Where to file “God-in-a-box” theology

One dies in full prosperity being wholly at ease and secure, his body full of fat and the marrow of his bones moist. Another dies in bitterness of soul, never having tasted of good. They lie down alike in the dust, and the worms cover them.” (Job 21:22-26) Ray Stedman, in a sermon, “Why Doesn’t … More Where to file “God-in-a-box” theology

Uncontainable God!

1 Kings 8:27 “But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain you; how much less this house that I have built!” Solomon makes this amazing statement as he is dedicating a house he built to be a place where God’s presence would dwell in Israel. Even though … More Uncontainable God!

God in a box?

Job’s friends have theories about God.  They think they understand God.  But these theories can’t explain the reality of  Job’s situation. These theories attempt to place God in a box, to reduce God to someone they can control. But in Job 12, it is clear that God cannot be managed. “To God belong wisdom and power; counsel … More God in a box?