Infinite Holy Almighty God

A respected friend asked me, “are we growing or spreading our wings rather than unlearning,” regarding my last post. She reminded me that our spiritual life is a journey that’s a long-term process. Then she asked, “Will we ever know Truth until rigor mortis sets in?”

I explained, “The term ‘unlearning’ reflects my feelings when I experience an awakening to something I perceive one way and then become aware it’s more or discover that reality is vastly different.”

I used an illustration of an Indian parable depicting blind men and an elephant. In context, I intended for it to be a graphic metaphor for my unlearning. For example, I’m like a blind person feeling the tail of an elephant and thinking an elephant is like a rope; when my eyes are opened [to the truth of God], I see an elephant [God] is nothing like a rope, the tail is a bit but not the entirety of the elephant [God].

While I pondered and reflected on A.W. Tozer’s views in his book The Attributes of God, I wrote the following poem focusing on five of ten attributes he expounded on in volume one.

He and Me

He—infinite Creator of all.
    Your greatness is unsearchable,
    the highest heavens cannot contain You,
    and Your understanding is inscrutable.

Me—a finite creature so small.

He—blameless, upright, worthy, and good.
    You alone, God, are good,
    the One who is pure light
    in whom darkness does not exist.

Me—marred by detestable sin.

He—unitary, unbiased being is justice.
    You, LORD, love justice and
    together with righteousness
    made the foundation of Your throne.

Me—deserving no merit for treason against Him.

He—kind approachable King, God of all grace.
    You are gracious to the humble,
    bestowing forgiveness in the Beloved One,
    the gift of salvation through Jesus Christ.

Me—selfish reproachable fool a benefactor of thee.

He—majestic holy incomparable perfect.
    You, heavenly Father, are perfect,
    as are Your law, works, and way.

Me—corrupted immoral broken within.
    But let us be glad and rejoice,
    praise our Lord God,
    the Almighty reigns!

Hallelujah! I’m forgiven, pardoned, and freed!

© Manette Kay

Scripture References:
Infinite stanza: Isaiah 40:28; Psalm 145:3; 2 Chronicles 2:5-6; Isaiah 40:28
Goodness stanza: Psalm 119:68; Luke 18:19; 1 John 1:5
Justice stanza: Deuteronomy 32:4; Isaiah 61:8; Psalm 89:14
Grace stanza: 1 Peter 5:10; Proverbs 3:34; Ephesians 1:6-7; John 1:16-17
Perfect stanza: Psalm 86:8; Matthew 5:48; Psalm 19:7; Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalm 18:30
Final “Me” stanza: Revelation 19:5-7

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I am a follower of Jesus Christ, grandmother, great-grandmother, foster care parent, and trauma survivor. I enjoy sipping tea, writing devotionals, prayers, short stories, and unburdening my heart to the Lord. Check the About page if you want to read more of my story.

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13 thoughts on “Infinite Holy Almighty God

    1. Thank you, for that bit of info, Alan. I always wondered if anyone even looked at Scriptural references. I usually type passages within my post but due to the quantity this time I only included the references. May Yehovah bless you and reveal himself in all fullness.

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    1. That’s a great one. “The Pursuit of God” was my introduction to A.W. Tozer and I followed it with “The Knowledge of the Holy”.
      I’m loving the “The Attributes of God” it is a compilation of his sermons or magazine articles published after his death.


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