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Seeds of the Kingdom

Beyond Comprehension!

by Peter Horrobin

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
Psalm 103:11-12, NIV

I don’t think the Psalmist could have had any idea of the significance of what he was writing in these amazing words. All he could do was see the stars in the sky, without having any idea as to how far they were away, or, much more significantly, without any understanding of the fact that there is no limit to space beyond the stars. Without realising it he was saying that there is no limit to the love of God!

Then as far as the points of the compass are concerned, the north pole and the south pole are specific points on the surface of the earth. The distance between them is measurable. But not so, the east and the west! The distance between them is infinite. What an incredible picture of what God, in His love and mercy has done for us - he has removed our sins an immeasurable and infinite distance from us!

There is no limit to the love of God and no way for forgiven sins ever to catch up with us. God has dealt with them for all of time and all of eternity. I just love the Gospel message that is so dramatically illustrated by God’s creation.

Next time you look at the stars or fly round the world in a plane - just take a few minutes to marvel at our amazing God. He’s out of this world!!

Prayer: Thank you, Lord, for all that you have done for me – for showing me such love and for dealing with my sin so comprehensively. You are amazing! In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Peter Horrobin is the Founding and International Director of Ellel Ministries. The work was originally established in 1986 as a ministry of healing in the north-west of England, but today the work has spread round the world, with Ellel Centres in over thirty nations. Peter has been doing lots of writing recently, including the "Journey to Life" series which can be purchased online at


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