The Lord Is Present Everywhere

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A hymn on the omnipresence of God from the series of hymns titled "The Lord Is"


The Lord is present ev’rywhere, in all of His creation,
From heaven's glorious heights above unto the earth's foundation.
Distinct from His domain,
He cannot be contained,
Yet in it He remains
To care and to sustain;
None can escape His presence.

The Lord has come in Jesus Christ to grant His loving presence
To rebels who should only know His just and holy vengeance.
His love and wrath are shown
In Christ who died alone
That they, set free from fear,
In Him may now draw near
And dwell with God forever.

The Lord will be our dwelling place in ev'ry generation.
He sends His Spirit to indwell His own from ev'ry nation.
In grief and loneliness,
The Lord is near to bless;
No depth or height above
Can keep us from His love.
Come worship in His presence!

By Eric Schumacher & David L. Ward
© 2010

Scripture References

Reference format: A.B.C where A = Hymn number, B = Stanza number, C = Line number
6.1.1 Jeremiah 23:24 "Can a man hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? declares the LORD. Do I not fill heaven and earth? declares the LORD."
6.1.2 Psalm 139:7-8 "Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence? If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there!"
6.1.3 Genesis 1:1 "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth."
6.1.4 1 Kings 8:27 "The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you."
6.1.5-6 Psalm 104:27-30 "[Your creatures] all look to you, to give them their food in due season. When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things. When you hide your face, they are dismayed; when you take away their breath, they die and return to their dust. When you send forth your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the ground."
6.1.7 Psalm 139:7 "Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence?"
6.2.1 John 1:14 "And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth."
6.2.2 Revelation 22:8 "Behold, I [Jesus] am coming soon, bringing my recompense with me, to repay everyone for what he has done."
6.2.3 1 John 4:9-10 "In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins."
6.2.4 Matthew 27:46 "And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, ... 'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?'"
6.2.5 Hebrews 2:14-15 "[Jesus] himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery."
6.2.6 Hebrews 7:25 "[Jesus] is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him"
6.2.7 Revelation 21:3 "Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man" Revelation 22:5 "The Lord God will be their light, and they will reign forever and ever."
6.3.1 Psalm 90:1 "Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations."
6.3.2a John 14:17 "The Spirit of truth ... dwells with you and will be in you."
6.3.2b Revelation 5:9 "By your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation"
6.3.3-4 Psalm 34:18 "The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit."
6.3.5-6 Romans 8:38-39 "Neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord."
6.3.7 Psalm 95:6 "Oh come, let us worship and bow down;let us kneel before the LORD, our Maker!"


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