Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The God Of All Things

I had the blessing again of providing the devotion for Halas & Phos' April newsletter.  Halas & Phos (Salt & Light) is an online ministry that offers Christian products, including apparel, jewelry, homeschool curriculum and much more, through quality affiliates.  I hope you'll check out their site!

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At a ripe ninety-nine years old, the Lord confirmed His covenant with Abram to give him a son and countless descendants, telling him that He was God Almighty—El Shaddai, God of all strength and provision. (Genesis 17:1)

When a shepherd named Moses moseyed over to investigate a bush that was on fire but refused to be burned up, he found himself being called by God to go to Pharaoh to free His people. God told him His Name was I AM THAT I AM-the One Who exists, Who always was and always will be. (Exodus 3:14)

When God called Joshua to lead His children--numbering into the millions--into the Promised Land (and all that entailed), He said He would be all Joshua needed through every situation by declaring He was his LORD—his Jehovah, the Self-Existent One. (Joshua 1:9)

As a lonely Samaritan woman lifted water from a well, she spoke to Jesus, saying that she knew Messiah was coming. He said to her, “I AM, the One speaking to you,” declaring Himself to be God, the great I AM-the One Who exists, Who always was and always will be. He was her Messiah, and the Savior of all mankind. (John 4:26)

In all these ways and many more, God saw the need of a single person and offered Himself as the fulfillment. He became the answer for every question, the sufficiency for every lack, the satiation for every thirst, the treasure for every bankruptcy.

(Continue reading at Halas & Phos how God can meet your every need.)


  1. Great post Dorci. He is all we will ever need. All we lack is found in Him. Why do we seek fulfillment anywhere but Him? All else eventually leaves us empty; He fills every void and soothes every ache. Thanks for the gentle reminder.

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  3. Thanks for stopping by!

    I know yours was a rhetorical question, but I think we look elsewhere ultimately because other things fulfills the flesh and feeds our pride. Letting Christ alone meet our needs means we must humble and completely empty ourselves so that Christ can fill us. Not easy, but that's why it's a journey!

    God bless!


Thanks for sharing!