How many times have we heard someone use the name of Jesus to end a prayer. The thought seems to be that if we close the prayer with “In Jesus Name”, that somehow will make God listen better and make him respond to us. But is that how it works? more to come.
Words and labels meanings. What you give something a label, you label it according to what it is or what it does. For example, a tool that is used to drive screws into wood is called a "screwdriver". In another example, in years long ago a person who made pottery was called a potter.
However, when something is personafied, then the meaning is often disregarded. Let us take a look at the word "Spirit". Putting any form of personification aside, let's look at what the word actually means.
One of the first things that we have to realize is that God is what he is no matter what we think about him. The reality of God is independent of what we might think about him.
Much of theology seems so complex and hard to understand. Is God supposed to be hard to understand? Is there a way to make it simple?
"I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity."
There are some things that confuse me.
It has been said that God is all and
How much of everything is ALL?
Eph 4:6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.
Let's start with God. He created ALL things. He holds them all together by his might hand. He set the heavens in place