God is…

 
The refrain for this reading can be interpreted many ways. You may want to play with doing it several ways throughout the reading. The idea behind it isn’t to make it sound like you are starting a sentence, (like the ellipses in the title would indicate) Instead you are stating a fact. GOD IS.

ONE: God is.

TWO: Deut. 4:24

the Lord your God is a consuming fire

THREE: Deut. 4:31

the Lord your God is a merciful God; he will not abandon or destroy you or forget the covenant with your forefathers, which he confirmed to them by oath.

FOUR: Deut. 7:9

Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commands.

TWO: God is

ONE: For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes. (Deut. 10:17)

THREE: my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior–(2 Samuel 22:3)

FOUR: "God is exalted in his power. Who is a teacher like him? (Job 36:22)

THREE: God is

TWO: The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. (Psalm 18:2)

FOUR: God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. [2] Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, [3] though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. (Psalm 46:1-3)

ONE: For God is the King of all the earth; sing to him a psalm of praise. (Psalm 47:7)

FOUR: God is

TWO: Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. (Psalm 62:8)

ONE: For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless. (Psalm 84:11)

THREE: The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing." (Zeph. 3:17)

ONE: God is

TWO: And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. (2 Cor. 9:8)

THREE: This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. (1 John 1:5)

FOUR: And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. (1 John 4:16)

All: God is