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Job Has It Right About Almighty God

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Feb 2, 2010 at 12:19

"The god-praisers are a dishonest lot." Reaalllly?

In the above statement we see revealed an exquisitely human thought about something humans should be exquisitely careful about.

Go back to the second sentence of the first paragraph, and a better thought is expressed there than any of the other humanistic logic of every other sentence combined. Did you not read Job?

Not even in the Quran do we read of the omniscience, omnipotence, overruling and overpowering Being that IS Almighty God. Do we, as mere mortals, even have a clue as to the abject inferiority humanity finds itself in when attempting to embrace a miniscule speck of understanding Who Almighty God is? Be serious.

The second paragraph is more in tune with the modernistic rationale of, let us say Marx for this exposition, that it actually embraces the modern progressive mindset that would reduce the relevance of Almighty God for the lack of understanding Who He is and what HE does. Being Almighty God, should a fallible human being acknowledge that Almighty God knows everything, including the timing of His intervention? Would He not fail to be God if He did not know everything? And why, if He is Almighty God, even feel the need to answer to mere mortals?

Earlier, you had kind words about my faith in Almighty God through Jesus Christ; transitioning though from such a sentiment to the same humanist mentality that such faith invariably causes the unbelieving individual to try to undermine the value of the belief, that demeaning LORD's part in the relationship is necessary to salve the conscious that refuses to belief in like manner.

Going back a paragraph, we read, "And why, if He is Almighty God, even feel the need to answer to mere mortals?"

This I have already answered: because He loves us, has loved humanity from the beginning, and will love us even when He must, to be just, punish us for our indiscretions.

But in His grace, He has made the provision for sending us Jesus Christ, to take on the failed condition of our own humanity, and replaces it with His. Until that concept is recognized and accepted, believing in Jesus Christ as LORD, all other debate, such as your attempts to minimize who Almighty God is, becomes an affront to Him, and then you wonder why He does not respond to such disrespect. Be serious.

Get to know Him before trying to trivialize His love for you. Would you expect or accept any disrespect from someone like a family member who should be giving you honor instead?

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