Sunday, February 18, 2007

the verbs of God...

When God’s name is mentioned in Scripture, a verb is usually somewhere nearby.

God answers, bestows, blesses, blots, calls, cares, cleanses, clothes, comforts, corrects, counsels, covers, cuts off, delights, delivers, detests, disciplines, encourages, fills, forgives, gathers, gives, guards, guides, heals, hears, helps, holds, increases, keeps, knows, leads, lifts, listens, loves, opens, pours, protects, preserves, provides, purifies, rejoices, rejuvenates, remembers, rescues, restores, rewards, satisfies, saves, speaks, strengthens, sustains, teaches, upholds, watches, works, and wounds.

Our God is fully alive. He is ever-present. He is ever-active. He is ever-involved. Margaret Feinberg, Organic God (Zondervan, 2007)


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