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April 12, 2013

Midnight Crier

I was on Facebook recently and a post came across that said, “Repost if you believe in God, and in two minutes he will do you a huge favor.”

I think it’s a little absurd and dangerous to speak on God’s behalf, in such a cavalier way, and obligate him to dole out favors. Too often, I think, we fail to understand God’s greatness and His sovereignty, and we assert too many liberties with His patience and grace.

Here’s a short list, from the Bible, of the names and attributes that are associated with God/Christ:

Love, Lord, Sovereign, Master, Owner,

Eternal, I Am, Strength, Supreme, Our Healer,

Our Physician, Refuge, Lord of Hosts, Gracious, Savior,

God with Us, King of Kings, Lord of Lords, Messiah, Teacher,

High Priest, Advocate, Alpha & Omega, Counselor, Mighty God,

Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace, The Way, The Door, The Truth,

The Life, Faithful and…

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