“I know the greatness of the LORD — that our Lord is greater than any other god. The LORD does whatever pleases him throughout all heaven and earth, and on the seas and in their depths. He causes the clouds to rise over the whole earth. He sends the lightning with the rain and releases the wind from his storehouses.” (Psalm 135:5-7, NLT)
More than forty years ago, J. B. Phillips wrote a book (which is still in print, by the way) titled, “Your God is Too Small.” The title alone provokes the question: How big is your God?
The psalmist, as we see in today’s selection, had a big God. There is a direct relationship between the size of our problems and the size of our God. As I heard related many years ago in a sermon by the Rev. Gerald Mann of Austin, Texas: “Big God, small problems. Small God, big problems.”
Having a God that cannot be bossed, because He is all-powerful; that cannot be bought, because he has infinite resources; is a comfort, a joy, and an arsenal for whatever problems life presents! – Luther