Saturday, June 27, 2015

The Solitariness of God

Meditate on this for awhile and tell me what your response is:

"In the beginning God..." There was no heaven, where His glory is now particularly manifested. There was no earth to engage His attention. There were no angels to hymn His praises; no universe to be upheld by the word of His power. There was nothing, no one, but God; and that not for a day, a year, or an age, but 'from everlasting.' During a past eternity. God was alone: self-contained, self-sufficient, self-satisfied; in need of nothing. Had a universe, had angels, had human beings been necessary to Him in any way, they also had been called into existence from all eternity. The creating of them when He did, added nothing to God essentially. He changes not (Mal. 3:6), therefore His essential glory can be neither augmented nor diminished."

taken from The Attributes of God, by A. W. Pink, p. 9

1 comment:

nashvillecats2 said...

Very thought provoking Gregg, read it with great interest,