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How big is God to you?
Do you really, truly see Him as all-knowing?
Can you wrap your brain around his omnipresence?
If we’re going to be honest, I think a lot of us (myself included) put God in a box. Not necessarily purposefully. Our limited minds struggle to grasp the unlimitedness of God.
When the opportunity came up recently to review Jen Wilkin’s book, None Like Him – 10 Ways God is Different From Us (and that’s a good thing), I eagerly said “yes!”
As we prepare to board an airplane later this month for a mission trip to Panama, I’ve been asking God to help me overcome my anxiety of flying.
God has used None Like Him (and many other scriptures and tools) to open my eyes to see I’ve been putting limits on Him. I’m working through the difference between faith and trust. I believe God is who He says He is, but do I trust Him completely?
If I really believe that He is:
Then getting on that airplane shouldn’t be the cause for so much worry and stress in my life.
Perhaps there’s something in your life you are struggling with and need a bigger picture of who God is.
As Jen Wilkin’s walks you through those 10 attributes of God, you’ll find your finite opinion of who God is and what He is capable of expands and with it comes a greater appreciation for who God is and what He is capable of.
While we can never fully grasp how big and how high our God is, we can examine the truths laid out for us in scripture and add that knowledge to our growing library of God.
None Like Him works well as a personal study book and as a group study.
There are 10 chapters, plus an introduction and conclusion. I would suggest taking the full 10 weeks to work through each chapter if you’re leading a small group.
Each chapter concludes with verses for meditation, four questions for reflection, and a prayer prompt.
Your group will have a rich discussion each week using those four questions. They are well-written, with a great amount of depth, reflection, and insight.
Jen Wilkin invites us to celebrate the freedom that comes when we rest in letting God be God.
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