God, As Spirit
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God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
On that day
the Lord of Hosts will become a crown of beauty
and a diadem of splendor
to the remnant of His people, a spirit of justice
to the one who sits in judgment,
to those who turn back the battle at the gate.
Egyptians are men, not God;
their horses are flesh, not spirit.
When the Lord raises His hand to strike,
the helper will stumble
and the one who is helped will fall;
both will perish together.
But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or his stature, because I have rejected him. Man does not see what the Lord sees, for man sees what is visible, but the Lord sees the heart.”
At noon Elijah mocked them. He said, “Shout loudly, for he’s a god! Maybe he’s thinking it over; maybe he has wandered away; or maybe he’s on the road. Perhaps he’s sleeping and will wake up!”
Do You have eyes of flesh,
or do You see as a human sees? Are Your days like those of a human,
or Your years like those of a man, that You look for my wrongdoing
and search for my sin,read more.
even though You know that I am not wicked
and that there is no one who can deliver from Your hand? “Your hands shaped me and formed me.
Will You now turn and destroy me?
He will not allow your foot to slip;
your Protector will not slumber. Indeed, the Protector of Israel
does not slumber or sleep.
Do not banish me from Your presence
or take Your Holy Spirit from me.
Teach me to do Your will,
for You are my God.
May Your gracious Spirit
lead me on level ground.
Search and read the scroll of the Lord:
Not one of them will be missing,
none will be lacking its mate,
because He has ordered it by my mouth,
and He will gather them by His Spirit.
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. We all, with unveiled faces, are looking as in a mirror at the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit.
“Do not make idols for yourselves, set up a carved image or sacred pillar for yourselves, or place a sculpted stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am Yahweh your God.
Being God’s offspring then, we shouldn’t think that the divine nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image fashioned by human art and imagination.
The God who made the world and everything in it—He is Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in shrines made by hands.
But will God indeed live on earth?
Even heaven, the highest heaven, cannot contain You,
much less this temple I have built.
But who is able to build a temple for Him, since even heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain Him? Who am I then that I should build a temple for Him except as a place to burn incense before Him?
However, the Most High does not dwell in sanctuaries made with hands, as the prophet says: Heaven is My throne,
and earth My footstool.
What sort of house will you build for Me?
says the Lord,
or what is My resting place? Did not My hand make all these things?
God will bring this about in His own time. He isthe blessed and only Sovereign,
the King of kings,
and the Lord of lords, the only One who has immortality,
dwelling in unapproachable light;
no one has seen or can see Him,
to Him be honor and eternal might.
“For your own good, be extremely careful—because you did not see any form on the day the Lord spoke to you out of the fire at Horeb— not to act corruptly and make an idol for yourselves in the shape of any figure: a male or female form, or the form of any beast on the earth, any winged creature that flies in the sky, read more.
any creature that crawls on the ground, or any fish in the waters under the earth. When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars—all the array of heaven—do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.
No one has ever seen God.
The One and Only Son—
the One who is at the Father’s side—
He has revealed Him.
He is the image of the invisible God,
the firstborn over all creation.
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
- Spirit (779 instances)