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Our God Is a Full-Service God (3 of 4)
Series: Reasons to Give Thanks
Psalms 145:1-4, 8-9
There were at one-time gas stations that we referred to as full-service gas stations. Those days are relatively gone now. But they were great places to stop, most if not all of your vehicle needs could be met at a full-service station. An attendant would pump your gas, wipe your windows, check your fluid levels, add fluids to your reservoir if needed, put air in your tires, and if your car needed to be on the rack, it was serviced there at the full-service station. At the full service your needs were met, your vehicle was taken care of; you had a sense of confidence if it had been serviced by them.
I am thankful that we have a full-service God, a God, who by His very own nature contains more than enough, more than we could ever need. This God is a God whose resources and reservoir cannot be depleted. The scriptures help us in seeing that God has a God of total sufficiency, not a God of insufficiency, but one of complete adequacy. The scriptures help us in that image of God from the Old Testament through out the New Testament.
Isaiah declares that Heaven is His throne, and earth His footstool. The Psalms says that the cattle on a thousands hills belongs to Him and that the earth is the Lord and the fullness thereof.
The Old Testament says He is the God that sees all, hears all, knows all; He is the all knowing and seeing God.
The New Testament says that He is a God, who is able to do abundantly, exceedingly above all that we could ever ask of think. John the Revelator says that He is the Alpha and the Omega.
That same John quoted Christ own words in 10:10; I come that you not just have life, but life more abundantly...
This is the God that is worthy of all our praise and thanks.
This is the God, who is a God that is in the fullness of His favor. He is self-sustained, self-sufficient, and self-supplied.
It is this image of God that the Psal ...
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