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God is sovereign in all of his glorious attributes. Here are just some to think about this morning:
Sovereign in existence. God is eternal.
Something must be eternal. The Bible teaches that God was not created nor can ever cease to be.
Sovereign in perfect perfection. God is holy.
This means that he did not arrive at perfection in his attributes as if he were not at one time. He has always been and will always remain holy. Without this attribute, the others are all meaningless as they would then be imperfect and flawed.
Sovereign in perfect justice. God is just.
God demands perfection and yet we are imperfect. His perfect justice demands wrath upon our love for sin.
But God is still perfect in…
Sovereign in perfect goodness and grace. God is merciful!
Though God is all-good, all-powerful, all-knowing, holy and just, he has shown grace to sinners by the death of his Son on the cross. His grace is freely given to those who place their faith and trust in Christ.
Sovereign in perfect strength. God is omnipotent.
God is more than able to hold me up or carry me through and will do so when according to his will.
Sovereign in perfect knowledge. God is omniscient.
God knows every test, trial and hardship and is likely to be the source of such trials. He is not like us in the sense that we have ability to learn. He is already perfect in his understanding and knows us intimately. This means that God knows where I am weak and where I am most easily tempted (not so that he can bring about temptation). It means that he already knows beforehand and is able to provide a shelter or a way out so that I might not give in to sin.
Those are just six of God’s many attributes for which our praise will never end! Have a great day thinking about our Lord’s amazing love.