The Throne and Footstool of God

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Some good thoughts from a brother who worships with a great group of believers at Shannon Hills Bible Chapel in Greensboro, North Carolina.



If the entire universe was a depiction of God’s greatness and we had only a flashlight to illuminate that greatness with, we would not even begin to approach the smallest fraction of God’s infinite majesty.  Yet, this is exactly the condition that we are in. We have the Word that points us to His greatness, but our humanly limitations and finite minds can hardly begin to comprehend the boundless magnitude of His immensity.

God’s immenseness is beautifully pictured in Isaiah, “Thus says the Lord: “Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool, what is the house that you would build for me, and what is the place of my rest?” (Isaiah 66:1)

Putting that into the modern American diction, God is saying “I live in heaven; it’s My throne. I made the earth; you know, earth, that thing you live your entire life on, the thing that everyone that…

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