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And His name will be… Mighty God
Thursday, December 10, 2020 by Barbara Higby

Mighty God almost seems like a redundant title. Can God (or even a god) be considered anything but mighty? Must it be clarified that part of God’s nature is might? Is it possible we sometimes forget He is mighty?

When people we cared about fought for their lives on ventilators, did we think of God as mighty? When anger and fear ran through our streets, did we recognize God as mighty? When accusations and suspicion riddled our election process, did we trust that God is mighty? Or, like Israel, did we forget? When we don’t see His might do we remember He is still Mighty?

His might—power, strength, immensity, influence, force—transcends what we see and surpasses what we understand. It extends beyond the temporal to eternity, accomplishing plans and fulfilling purposes we can’t begin to suggest.

In our world and our lives, visibly and invisibly, now and eternally, Jesus is Mighty God.

“I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” Jer. 32:27

Lord, when we don’t see your power at work it’s not because you are weak—we are. Strengthen our anemic faith, deepen our limited understanding, and stretch our myopic vision to resolutely know… you are the Mighty God.


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