Who is more awesome than God? This is a question that is not at all difficult to answer, and the answer is no one. No one at all is even remotely close.
There is no entity, no person, quite literally nothing imaginable by anyone at any time in all of history, the present, or in all of the eternal future that can be compared even slightly in the realms of awesomeness to the Creator of Life.
There are those who like to believe that they are as awesome as God. Some, like the fallen angel Lucifer, as well as many of his devoted followers, would like to be thought of and worshiped as if they are even more awesome than God.
Then there are those who deny God’s existence altogether and claim that the Universe and the Earth exploded from nothing with a “big bang.”
Just exploded out of pure nothingness and for no particular reason, complete with all of the amazing complexities that make life possible.
Kind of like believing that a Rolex Watch could design, gather the needed jewels and tiny pieces, and then assemble itself. The problem with this is that the universe is much more complicated than a Rolex Watch and its two hundred or so teeny tiny parts.
To make a case for this analogy, consider this: Just one average-sized, fully-grown human body contains approximately 60,000 miles of arteries as part of the circulatory system that transports blood. Think about it: that’s enough arteries, if strung out in a line, to circle the entire earth twice with 10,000 miles left over. The arteries are just part of the highly complex systems of organs such as the heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, intestines, stomach, reproductive, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, limbs, many smaller organs, and, oh yes, the brain.
All of these organs working in synergy and relying heavily on oxygen and water to remain alive.
The human brain alone is infinitely more complex than a Rolex Watch.
In fairness, designing and creating the numerous tiny parts and assembling the Rolex does take a great deal of focus, patience, and intelligence. So, no slight meant to the watch or the watchmakers.
However, if the human body and the human brain are not enough evidence of the complexity of creation itself as compared to a Rolex, consider the elements that sustain life on Earth and the entire universe.
Earth, air, water, fire, oxygen, and gravity just for starters.
Basic elements that sustain the myriad forms of animal life, underwater creatures, countless bird species that fly through the air, and a vast world of insects of both the flying and crawling kind. Dozens of all types of minerals and metals and ores, liquids and gases, and zillions of microscopic atoms, neutrons, and electrons permeate everything.
Have you ever gazed in amazement at the night sky, from the rim of Haleakala Crater on Maui or from the middle of the desert, at the billions of twinkling stars?
Or, wondered about the whole enormous universe filled with countless planets and moons orbiting like clockwork around stars called suns, formed into galaxies and solar systems of various sizes, and kept by enormously powerful forces of electromagnetic and gravitational safe-locks from colliding like bumper cars at the county fair and careening into complete and utter chaos!
If all that isn’t enough to convince an atheist, how about DNA? Billions of individuals have walked the earth since the first humans, and every single one of them/us has a unique pattern of DNA.
In Psalm 139, the Creator of all life reveals to us that He knew each individual before we even entered our mother’s womb. He saw our unformed bodies. Then, He formed us in the womb. We were wonderfully made.
Each with a different face and unique DNA that makes us different from anyone else. Similar perhaps sometimes, but nonetheless, each of us is a complete original.
Believing that an intelligently designed, highly complex universe just accidentally exploded out of pure nothingness is fantastically delusional. Also, the deceived beings who believe this are usually the biggest mockers of the one true God.
Mocking God is a dumb thing to do. It is also impossible because God cannot be mocked.
Galatians 6:7 “Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked.”
Just who is the one true God?
It is He who has revealed Himself through the Holy Bible. In that book is His history. “His story.”
Following are a few of the things God has done to reveal Himself to be the One and Only True God, who is also known as “The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,” and many other names as well, such as Yahweh, Jehovah, Adonai, El Shaddai, “I am That I am,” the Alpha and Omega, God Almighty, and Heavenly Father.
The first act of awesomeness He did to reveal Himself was to create the entire universe and all that is in it. That would include this earth and all who have ever dwelt upon it.
Any type of physical pain is usually enough to convince someone that they really do exist inside a body made of flesh and blood. If for no other reason than this, we can attest to and give witness to the fact that there really is a creation and a planet we call Earth, and we really do dwell here upon it.
I know for a certainty that I did not create the universe, or the earth, or myself.
It would be completely vain, arrogant, and idiotic to be in the business of comparing oneself to the actual Creator of Life and all of the complexities that make life even possible.
The second wonderfully awesome thing the Creator has done is this: He has held and continues to hold the entire universe together.
I, my precious wife of 57 years, and my fellow believers in Jesus love to give thanks to our awesome God for the many astonishingly wonderful things He has done and continues to do. We worship Him and praise Him for His awesomeness and His Holiness.
Here are a few more things that demonstrate the awesomeness of God. Things that have taken place in the last few thousand years. Things that are a part of history and/or His Story.
He created humans in His own likeness and gave them unrestricted free will. He gave them the intelligence to choose wisely, but only if they chose to choose wisely.
Adam and Eve had that ability and chose not to choose wisely, which set in motion a fallen state of being for humanity.
They fell for the lie from the fallen angel known as Lucifer that if they could acquire the knowledge of good and evil, then they could be like God.
Only God can be like God.
Only God is omniscient, omnipresent, and has supernatural powers capable of creating and sustaining universes.
Only God can declare the end from the beginning and make prophecies of near, mid, and distant future events that come true with precise accuracy 100% of the time.
Only God is Perfect and Holy, and only God has the ability to save us fallen humans and bestow eternal life and happiness upon whosoever, of their own free will, trusts in Him.
Only God can be like God.
From the beginning, God has done amazing, miraculous things that defy reality.
So many supernatural things as to fill up an entire book. A thick book just like the Holy Bible.
Just to cite a couple of them as an example, there are these:
In the days of the prophet Daniel, God stood with three Hebrew lads in a fiery furnace that was stoked to a temperature that should have instantly melted them all, and their clothes were not even singed.
Those three lads had been sentenced to death for refusing to worship a human king who liked to think he was a god. Instead, they chose to die rather than give up worshiping the one true God, who stood with them in the fiery furnace and saved them (Daniel 3:19-27).
God sent fire from Heaven, at the request of the prophet Elijah, down upon the soaking wet wood surrounding Elijah’s altar to God on Mt. Carmel, and the soaking wet wood instantly burst into flames.
This happened much to the dismay of the 450 false prophets of Baal, who all together were unable to coerce their false god into sending down fire (1 Kings 18:38).
God split the deep waters of the Red Sea into two walls of water that exposed the dry bottom of the sea and held the walls of water up so that the Israelites could pass through safely with all of their people, animals, and belongings to the other side, and to dry land. He then released the walls of water upon the Egyptian soldiers who were in pursuit of the Israelites (Exodus 14:21-26).
The Bible is filled with numerous other examples of the supernatural powers of Holy God, the Creator.
Why did He do such things?
He did such things to get the attention of the fallen and to increase the faith of the faithful.
Somehow, the fallen state of humanity and the rampant indulgence in sinful behavior turned many individuals into dullards and dimwits, unable to recognize the miraculous nature of their own existence.
And God had an amazing plan to rescue whoever would choose to be rescued.
He would send a most wonderful part of Himself to Earth to be born into a human body.
God is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Three distinct personalities, and yet, 100% One in nature.
How can this be?
There is only one way to have any understanding of this amazing truth.
The Holy Spirit reveals this understanding to whosoever truly believes in the Son, who was sent by the Father.
The Father sent His Son into the world to save all who would believe in Him and then bestowed the gift of the Holy Spirit unto each true believer. According to the Son, the Holy Spirit leads believers to the truth in all matters.
“But the helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you” (John 14:26).
And so, it is the Holy Spirit that gives the hearts and minds of believers the ability to intuitively comprehend and be comfortable with God being Three in One and yet One at the same time.
For unbelievers who are without the Holy Spirit, such a thing is not only incomprehensible but appears to them to be foolishness and utter nonsense (1 Corinthians 1:18).
The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are always in agreement, always on the same page, so to speak, 100% unified all of the time.
There is no part of God that is not wonderful and no part of Him that is not Holy and Perfect.
So, then God sent a wonderful part of Himself into the world. God sent His beloved only begotten Son into the world.
The Holy Spirit, with the same miraculous divine power that the Son had used to speak Creation into existence, overshadowed the Hebrew virgin named Mary and miraculously caused her to become pregnant with the physical body that the Son would need to bring the Holy presence of God among men (Luke 1:35).
What an enormous sacrifice that must have been for the Son!
The Son, the second person of the Holy Trinity who had always existed unrestrained by a physical body made up of flesh and blood and bones. A body that was then subjected to the needs of the flesh and the temptations of the flesh (Hebrews 4:15).
And yet, because of who He really was and really is, Jesus was able to walk and live upon the earth for 33 and one-half years without ever committing even one sin (2 Corinthians 5:21; 1 Peter 2:22).
Although the actual ministry of Jesus on Earth lasted merely 3 and one-half years, He was able to demonstrate the mighty supernatural power of God through reality-defying miracles such as calming a raging storm with a mere word, feeding over 5,000 people with a few fish and a few loaves of bread, walking on water and turning water into wine, just to name a few. Jesus also brought the Holy Presence of God to Earth.
He showed great compassion as He miraculously healed all manner of sickness and disabilities.
Jesus even revealed the power God has over life and death by raising several people from the dead, including Lazarus (John 11:38-44).
And then, the Father raised His Son from the dead (Matthew 28).
And then, the Son went to prepare a place for all those who trust in Him, and He promised to return for us (John 14:3).
And the Father gave the gift of the Holy Spirit to be our constant companion as we await the return of the Father’s Only Begotten Son.
Only our Heavenly Father knows the day and the hour when His Son will fulfill that promise (Matthew 24:36).
He gave us signs to watch for so as to know when such a time was at hand.
Jesus also gave to us, by way of His beloved disciple John, the Book of Revelation.
In this book, Jesus tells us about the future plans of The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Plans to eliminate evil and plans for a wonderful Eternity (Revelation 21 and 22).
An Eternity as wonderful as God Himself, and everyone who believes the following scripture is invited.
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved” (John 3:16-17).
Blessings to all in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,
Romans 10: 9-13 says, “If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the scripture says, ‘Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame. For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich to all who call on Him. For ‘whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.'”