“Who is the image of the invisible God?”

Time to reflect on the greatness of our Lord! Let us set aside our requests for at least this moment, and take time to give Jesus some praise. This brings us to our key text coming out of Colossians 1:15 — 17 (KJV). The Word of the Lord reads:

15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: 16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: 17 And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

Apostle Paul is speaking in this passage of scripture, and he is reminding the people of Colosse just how great our God is. Our Heavenly Father is so magnificent that to simply look at the world around us — to behold the firstborn of every creature — is to know, at least, the existence of God. Goodness, even the things we cannot see, He created.  In addition to being reminded that God is the creator of all things, it is also brought to our attention that everything that exists was created for His — not our — purpose. People can cause disturbances by misusing and abusing what God created, but that does not take away the fact of who owns it and who ultimately controls it. Our God is omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, all that, and more. Our God is awesome, and try as they might, no one or thing can top Him. In the words of the Southern Baptist church, “Can I get an Amen? Now let’s give the Lord a hand clap of praise.”

Have a blessed day!

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