In Genesis 17:1 God said: ‘’—-I am the Almighty God, walk before me and be blameless’’.
This instruction was given to Abram and by extension to us, children of God for our own good but somehow, it appears to me as if many of us are finding it rather hard to comply with it. This probably, may be because we are yet to fully grapple with who He is and what He can accomplish in our lives. It is because of this, that I want to shed more light on His great might today. But first of all, let us first look at the words MIGHTY and ALMIGHTY more closely.
A person is said to be MIGHTY if he or she is strong or very outstanding in a particular field of human endeavour and the world is/was full of such people. Good examples include Nelson Mandela in the field of Human Rights and Human Dignity, William Shakespeare in Literature, Isaac Newton in Physics, Michael Faraday in Chemistry, Pythagoras in Mathematics, Ronald Ross in Medicine, Lord Denning in Law, Adam Smith in Economics, Mohammed Ali in Sports etc. No doubt they are/were mighty men in their own rights. However, one thing is common to them; each of them is/was mighty in one field only. That means they are/ were limited.
But God is not limited because He is MIGHTY in ALL fields put together hence His designation; ALMIGHTY. For example, He is mighty in Medicine. Remember that He performed the first surgical operation in history (Genesis 2:21) and He is capable of healing all kinds of diseases (Exodus 15:26). He is also mighty in Law (He gave the Ten Commandments (Deuteronomy 5:6-22) which form the basis of all earthly laws). He is equally mighty in Engineering (He created this intricate universe of ours (Genesis 1:1), Agriculture (He owns all the cattle on a thousand hills (Psalm 50:10), Military (He is mighty in battle (Psalm 24:8) etc. You can see clearly that God is mighty in all fields; a feat that no one living or dead can boast of. He is truly MIGHTY!
This same God is telling you to walk before Him blameless. Listen, if you obey His instructions, you will do well in life (Deuteronomy 5:29). Thank goodness that the bible is full of His instructions but it is your responsibility to pinpoint them. For example, in Matthew 22:37-39, Jesus Christ instructed us to love God and our neighbours passionately. If you love your neighbours for instance, you will not steal from them; you will not covet their spouses; you will not harm or kill them etc. And if you love God along side then, you will surely walk before Him blameless.
However, let me reiterate here that compliance with His instructions cannot be easy since we are just mortals full of sins. That is why we need Jesus Christ to assist us. Have you accepted Him into your life as your personal Lord and Saviour; that is, are you born again? If you aren’t, please do so without delay. It is after scaling over this harmless but very important hurdle that you can aspire to walk before God blameless (Philippians 4:13) and blessed. Please remember that ‘’If you are willing and obedient, You shall eat the good of the land’’ (Isaiah 1:19). May your obedience be fully rewarded by God and may your joy be full all the days of your life in Jesus name. Amen.
Jesus is Lord!