Yes, absolutely. The names of God, including the names that God Himself revealed, are intended for man and are expressed in human language. All of the Lord’s names are sacred and remind us of Him.
I pulled out a pen and tore off a fresh sheet of paper. I numbered the page and titled my list “The Last Two Weeks” and then I furiously began writing. My husband leaned over in the middle of church and whispered, “What are you doing?”
Abraham was minding his business when God came to test him. Abraham must have positioned himself strategically to a great extent that out of all the inhabitants of the land, it was him that God paid a visit.
It is important to give kids positive reminders about placing God first and foremost in their lives. It’s easy to be distracted and misguided, but it’s also easily helpful to provide visuals that point back to the Lord.
I attended the Brian McLaren conference at George Mason University in October, having enjoyed his book “Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha and Mohammed Cross the Road.” I have heard Brian McLaren’s “talks” at various events in the past,
The elder said to me, “It feels like the church is in exile, like ancient Israel, away from home and in a foreign land.” “Sydney” is an amazing elder, a professional mother of two great young kids, extremely well educated and remarkably committed to her church.