For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.
No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.
because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.
Lift up your eyes on high And see who has created these stars, The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power, Not one of them is missing.
And beware not to lift up your eyes to heaven and see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, and be drawn away and worship them and serve them, those which the Lord your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.
“ The eternal God is a dwelling place, And underneath are the everlasting arms; And He drove out the enemy from before you, And said, ‘Destroy!’
If I have looked at the sun when it shone Or the moon going in splendor,
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained;
Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.
Let the glory of the Lord endure forever; Let the Lord be glad in His works;
Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations; You established the earth, and it stands.
For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother’s womb.
Fire and hail, snow and clouds; Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;
“ Trust in the Lord forever, For in God the Lord, we have an everlasting Rock.
‘Now hear this, O foolish and senseless people, Who have eyes but do not see; Who have ears but do not hear.
so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin.
Being then the children of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and thought of man.
“ Brethren and fathers, hear my defense which I now offer to you.”
Therefore you have no excuse, everyone of you who passes judgment, for in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.
in that they show the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts alternately accusing or else defending them,
but now is manifested, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the eternal God, has been made known to all the nations, leading to obedience of faith;
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,
who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see. To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing Him who is unseen.
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree at Beersheba, and there he called on the name of the Lord, the Everlasting God.