Isaiah 45:5 I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me.
Insight and Highlight
God is all-powerful, no god of this world can stand before Him.
Psalm 86:8 Among the gods, there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.
Not everybody accepts God's supremacy and sovereignty. Many believe He has rivals, some even trust in sources other than God.
Most who boast of other gods over God have not really seen God's power, especially His fierce indignation.
Like most people and nations, the Egyptians have gods for virtually all things. The sun, the moon, fertility, river, crops, etc all have gods. They rely on these gods.
Exd 7:15 says of Pharaoh "..... in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the water; ....". This suggests one of his early rituals at the river (presumably the Nile). While children of God pray in the morning, people whose hearts are in rebellion against God wake up to fetish consultations with their gods.
Pharaoh, who will not allow Israel to go because he knew not God, by God's mighty hands bowed to Moses' mandate to bow to God. The Israelites were made free, Exd 12:51.
Is there anyone undermining your God? Pray God to show him His power.
God is ever willing to show your Pharaoh His supremacy!
Anyone who dares God does not always go free without seeing God exhibiting His power and justice, Exd 9:14, Rom 9:16.
No god, nobody can stand in the way of God!
Any act of human defiance will eventually enhance God's glory.
Nebuchadnezzar's reign of disobedience was punished by God.
The king had this to say afterward, Daniel 4: 37 Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.
Call to Word action
Psalm 76:10 Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
The Christian clarion duty
We must earnestly pray to God to show His power to those who equal themselves with Him.
By His righteous judgment, they will know God has no equal.
Jer 10:6 Forasmuch as there is none like unto thee, O LORD; thou art great, and thy name is great in might.
Lord show forth Your greatness over all idols and enemies who have set against me, in Jesus name.
Good morning and have a blessed day today.
God bless you.