I love it when there is a "buy one get one free" deal for Perry's Ice Cream. No....Perry's is not a sponsor of this blog. But when there is a two for one sale I consider it a green light from the Lord. Last time I bought cookie dough and black raspberry. Yes, I am biased. Nevertheless, Perry's makes the best ice cream in the world....and I have sampled far more than my share.
Constantly in our read THROUGH the Bible God reminds us that nothing and nobody compares with him. In case you missed it, here are a few of the names given the Almighty in the material this week:
God is a consuming fire….a jealous God. Deut. 4:15-24
The Lord is God in heaven above and earth below. Deut. 4:32-40
The Lord your God is a merciful God. Deut. 4:31
He is the One God…..Deut. 6:4-5
He is the faithful God…Deut. 7:6-11
He is the awesome God …Deut. 7:17-24
He is the Promise Keeping God…Deut. 9:4-5 He is the defender of the fatherless, the widow and the alien. Deut. 10:14-11:1
He invites us to compare. Check this out: 32 Ask now about the former days, long before your time, from the day God created human beings on the earth; ask from one end of the heavens to the other. Has anything so great as this ever happened, or has anything like it ever been heard of? 33 Has any other people heard the voice of God[a] speaking out of fire, as you have, and lived? 34 Has any god ever tried to take for himself one nation out of another nation, by testings, by signs and wonders, by war, by a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, or by great and awesome deeds, like all the things the Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your very eyes? 35 You were shown these things so that you might know that the Lord is God; besides him there is no other. Deut. 4:32-40
What compares to a solid relationship with God? Can fame? Business success? An award? A high fitness level? A substantial IRA? Those are all very good however God crushes that stuff too.
He has no peer. He is flawless. He is relentless. He is pursuing you!
In the world of ice cream....Perry's stands alone.
In the world.....God stands alone and everything else bows in reverence to HIM.
Go ahead......compare and see.