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Tremble at His Word #1150

1 Thus says the Lord: “Heaven is My throne, and earth is My footstool. Where is the house that you will build Me? And where is the place of My rest? 2 For all those things My hand has made, and all those things exist,” says the Lord. “But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at My word.” (Isaiah 66:1–2, NKJV)

Men’s view of God is very often far too small and finite. The true and living God is not contained in the walls of temples made by human hands. All things were created and are sustained by His word. He is Sovereign over heaven and earth. Yet, God will give attention to every soul who acknowledges the impoverished nature of the soul and utterly depends on Him. The kingdom of heaven belongs to the poor in spirit (Matthew 5:6). While billions of people turn their attention to religious temples and shrines made by human hands, God turns His attention to those who “tremble at His word.” God is not impressed by architectural feats. He is impressed by hearts and lives that reverence and obey His word. Let us be among the number who hold God in complete reverence, who tremble at His word, and willingly obey Him in all things (Matthew 7:21; Colossians 3:17).

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Tremble before Him #724

28  Give to the Lord, O families of the peoples, give to the Lord glory and strength. 29  Give to the Lord the glory due His name; Bring an offering, and come before Him. Oh, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! 30  Tremble before Him, all the earth. The world also is firmly established, it shall not be moved. (1 Chronicles 16:28–30, NKJV)

All of mankind is called to give God the honor He deserves. His glory, might and sovereignty demand reverential worship from all who would approach Him. We must come before Him “in the beauty of holiness,” for nothing impure shall come into the presence of the Lord (Isa. 6:3-7). We cannot worship God with sin-stained hearts and hands. When we bring our offerings of worship before the Lord, we “tremble before Him,” for we know He has established our very existence on earth. Without Him, we would perish. Therefore, true worshipers approach God with serious faith, not cavalier and casual attitudes and actions. Remember, worship is about God, not you. Give Him the glory due His name by worshiping Him in spirit and truth (Jno. 4:23-24).