Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Bowing Before Him


Let your mind rise into the eternal. Let your heart be given wholly unto His Spirit. This world is fleeting by and the birth pangs of a new age approach. The end is almost here, and the end will be the beginning for those who know Him. There is not one single thing we have ever done to deserve what awaits us, and what awaits us is unspeakable and full of glory. The finest tongue of any preacher inspired and empowered by God’s Spirit has not been able to touch the hem of His garment. He is beyond us and He awaits us.

There is much talk about this and that, and there is much muttering and complaining about almost anything. But release the bonds that keep you imprisoned and soar with Him now as you look forward to bowing before His very Being. What in this world can compare with just one moment being in His presence and gazing into the brilliance of His face? He is King, He is Lord, He is Redeemer, He is Creator, and He has allowed Himself to be seen as a man for you.

What kind of love lends itself to mocking when that love is perfect and pure? And when God Himself condescends with limitless bounds knowing what awaited Him, how can we understand that holy love? He knows us; He knows our often failures; He knows we so desire this world; He knows we are prone to wander; He knows all of that and much more and yet He awaits, He awaits for our entrance. And the very instant we walk into the expanse of His throne room, and as we see the unfathomable brilliance of His being, will we not know exactly what grace is? How will we feel then about our self righteousness? What work will be we feel justifies our presence in His? How will we feel about all the energy we used trying to fix an unfixable world?

Oh what a day! And the streets may be gold and the gates may be pearl. The seraphim and cherubim may be spectacular. The blood washed throng may sound a sound of praise that reverberates throughout the halls of heaven. It may all be too wonderful for words to be sure.
But just to see Him, oh just to see Him. He who preachers lifted up; He who received our adoration; He who walked the earth; He who we prayed to; He whose name is holy; He who was and is and always will be our everything. Just to see Him who the angels worshiped and the writers penned. It so often seemed so ethereal and yet now we see Him. What will this world mean then?

So as you hear all the wrangling of men and the worthless nonsense that men call important, lift up your eyes and look with the eyes of faith unto Him from whose face the worlds fled. And remember, all this will culminate for the believer in His presence. And the grace that brought us to Him, will then allow and empower us to praise and worship Him. What a privilege! What a glory! Unimaginable here and now but then an unspeakable reality! Can you not feel your heart rise to Him even now? This has been given to you through grace alone, and the Creator God paid with His own Son, and this was for you and me?? Did he not know who we were? Did He not know how often we would disappoint Him even after we were redeemed? He did? Oh my, oh my.

He could have prepared a wonderful place of immense glory were He might visit once in a while. That would have been infinitely more than we deserved or even that we could fathom. But no, He decreed that we would come and spend eternity with Him. Oh does it not seem impossible? And yet all things are possible through Him. This kind of love is completely beyond us. These poor words of mine may even tingle our souls, and hopefully they do, but after we catch one glimpse of the Risen Christ these words will be so insufficient as to almost be a lie.

Oh Lord Jesus, Creator and Master of all there is and ever will be, we raise our lips and our hearts only to you and we worship the Redeemer we know and the fullness of Him we will one day know. You are our life. We cannot imagine life without You. Hallowed be Your name. May You receive all the glory and honor and blessing, and cursed by our lips if they ever speak any glory to ourselves. We are unprofitable servants, but You have made us Your sons and daughters and even brothers. We bow before Your majesty, You alone are worthy. We say with Your Seraphim,

Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come. Amen.


Cherie c said...


mrs k said...

We are undone.

Anonymous said...


Cherie c. said...

I'm scared.

Cherie c.

Anonymous said...

I sometimes get in this place where I am suddenly awed at all that God is. No place too often do we hear many people talk about Jesus our Lord in a tone of fear and humility. Does anyone else notice how the name of Jesus is used lightly and loosely now everywhere. I've heard christians talk about politics and use "come to Jesus moment" as a 'term' to describe how politicians need to wake up. Disrespectful isn't bad enough to describe how the Name is being dragged by unbelievers, moderates, and unafraid christians in the news. Now even in the church world, His Name is watered down as He is just a provider who preaches social justice. With the gun craze, now some christians are saying that Jesus gave permission to his apostles to carry swords, and they go farther to say that He meant for them to use them; all this does is water down His Person and His power to that of a weak moral crusader.

The church has lost a certain kind of respectful fear of God. No one talks about him as the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the Root and the Offspring of David, the Bright and Morning Star, Faithful and True, Rev. 19:16: And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written: King Of Kings and Lord of Lords, the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God.

"For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace".

Fearful and awesome is He!

Steve said...

WORTHY is the Lamb Who was slain, to receive glory, and honor, and power. How right that we should bow before Him, and praise the Father's wisdom in making Him to rule over all things !


In, Jesus, Steve