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I the LORD do not change. 


Malachi 3:6

 

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My God is Immutable (Unchanging).

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Which means: 


*He always has been and 

all that He has been and is,

He will be forever.


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Therefore, my God is always the same.


It says in  James 1:17:  


Every good and perfect gift is from above,

coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights,

who does not change like shifting shadows.


Plus in Hebrews 13:8:

 

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever. 

 

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The reality is that it is impossible for our God to change, for He is perfect. Therefore, the concept of a growing or developing God is not found in the Scriptures. He is not becoming, not growing, not developing. He has never lacked any knowledge, understanding, or wisdom. Nor is He experiencing fresh insight or new revelation.

 

For 


“As He was in the beginning, 

He is now, and ever shall be,


He is Called “The Eternal I Am”


As He says; 


“I am the Lord, I change not.”


Malachi 3:6

 

And whatever His attributes “were” in the past, they always will be, now and in the future.


Its like this:

 


Was He all-wise when He laid the foundations of the universe and

at that time was He all-powerful as He created the universe?                      

 

 Yes!

 

Well, He is still all-wise and all-powerful today.


For His power is inexhaustible, and

He has no less wisdom today than He had then.

 

The reality is that all His attributes are unchanging.

 

Concerning His Word, (the Holy Scriptures),

it says in Matthew 24:35:

 

        “…Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.”


This means all the promises within scripture are for me, for you, today, but also all the consequences for our disobedience are still very relevant to each of us today. 

Yet for me, I seem to be changing all the time. One day I feel strong in the Lord, and the next day, weak in my flesh. Or even from one hour to the next, my moods can change. I’ve even had times where one moment I felt close to our Lord, and the next I was lost in sin within my heart.  

I am learning to trust my Father God, to be safe with Him.


I know that:


                    “He is for me, not against me,”


Joshua 1:5

 

He is never moody or frustrated with me.   


He is always available to me.


I take comfort in knowing that He is unchanging and consistently loving towards me.


He has been patient with me and kind to me.


Our Identity as His Son

 

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Yet I have learned something new for me, something I never realized before.


As Graham Cooks says:


That He is always consistent in who He is,

yet unpredictable in His ways.


This means that I never know what He is going to do next!

 

Is He active in my life?                                                                                             Yes!

 

Do I know who He is?                                                                                          Yes!             

(I am always learning regarding this thought).

 

Do I know what He is going to do next?                                                         No!

 

Therefore, I know that He is consistent in who He is, 

yet I can never figure out how He will do something

or even what He will do next.

 

So, I take comfort in His unchanging consistency.

Yet, He always surprises me in the ways He moves in my life.

 

I know this, 

He never changes and He will always be my everlasting, eternal, unchanging Father God.


My Father God, He is Majestic!


My Lord Jesus, He is my Anchor, my Rock and He is Awesome!

 

My Holy Spirit, is Amazing!

 

My God is my Unchanging God!


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*Greg Wiley,  from his book   

 Beholding the Beauty of God”

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