Misconceptions About God
- God is like a a mean old man.
- God is like a good ole boy.
- God is like a bellhop.
- God is whatever we want God to me.
The Problem With Misconceptions About God
How We Acquire Misconceptions About God
- We can't see God ./ Out of sight out of mind.
- We are rebellious.
- We project human nature onto God.
- People are biblically illiterate.
What Kind Of God Do We Need To Embrace
- A God who is absolutely sovereign.
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a throne, high and exalted, and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him were seraphs, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. 3 And they were calling to one another: “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory.” 4 At the sound of their voices the doorposts and thresholds shook and the temple was filled with smoke.
God will cause things to happen AND God will allow things to happen that further His agenda – for the world and his agenda for us
“Remember this, fix it in mind, take it to heart, you rebels. 9 Remember the former things, those of long ago; I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me. 10 I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say: My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please.
What Should We Do?
We need to slay the misconceptions of God we fashion in our minds and embrace the Sovereign God of the universe.