ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

God is BIG

Updated on March 1, 2013

Let's face it. God is BIG. He's not "big" like a Big Mac and He's not "big" like the mountains or the oceans or the plains. He's not "big" like the ocean liners, He's BIGGER. To put it into the superlative form, God is the BIGGEST THING IN THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE. I mean, He made the universe after all.

It's actually scary how big God is, but then again, the fear of the Lord is something we all need before we can truly understand Him. Basically, He could smite you where you sit right this very second with a lighting bolt if He really wanted to. He won't, don't worry, He loves you too much to do that! No matter what you've done you don't need to fear that, but you do need to have a healthy fear of Him. Picture this: There is a girl lying on a bed in a room. Water begins to slowly creep in on the floor. It envelopes the things on the floor, wrapping it's ever reaching arms around everything, filling every crevice, every inch, every space. The level of the water slowly, but surely rises. It's reached the bottom of the bed frame by now. The girl on the bed is asleep and unaware of the looming power beneath her. The water continues to rise, still ominously submerging the furniture in the room. It's halfway up the bed. Then, it spills over the top of the bed. The girl feels the cold, clear water touch her, she wakes up, but lies still. The water continues to rise until only her face sticks out. The water starts rising faster and faster, filling up more and more of the room. The girl is completely submerged now. She's holding her breath but she won't be able to hold it for long. As the weight and pressure of the water increases around her, fear begins to show on her face: she's drowning. She's being crushed by the power of the water, she can't breath, she can't think, it's all too overwhelming. She's clinging to the sheets, holding on for dear life! Then, all she can do is simply let go. She releases the sheets and slowly begins floating upward. As she floats, it's like a dream. She's nowhere but everywhere all at once. Finally, she breaks the surface of the water and takes a deep, life bringing breath. She floats on top of the water and looks around. Could it be possible that the thing that was so overwhelmingly powerful just moments before be holding her up in this very moment, keeping her safely out of danger?

I got that illustration from a very good video that was part of a series of videos illustrating how big God is. God is like the water. He is incredibly powerful. To experience His full power would be so overwhelming it would crush us. When we cling to the ways of this world as the girl held on to the bed, we're resisting to acknowledge God and his power as something that could save us. Once we let go of the petty things of this life, Gods power will begin to support us, save us and bring us life, unbelievable, awe inspiring life. You just have to let go.

Although God's power is big and scary at times, it's so comforting knowing that He's on our side. No matter what you go through, no matter what happens to you, God is and always will be bigger than your situation. There is NOTHING that is too big or too much for my God! He's bigger than your drama, He's bigger than your stress, He's bigger than your mistakes, He's the biggest thing out there and He's on your side! He loves YOU! Yes, you! He made you and wants a relationship with you! He loves you so much that He sent His son, HIS SON, to die for YOU! That's a BIG thing! Jesus came and died for us so we wouldn't have to experience God's power or His wrath in a negative way. Before Jesus came the Israelites were held directly responsible for their actions. God would punish them with disease, famine and war. Jesus changed all that. When Jesus came all of God's wrath was poured upon Him. There was so much wrath that the sky went completely black, yet Jesus stayed up on that cross. Jesus is God, part of the Trinity, so He had enough power to have the option of getting off the cross and not dealing with our crap, but instead He stuck it out because He loves us THAT much! That much love is no small thing. It's a big thing.

In one of the videos in this hub it talks about God being the God of angel armies. It goes, "I know who stands before me, I know who goes behind, the God of angel armies is always by my side. I know who reigns forever, He is a friend of mine, the God of angel armies is always by my side." That's really encouraging to think about. An army is a pretty big and powerful thing in and of itself, but when you really stop and think about an angel army, that get's trippy. Angels are super powerful and even more powerful when you get so many together you can't even count them all and God's in charge of all of them. That's HUGE. And the fact that that same God, who is commander and chief of the universe's biggest and most powerful, undefeated and unbeatable army, is a friend of mine... That feeling is indescribable. It makes me cry when I think about it. That a God so big and powerful could love me, just another person in my town, just another face in my state, just another statistic to the country, just another number to the world, just a speck living on a slightly bigger speck found inside of a slightly larger speck floating around in the speck we call a galaxy and that speck of a galaxy is part of an INFINITELY gigantic universe that we can't even imagine, me, He loves me. He loves you that much too, even though you're in the same size situation that I am. It doesn't matter if you're Justin Bieber or Obama even. You're on the same scale as everybody else and God is bigger than you, but He loves you. Even if you were the only person who believed in Him in the history of the entire world, He still would have sent His son to die for you and Jesus still would have gone through with it. God is BIG. His power is BIG. His love is BIG. And it's a BIG deal.

That's My King!

The God of Angel Armies

How He Loves


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)