No One Like You
By: Kristen L. McNulty
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Today I was driving in my car, well correction, my sisters car and I was listening to some music from the David Crowder Band. Now while all of David Crowder's music is incredible, the song that really caught my attention is the one title: "No One Like You". Basically No One Like You is a declaration that no matter where we look, we're never going to find someone like our God. Let me read some of the lyrics:
"You are more beautiful
Than anyone ever
Everyday You're the same
You never change, no never.
And how could I ever deny
The love of my Saviour
You are to me everything
All I need forever.
Everywhere You are there
Earth or air surrounding
I'm not alone, the heavens sing along
My God You're so astounding.
How could You be so good to me.
Eternally I believe that
There is no one like You
There has never ever been anyone like You."
As I listened, ok and sang, this song one line stood out very powerfully to me. When singing: "There is no one like You [You being Jesus], There has never ever been anyone like You." I couldn't help but be caught up in what this declaration means and ultimately, the power that exists in that one statement.
Because when we come to the point in our lives when we realize that there is no one else like Jesus and we decide that He is all we want and need, we cause panic to break out in hell because satan knows the power that exists in a life that declares and lives out that statement.
Now I realize that there are probably a few people listening to this right now thinking "that sounds great, but how do I get to that point?" That's a good question and the answer all depends on who you're choosing to lift up in your life. You may go to church once a week and sing some songs about Jesus, but that's not the same as establishing Him as number one in your life.
That means picking up your Bible before turning on the tv. That means putting spending time with God in prayer before spending time with friends. That means worshipping Him on a daily basis, whether through word, art, or song. When you do that, one day you're going to wake up and realize that Jesus is your satisfaction and when that happens, things change.
Suddenly the world looks less appealing and sin leaves an awful taste in our mouth. And from there we're in the Word and we're hearing God speak to us. And then we're inspired to dream big and live bigger. And then before you know it, people around us start to notice that there's something different about is. And then from that the Kingdom starts growing and powerful things start happening and ultimately, Jesus is lifted up.
And it's not because of a song or words that left our mouths, it's because something changed in our hearts and from that, everything changed in our lives.
This devotional was aired as a part of the Making A Difference Christian Radio Show.