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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 not to 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 describe the One who created heaven and Earth? If you measure everything as a ten out of ten, 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 You have for me here. I put my trust in You today. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: For those following the Creation Photography weekly challenges, here is this week's theme from group leader, Dianna Wyles: Psalm 50:10-11 "for every animal of the forest is mine, and the cattle on a thousand hills. I know every bird in the mountains, and the insects in the fields are mine." ~ I'm actually inviting you (if you are able) to take a listening/looking walk. What do you hear/see? It's early morning here, the sun has not yet risen so when I step outside and take a listening/looking walk I don't see much but I hear crickets and my granddaughter's cat meowing at my ankles. What do you hear/see on your walk? 'All God's Creatures' will be our next fun-inspired theme and as always, is wide open for creative interpretation. You are also encouraged to post anything else that inspires you as well. All of God's creatures coming out to enjoy the sunshine and I do hope you all get to enjoy some sun and fun, too! Have an amazing week everyone! Stay ever blessed knowing we are ALL part of God's fantastic creatures and creations. What a wonderful blessing indeed, knowing we all belong to God! Here is the link: Creation Photographers


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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Amen, I put all my Trust into you Father!
April 26, 2022
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah for being AWESOME GOD! ❤️
April 26, 2022
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord.

April 26, 2022
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

April 26, 2022
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

April 26, 2022
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Amen!

April 26, 2022
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

April 26, 2022
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David Krull
David Krull

Amen. You an awesome God. 

April 26, 2022
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walkeredited: April 26, 2022

AMEN.  Heavenly Father,  You are awesome God. Nothing compares to You.  Thank You for being in my life.  AMEN

April 26, 2022
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Heavenly Father,  Amen 

April 26, 2022
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David  Earlywine
David Earlywine

God is AWESOME... Amen 

April 26, 2022
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

April 26, 2022
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

We put our trust in You Lord God,   Amen.

April 26, 2022
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

We serve an Awesome God. Hallelujah, Amen!

April 26, 2022
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen When I think of God's Awesomeness I often think of all the times he saved me from my own foolishness and brought me out of my own desert, I can honestly say I would not be alive without my AWESOME God by my side over the years, Thank you Father for sending your son Jesus to save my soul and for bringing so much happiness to our lives, For without you I am nothing but dust in the wind, Thank you Jesus in your name I pray Amen.

April 26, 2022
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

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 You have for me here. I put my trust in You today. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen! Thank You Father for being Awesome!

April 26, 2022
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen! Thank you Lord for being an awesome God!

April 26, 2022
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

April 26, 2022
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Jim Worobe
Jim Worobe

I have alwasys been uncomfortable with the word Awsome when it has been used for anything other than as a description of God and Jesus Christ. In fact, when I was teaching, I would generally make a pointed comment when the word was used in an written assignment describing an experience in a resteraunt or when used in a presentation in my communications classes.

This is a word that should be reserved for the Almighty and His Son and the Spririt.

Thank you for helping me be the "Grammer Police"

April 26, 2022
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

An energizing description to carry me through this weekday morning, Pastor Dion! Lord, please walk with me this day and lead me in Your will. Thank you. Amen

April 26, 2022
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Thank You Heavenly Father for being there for me a sinner, You are such an amazing God. I need more of You in my life and show me the way that I will follow, be with me today in any decision I make. This I pray in Jesus Christ name, Amen. My God is an Amazing God. 

As always thank you Pastor and Sylvia, God bless you both, Amen. 

April 26, 2022
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Thank you God for everything Amen 

April 26, 2022
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! 

April 27, 2022
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Nell Neathery
Nell Neathery

Thank you Pastor Dion.  The first blog I have read since being here on RHM with my new laptop.

I saw the word "Awesome" and I was inspired to read it.

I Like the song "Our God is an Awesome God" :-)

Thank you and God bless you and your wife!

April 27, 2022