This is Steve with his Uncle Ken at the ole fishing hole behind Ken's house. At Stephen's funeral, Ken's wife Nancy commented about how Steve's favorite word was "awesome." Following is what she said.
When I think of Stephen, the words to the chorus "Our God is an Awesome God" come to mind:
Our God is an awesome God;
Stephen liked to say the word "awesome." So one day I wrote down some of the verses in the Bible that used the word "awesome" to refer to God and gave it to Stephen.
He reigns from heaven above.
With wisdom, power, and love
Our God is an awesome God!
- Deuteronomy 7:21, "... for the Lord your God, the great and awesome God, is among you."
- Psalm 65:5, "By awesome deeds in righteousness you will answer us, O God of our salvation ..."
- Psalm 68:35, "O God, You are more awesome than Your holy places."
- Psalm 99:2-3, "... He is high above all the peoples. Let them praise your great and awesome name ..."