Thus, says the Lord, the King of Israel, And his Redeemer, the Lord of Hosts: I am the First and I am the Last; Besides Me there is no God. Isaiah 44:6 NKJV
Do not fear, nor be afraid; Have I not told you from that time, and declared it? You are My witnesses. Is there a God besides Me? Indeed, there is no other Rock; I know not one. Isaiah 44:8 NKJV
God created the heavens and the earth. Nothing can exist apart from the giver of life.
God identified Himself as the King of Israel. He did not call Himself the King of Babylon, the King of Egypt, nor the King of Assyria. He chose Israel over the great and powerful nations that ruled the world. The Lord chose Israel to be His special possession!
A king not only assumes authority over his people but responsibility for them.
Today God is speaking to you. He is saying “you are Mine. I Am the First and the Last. I created all things. All things exist in Me and because of Me. I am Your King!
I created you to live in a special relationship with Me. Our relationship is based on My great love for you. I have called you to be my witness. I have called you to testify of my great love for my people!”
A man at the prison where I worked told me he did not feel his life had value. Every time he was released he went back to using drugs. His drug use led him back to prison. I asked him if he knew how an items value is determined. He did not know.
An items value is determined by what another person is willing to give for it. I told him his life is so valuable God sacrificed His One and Only Son for him. In God’s eyes you are a treasure whose value is beyond measure!
Do you know how much God loves you? God has given His best to bring you back into a loving relationship with Him. Jesus will continue to move heaven and Earth to draw you ever closer to Him.
How will you respond to the Lord’s sacrifice for you? How will you respond to His great love for you? Will you value your relationship with Jesus as much as He does?
A witness can only testify to what he or she knows first-hand. It cannot be heresy, rumor, or second-hand information. Call out to the Jesus. Ask Him to show you how much He loves you. Show Jesus how much you love Him!
There is no other God besides Jesus. He is the King of heaven and earth. Jesus paid the ransom to redeem you from sin and death. Jesus did it because He loves you!
Do not be afraid to declare your faith in Jesus Christ. God put you on the earth at this time in His-story to be a witness and testify that there is no other Rock to stand upon!
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