Posts tagged ‘colossians 1:15-20’

Behold Your God: Before All Things and Holds All Things Together

There is nothing that exists that Jesus did not originally make. Sure, people have “created” things by taking one thing and marrying it to another thing. But Jesus created “ex nihilo” (Latin), or “out of nothing.” I can “create” a fence or as I’m planning on doing, finish a patio cover, frame in it, and then screen it in. It will be my “creation,” but all I’m really doing is taking wood that someone else processed, nails and screws, and screening to build something that keeps the flies out of our back patio. Ultimately, God made the wood and everything else from which companies take bare resources to make nails, screws, and screening. I don’t really create anything. I simply build it or put it together.

Continue Reading February 27, 2018 at 9:09 AM 4 comments

God’s Sovereignty Through the Ages, Part 2

Is this how things actually work, with God Almighty squared off against the powers of evil in the form of Satan? Are they “equal” opponents? Clearly, if we are to believe God’s Word, the answer is a resounding “NO!” God is supreme by an infinite amount! God is and remains always sovereign even when humans fail. God has absolute and final control over all situations that in any way impact His plans and purposes. God is fully sovereign, meaning that His plans and purposes always prevail. This is in spite of Satan and his angels and fallen humanity.

Continue Reading October 21, 2016 at 8:44 AM


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