posted on Dec, 6 2012 @ 11:11 PM
Originally posted by EllaMarina
I offer that a true force of love, personified or not, wouldn't be concerned with power and glory.
Nor would it work through threats. Fear earns power, and displays of strength earn praise. Love is never, ever required from either side in an
arrangement like this.
They've taken the quiet, humble Source and perverted it into the image of something that doesn't need love to operate in the world!
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power. -1 Corinthians 4:20
I think that God concerns himself with ALL THINGS and wants us to be concerned with all things as well, that includes both power and glory.
"But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to
you." -John 14:26
There is a difference between a threat and a promise. Control and influence are two sides of the same coin.
To assume that God is ONLY quiet and humble is to put God in a box, to limit his capabilities, people can't see the forrest for the trees, his voice
is like a raging river, his tongue like a double edged sword, his anger is fierce, he mocks those who mock him, he does whatever he wants.
"Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? Or do you begrudge my generosity?’ -Matthew 20:15
It pleased him to prove to Satan that Job was righteous. One ought to be careful what they say about God.
"So now take seven bulls and seven rams and go to my servant Job and sacrifice a burnt offering for yourselves. My servant Job will pray for you, and
I will accept his prayer and not deal with you according to your folly. You have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job has." -Job 42:8
Job 2:9-10 His wife said to him, "Are you still holding on to your integrity? Curse God and die!" But Job replied, "You talk like a foolish woman.
Should we accept only good things from the hand of God and never anything bad?" So in all this, Job said nothing wrong.