How Big God Is
is a book of poetry and songs. Psalms 139 reminds us of
characteristics of God. He is omniscient, omnipotent,
omnipresence, sovereign, eternal, and unchanging. Freedom is
surrendering to God. Being a fugitive on the run from God is
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139:1-6 - God knows us so well that he knows the words we
will speak before we speak. To God there are no generic
people. He knows us as if we were the only one. He
knows us so well that he sees our motives.
139:7-12 - God is everywhere, he is not regional. Jeremiah
23:24 says of God, "Do I not fill heaven and
earth?." He is not located in a specific place.
Although we express God is in heaven, His presence is more like
that of the earth's atmosphere that encapsulates the whole
139:13-18 - Here we are reminded that life is present before
birth. The tragedy of abortion is the taking of
life. Genesis 1:27 tells us that we are create in the
image of God. To take a human life is to disrespect (dis)
139:19-22 - In this portion there is a change is attitude on
the part of David. He goes from expressing his awe of God
to seeking punishment from God for his enemies. It is
interesting that there is no response from God.
139:23-24 - Finally, David ask God to search his heart, know
my thoughts, and show me the grievous ways within. Lead me
in the way everlasting.
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