The Lord created us to have a fellowship with him so that we can glorify him by our worship. From the creation story, we can learn that he created the only man by his own image so that he can share his glory with them.
No other creature was created like a man. Even when we were thrown from his presence he came down to take us back to his home. He deserves the praise for his mighty works which he has done for our sake.
God Has Created This World And Everything On Its
People around the world are always asking who has created this universe and all the beautiful things in it. The answer we can get from the Bible that the Lord has created everything for making a dwelling place for man.
Genesis 1:1:- “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth”
Genesis 1:26:- “And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth”
Revelation 4:11:-“Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created”
Colossians 1:16:-“For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him”
Isaiah 45:12:-“I have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded”
John 1:3 :-“All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made”
Nehemiah 9:6:-“Thou, even thou, art Lord alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshipped thee”
Jeremiah 32:17:-“Ah Lord God! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee”
God Loves Us Despite Our Disobedience
While we were sinners the Lord had shown his Grace upon us and he loved us so much that he made himself empty on the cross by dedicating his life for our salvation.
1 John 4:10:-“Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins”
Romans 5:8:-“But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us”
1 John 4:19:-“We love him, because he first loved us”
Romans 8:38-39:-“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord”
Only God Can Forgive Our Sins
The Lord has the authority to forgive our sins. We are all sinners according to the scriptures and we need to be saved by the forgiveness of God.
1 John 1:9:-“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness”
Mark 11:25:-“And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses”
Proverbs 28:13:-“He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy”
Acts 2:38:-“Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost”
Ephesians 1:7:-“In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace”
Matthew 6:14-15:-“For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses”
Isaiah 55:7:-“Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon”
God Can Give Us Peace
People around the world are looking forward to getting peace from worldly materials. But we will never get peace from the world except we submit ourselves to Jesus.
John 16:33:-“These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world”
2 Thessalonians 3:16:-“Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all”
Isaiah 26:3:-“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee”
John 14:27:-“Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid”
Romans 15:13:-“Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost”
1 Corinthians 14:33:-“For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints”
God Can Give Us Consciousness About Sin
The man was created in the image of God and the Lord put the consciousness about sin in their hearts. So, man is accountable to God.
Romans 2:15:-“Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another”
Hebrews 9:14:-“How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God”
Romans 9:1:-“I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost”
1 Peter 3:16:-“Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ”
Titus 1:15:-“Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled”
Hebrews 13:18:-“Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly”
God Gave Life For Us
Due to the disobedience of Adam and Eve, we were separated from the presence of God. But the Lord died on the cross for us to connect the bridge again that was separated in the garden of Eden.
John 3:16 :-“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life”
Romans 8:32:-“He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things”
1 John 3:16:-“Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren”
1 Timothy 2:6:-“Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time”
John 10:15:-“As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep”
Only God Gives Us Salvation
The Bible says that we can receive our salvation by believing Jesus alone. to get salvation we have to put our faith in him.
Romans 6:23:-“For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord”
Ephesians 2:8-9:-“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast”
Romans 10:9:-“That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved”
Psalm 37:39:-“But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble”
Psalm 62:1:-“Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation”
Psalm 3:8:-“Salvation belongeth unto the Lord: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah”
Acts 28:28:-“Be it known therefore unto you, that the salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles, and that they will hear it”
God Will Judge Us
There will be a final judgement at the second coming of Jesus and everyone will be judged by his works done on earth.
Hebrews 9:27:-“And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment”
1 Corinthians 4:4:-“For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord”
James 5:9:- “Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door”
Acts 10:42:- “And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead”
2 Corinthians 5:10:- “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad”