“When the people heard the thunder and the loud blast of the
ram’s horn, and when they saw the flashes of lightning and the smoke billowing
from the mountain, they stood at a distance, trembling with fear.” Exodus 20:18
the horn blowing from the heavens? No trumpeter to see. No horn to gaze on.
Just a holy blast.
thunder that surpassed a mighty roar.
garage door was up and I opened the kitchen door to hit the button and let it
down, but the second I swung it wide, thunder cracked and lightning struck the
ground ten feet away. Pink and purple sparks flew like fireworks and the house
across the street lost power.
never struck so hard and close that my chest shivered. It terrified me so much,
I shrieked and ran.
trembling with fear at the foot of the mountain.
could relay God’s word to them but they would not get closer.
God is awesome. He is holy.
And our first reaction is to run as far away as we
can. We are sinful. The wages of sin is death. And we are to fear a holy God.
so that when the awesomeness and holiness of God thunders, we bow. We fear, but
not in a dreadful manner. But with deep respect. We don’t run.
safe. Thanks to Jesus. Thanks to His righteousness covering us.
that everyone who believes in him may be right with God.” Romans 10:4 NCV
thunder. Brilliant strokes of lightning.
Walker-Smith with Jesus Culture. Take a few minutes and feel the holiness of
Tremble at it.