God or god
by Jide Oboise
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For those who are religious, those that have a faith and believe in a God (or god?), a question or shall I say, “IS IT A QUESTION OF SEMANTICS?”
We shall SOON find out! Soonest or better said, sooner than later.
The dictionary meaning of God:
God : the perfect and all-powerful spirit or being that is worshipped, capitalized : the supreme or ultimate reality: the Being perfect in power, wisdom, and goodness who is worshipped as creator and ruler of the universe
The ONE Supreme Being, the creator and ruler of the universe.
The dictionary meaning of god:
A being or object believed to have more than natural attributes and powers and to require human worship; specifically : one controlling a particular aspect or part of reality; a PERSON or THING of supreme value
a. one of several immortal powers, esp. one with male attributes, presiding over some portion of worldly affairs; deity.
b. the image of such a deity; idol.
*(lowercase ) one of several deities, especially a male deity, presiding over some portion of worldly affairs.
* (often lowercase) a supreme being according to some particular conception: the god of mercy.
The Bible description of God:
The Most High God(El Elyon) Psalm 57:2, Genesis 14:22
Genesis 1:1 it refers to the Trinity for ELHOIM is plural and says “In the beginning God [ELOHIM] created the heavens and the earth.” When God created mankind, He said “Let Us make man in Our own image (three in one just as man who is created in His image is BODY, SOUL and SPIRIT).Indivisible three.
I AM HE WHO IS” (EX 3:14)…. God told Moses to tell them, “I AM that I AM” or I am the Self-Existent, Uncreated One meaning that “I have always been and will always be.”
Romans 5:1… Rom 8:1, the LORD IS PEACE for those who are His own; otherwise He is opposed to you (James 4:6) and YOU HAVE YOUR PLACE IN THE LAKE OF FIRE- .Revelation 21:8
Jehovah Rohi …John 10:3-4
The Lord is my Shepherd(Psalm 23).
Genesis 22:14…And Abraham called the place”The-Lord-Will-Provide” ’JEHOVAH JIREH’ as it is said to this day, In the Mount of the Lord it shall be provided.”
El shaddai … God Almighty.
Exodus 6:2-3, Job, Deuteronomy 6:4, Genesis 17:1, Numbers 24:4,16
Lord God Almighty… Genesis 48:3, 17:1
The Lord My Banner
Adonai Exodus 20:7
The Hebrew name ADONAI in English means Lord or Master. It describes the Lordship of God over us as individuals. Adonai in the Hebrew means master, steward, overseer, or Lord.
The Lord That Heals
The Bible description of god… Matthew 6:21:
“You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.
1 Corinthians 10:14
•Worship of elements , the firmaments (like the moon and the sun)
• The beast Revelations 13:15-17
Exodus 20:5 - Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
• Deuteronomy 12:20
• Exodus 23:24
- .Revelation 21:8
8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and IDOLATERS, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death
6 And he said unto me, It is done. I AM THE ALPHA and the OMEGA, the BEGINNING and the END. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
Matthew 4:8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
10 Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him ONLY shalt thou serve.
THE Supreme Being is worthy of WORSHIP because HE is plausible, not prone to human flaws, also because HE is IMMORTAL unlike mortals; why then do some mortals reduce themselves UNQUESTIONINGLY to bowing to what is LESS than them? –Revelation 19:10; 22:9
Food for thought: Why would mortals revere and worship what is prone to flaws like them and or are mere mortals like them, unprincipled, imperfect and in many cases VERY wicked, ‘demanding’ blood of mortals to appease their erratic emotions! This refers to the frenzied adoration of ANYTHING or ANYONE that is less than PERFECT!
Which one do you pay obeisance to, God or god?
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