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Tag: What God is Like

These articles describe what the Bible teaches about God, His character and attributes.

God is Great, God is Good

Christian, tell me why do you teach your children to pray “God is great, God is good”? Looking at the chaos in the world, it doesn’t seem like the work of a great, good God.

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So Much More

Christian, tell me why do you think that Christianity is so much more than all of the world’s other religions?

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Rock of Ages

Christian, tell me why do you refer to God as a rock? You sing songs like “Rock of Ages” and “On Christ, the Solid Rock”. What do you mean by those?

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Love Your Enemies

Christian, tell me why didn’t Jesus hate the people who rejected and crucified him? If he is God, he should have just hurled lightning bolts and destroyed them!

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A Terrifying God

Christian, tell me why does Hebrews 10 say that “It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.”?

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Will of God

Christian, tell me why do you talk about the “will” of God? Why do you pray “Thy will be done”, or say “God willing…”?

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Covenant

Christian, tell me why do you talk about “covenants”? What does that mean, and why is it important to you?

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Bloodthirsty God?

Christian, tell me why do you worship such a bloodthirsty God, who is always sending fire and brimstone onto anyone who offends him?

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Intimacy of God

Christian, tell me why do you think that God is close to us? You talk about how big and holy and majestic He is. Isn’t it contradicting yourself to say that He is also close by each individual person?

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Names of God

Christian, tell me why is God called by so many names? God, Father, Lord, lots of different Hebrew words. Why not pick one and stick with it?

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Jealous God

Christian, tell me why does the Bible say that God is “jealous”? Isn’t jealousy a bad thing?

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Incredible

I have always found it easier to accept God’s infinite power than His infinite love. Power is obvious in Creation. But love? That seems too good to be true, but the Bible insists that it IS true. This prayer is my response of praise to Him.

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Trinity and Incarnation

Christian, tell me why you refer to “Father, Son, and Holy Spirit”, yet still say that there is only one God? Why do you say that Jesus is the Son of God, but you also say that He is God Himself? Why don’t you make up your mind?!

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Infinitely Valuable

Christian, tell me why you think that everyone is “infinitely valuable”? Some contribute much more to the world than others!

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Un-created God

Christian, tell me why you say everything must have had a Creator, yet God is eternal and un-created? Aren’t you breaking your own rules?

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Choice

Christian, tell me why God even bothers to give us a choice? Why not create us incapable of disobedience? Why not make Himself so obvious that everyone would automatically obey? And why, if He gives a choice, does He make it so terrible to choose incorrectly?

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Perfection

Christian, tell me why only perfection is acceptable to God? Why will He send even a good person to Hell for one little sin? Why can’t He understand that we’re only human?

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