Your theology really matters. Yesterday we raised the question that Moses asked children of Israel, is the Lord among us or not? Do you really believe that God is living in this world that he is a true God, a living God and that he is present in our lives?
Here’s another important question we need to answer. And that’s found in Isaiah chapter 44, verse eight. Fear not, nor be afraid, have I not told you from old and declared it? And you are my witnesses. Is there a god besides me? There is no rock. I know not any.
The Lord makes it very clear that he doesn’t know of any other god, but he’s asking his people. What do you think? Is there a god besides me? First of all, we need to understand there is one God, that God is revealed to us in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. But we hold dearly to the doctrine that there is one God and one God, only.
Many in the world today think that there are many gods, and you simply need to find your own god, and it will be sufficient, but they’re not gods. They’re false gods. And the problem is it genders a false hope. There’s only one God. And that may sound narrow, to the thinking of our culture today. But we need to hold on to the biblical teaching, that God is one God.
One other aspect of this, I’d like to emphasize today is this. And that is that sometimes even though we don’t call them gods, we can make gods out of things. Is there another god in my life, something that I’m putting before God, even sometimes I can make a god of myself?
But God wants us to know that only he is worthy of our worship and our service. Only He is worthy of our hope, and confidence.
And so today, your theology needs to address the question. Is there any god besides God, theoretically, or practically in your life? live it out as if there is indeed only one God.