God in a box

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God does not belong in a box. He has never lived in a box nor will he ever be in a box. He is the infinite great I AM! It is time to stop focusing so much attention on yourself and other people. Have you considered the attributes of a holy God.

1. Limitless
2. Eternal (without beginning or end)
3. Majestic
4. Goodness
5. Justice
6. Mercy
7. Grace
8. Omnipresence (God is all-present or everywhere)
9. Omniscience (absolute knowledge)
10. Omnipotence (God is all-powerful)
11. Holiness (overwhelming, crushing, consuming fire)
12. Perfection

And yet this view is incomplete. Our distorted perspective gives us a false sense of security, a skewed view of the true state of ourselves and Yahweh. When we trivialize God by failing to recognize who he is and then fail further by not accounting for our ignorance, then we find ourselves inexplicably in a constant state of blindness. We are blind to our ineptness to see God for who he truly is, and our destructive darkness reveals our total lack of honor to the One who transcends all boundaries. We make God who we want him to be, and we put him in a box for our comfort and control.

Then Job answered the Lord and said: “I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted. ‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’ Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know. ‘Hear, and I will speak; I will question you, and you make it known to me.’ I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you; therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes.” Job 42:1-6

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