God is larger than Universe

Preserving the Legacy of the X-ray Universe (NASA, Chandra, 10/28/13)

God is a spirit being, and It is so enormous or expansive, that all heavens cannot contain Its size. This is the reason why God sees or knows everything because It fills the heavens. In fact, it is the spirit of God which upholds all things in the universe. Below are Biblical verses describing how vast the size of God is. 

1. [1 Kings 8:27] But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!

2. [2 Chronicles 2:6] But who is able to build a house for Him, since the heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain Him? Who then am I, that I should build a house for Him, except as a place to burn sacrifices before Him? 

3. [2 Chronicles 6:18] But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain you; how much less this house which I have built!

4. [Isaiah 66:1] This is what the Lord says: “Heaven is my throne, and the earth is where I rest my feet. So do you think you can build a house for me? Do I need a place to rest?

5. [Jeremiah 23:24] Can a person hide himself in hiding places So that I do not see him?” declares the Lord. “Do I not fill the heavens and the earth?” declares the Lord.

6. [Habakkuk 3:3] God came from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran. His glory covered the heavens and his praise filled the earth.

7. [Acts 7:49] Heaven is My throne and the earth is My footstool. What kind of house will you build for Me, says the Lord, or where will My place of repose be?

8. [Ephesians 1:23] which is His body, the fullness of the One who fills all things in every way.

9. [Ephesians 4:10] The One who descended is also the One who ascended far above all the heavens, that He might fill all things.

10. [Hebrews 1:3]

ENGLISH STANDARD VERSION. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, 

EASY-TO-READ-VERSION. The Son shows the glory of God. He is a perfect copy of God’s nature, and he holds everything together by his powerful command. The Son made people clean from their sins. Then he sat down at the right side of God, the Great One in heaven.

GOD’S WORD TRANSLATION. His Son is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact likeness of God’s being. He holds everything together through his powerful words. After he had cleansed people from their sins, he now holds the honored position—the one next to the majestic God [the Father] on the heavenly throne. 

11. [Hebrews 4:13] Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight; everything is uncovered and exposed before the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.


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Author: Renz Pejana Silawan

The author is just a simple man, He was a carving and carpentry sub-contractor. But lately, he discovered that his true passion is writing. He studied at the University of San Jose-Recoletos, took up Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. The fear of death knocked on his mind when he aquired 3 lumps on his neck in 2010. He realized that the most important thing to a man is eternal life. He found out that the Bible is consistent in its teaching and backed up by spiritual and physical evidences. Today, he is happy knowing that there is a God who will receive him in the afterlife. And he wants to share this discovery to all people who are willing to accept this good news.

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