God Most High, God Most Holy

—he who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone has immortality, who dwells in unapproachable light, whom no one has ever seen or can see. To him be honor and eternal dominion. Amen. (1 Timothy 6:15, 16 ESV) In his Chronicles of Narnia series, C.S. Lewis described Aslan the Lion as being kind, patient, and compassionate; yet wild, untamed, and fierce. To describe God as a close Friend or a loving Father is entirely accurate, yet entirely insufficient. My awareness of the nearness… Read More

Faithful, but Fierce

Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations, (Deuteronomy 7:9 ESV) The God I serve is a faithful God. He keeps His word. He fulfills His promises. He is gracious and kind, benevolent and merciful. There is no god like God. Generation after generation has benefited from His covenant love. But, make no mistake, the same covenant love that is described as faithful is also fierce. God is not… Read More