! Praise the Lord that we are blessed to be called children of God! Amen!!

Jul 22
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Tracy Carroll
Tracy Carroll

Pastor, during 1 of the first few Sunday services I attended yrs ago,, you said, "I reserve the word "awesome" for the Lord & try to only use it in reference to Him" & I've never forgotten that & since then, have started doing the same thing  (L)

Jul 22
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen, Father You are so Awesome and I Thank You for all You do

Jul 22
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Suzy Romaine
Suzy Romaine

Thank you for the reminder of overuse of the true meaning of Awesome. Our God is an AWESOME GOD! 

Jul 22
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

AMEN. Awesome is our God. Thank you for the many blessings. Amen

Jul 22
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Jul 22
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

God is totally awesome. Amen 

Jul 22
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name Amen.  Our God is a awesome God! He reigns from heaven above! With wisdom, power and love! Our God is a  awesome God!

Jul 22
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God you ARE truly awesome. Praise God in the name of Jesus Amen 

Jul 22
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father how awesome are Your works, I thank You for all You have done for us in every situation in our lives. We need You today and every day,we place our trust in You for everything You have for us. In the name of Your beloved Son Jesus we pray, Amen. I praise and love You Lord. 

Great definition of the word Awesome Pastor, thank you for this eye opening devotional. God bless you and Sylvia. 

Jul 22
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank you Pastor Dion for that devotional, God is truly awesome and I put my trust in Him!

Jul 22
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord!

Jul 22
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

Jul 22
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Praise the Lord for this encouragement today, Pastor Dion! Our God is AWESOME! I loved your point that measuring everything by the same scale produces a broken scale.  My prayer this morning: Lord, walk with me this day, help me make the right decisions, guide me in Your will. Amen

Jul 22
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen! Heavenly father heal our relationship I need you in my life and I love you with all my heart and my trust has always been in your word help me to understand what you are asking me to do, thank you Jesus you are so AWESOME!

Jul 22
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza

PRAISE OUR LORD OUR AWESOME GOD. 

Jul 22
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord, amen and amen

Jul 22
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen! Thank you, Lord, for soothing our hearts, for taking away all of our fears and anxieties, praise, honor and worship to Thee forever and ever, Amen!

Jul 22
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jul 22
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Maria Mesia
Maria Mesia

Beautiful word even that God impress us in a way that there are not enough words to describe Him and His greatness, but make us stay with big open eyes as it can be when He does His wonders or when He allows us matchless and beyond comparison experiences with Him.

Jul 23
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen and Amen!!!

Jul 23