Why the WORRYING Christian Should Understand the ASEITY of God
The Aseity of God is His unique attribute that means He exists OF and FROM Himself.
God doesn't depend on any outside cause or reason for His existence or purpose. He has within Himself His own reason and ability to exist.
That makes Him the absolute God among other gods!
He does not draw from any other energy. He is not a product of another's creation. He is sufficient in and of Himself. He is independent of anything outside of His being.
As created and fallen beings, it's hard to grasp that someone or something can exist on its own.
Our God was NEVER created. And the Creator is self-powering. He doesn't need to be plugged in to something or someone else to continue to exist or fulfill His purposes.
When humans understand and appreciate the fullness of God's aseity, we find our hope, purpose, cause, and sustenance for living.
Life takes a turn. We experience full joy and security whether we're up in the clouds or down in the pits of trials.
The Christian knows that in God, all are safe. We are secure even though the future remains uncertain.
"7 But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that the extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us.
8 We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair;
9 we are persecuted, but not abandoned; we are knocked down, but not destroyed,"
Respond to God's Aseity by Worshipping
Our Father is no small god. He is awesome, magnificent, powerful, and so much more. IN EVERY WAY. Give Him your humble worship.
Thank. Praise. Be amazed and enjoy your God. Because The Great I AM wants us to call Him, "Abba, Father."
Respond to God's Aseity by Trusting
It's always hard to trust when things are not going smoothly. When you don't know what lies ahead. When money is tight. When your body is weak and old. When relationships are disconnected by conflicts and misunderstanding. When goals are not panning out as planned.
But God remains faithful. And He is always out for our ultimate best. There is never a guarantee that we will be rich in this world. God did not promise material and social success for us.
But He did promise spiritual abundance and the greatest riches in the coming Kingdom.
And He also promised that He will never leave us. And that in the end, He will work everything out for good.
So in every sweet blessing and success, thank and praise. In every setback, trust and work hard.
And at all times, be content. Above all, desire to please and make Him proud of the way you live, because as Acts 17:28 clearly puts,
"..In Him we live and move and have our being...We are His offspring."