If a complete stranger asked if he could borrow your car for a few hours, you’d probably say no. But you would surely say yes if a close friend made the same request. We can only put our full trust in someone we’ve come to know well. That’s one reason why the study of God’s attributes is vitally important to the believer. To know Him is to trust Him. To know Him is to worship Him.
Although we can learn much by studying each of His qualities, don’t expect them all to fit together easily as if you’re piecing together a puzzle. Does God’s love fit easily next to His wrath? Does His justice fit nicely with His grace? Never cease learning more about our exalted, mighty God; just leave room for mysterious words like unsearchable and unfathomable.
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If you struggle with trusting people, you may hesitate to trust God also. But the benefits of trying make it worth taking that leap.
We've all gone through times in our lives that don't make sense to us—when God doesn't seem to have a plan in operation. Greg Smith reminds us of times in Scripture where events seemed to be happening outside of God's control. But, of course, God was working His will behind the scenes the whole time. Greg gives three...