God of Wonders
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Further Reflections on Scripture References
Genesis 1 and 2 are the primary references pointing to the creating work of God.
Psalm 104 supplements the perspective of Genesis 1 and 2.
Psalm 8 communicates some of the wonder and surprise expressed in this song.
When the Refrain declares “…the universe declares your majesty….”, we clearly hear Paul in Romans 1:20.
When the Refrain sings its “Hallelujah” to the Lord of heaven and earth, we hear echoes of Revelation 4 and 5.
Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References
This song weaves together thoughts about the nature of God, saying that the “universe declares your majesty.” Before singing this song, it is worth considering Belgic Confession, Article 1, which speaks of the nature of God: “eternal, incomprehensible, invisible, unchangeable, infinite, almighty; completely wise, just and good, and the overflowing source of all good.”
Article 2 speaks of how we learn of his wonders through the universe around us: “…since the universe is before our eyes like a beautiful book…”