'God’s Attributes' Tagged Posts

'God’s Attributes' Tagged Posts

RC Students-Wiki God: The Pollster God

Our culture is full of many different kinds of polls. In order to best get data, a pollster will gather and organize people’s opinions. “Due to their research, they can take a cross-section of society, ask pertinent questions, and provide the rest of the culture with information regarding the leaning of the majority of people polled. In light of this information, many people will acknowledge the trends, adjust their thinking, and align their methods with popular opinion.” (Agnew)  When this…

RC Students – Wiki God: The Undergraduate God

Many of our high school graduates will begin their college or professional careers upon graduation. They will learn new concepts and skills as they attain knowledge and skills to advance them in their work. In fact, students and professionals will learn quickly that “many lines of work expect ongoing education and occasional recertification.” (Agnew)  To their surprise, ongoing learning will be essential for any worker to keep up with technology and any educational revisions within our society. Travis Agnew says,…

RC Students- Wiki God: The Updated God

Our society is ever-changing, ever-revising, and constantly updating its digital world. “Every groundbreaking technological gadget is obsolete within a few mere months due to ever changing upgrades.” (Agnew)  At one point, our technology was efficient and sufficient, and did not require any kind of update. Over time, however, most things do need to be revised or updated. For example, “Books require revisions, software require updates, devices require enhancements, homes require renovations, and standards require amendments. We live in a world…

RC Students-Wiki God: The Video Screen God

Travis Agnew’s book Wiki God: The Dangerous Editable Deity is extremely helpful to our recent study of God’s attributes. This week we learn about “the video screen God.” Many of us are accustomed to what is called “screen time.” We spend hours on our “screens” (phones, iPads, kindle, etc.) either searching, following people, scrolling through pictures, and the list goes on and on. The convenience of “looking things up” are right at our fingertips. Travis Agnew writes, “From the comfortable…

RC Students-Wiki God: Needy God

Travis Agnew’s book Wiki God: The Dangerous Editable Deity is extremely helpful to our recent study of God’s attributes. This week we will study what Travis explains as the “needy” God. Have you, or someone you know, ever thought of God as “needy”? For example, some people may think that God is lonely, therefore, we must spend time with him to make sure He feels that we care.  In light of that, some may even believe that God created humanity…

RC Students – Wiki God: Editing God

Wiki God Travis Agnew’s book Wiki God: The Dangerous Editable Deity is extremely helpful to our recent study of God’s attributes. In his book, Travis Agnew addresses God’s attributes and explains how they have been “edited” to fit what society believes about God. One may ask, “Why is it called Wiki God?” In the first chapter of the book Agnew explains his reasons for its naming. He writes, “Wiki is a type of website that allows collaborative editing of its…

RC Students- God’s Attributes

The attributes of God are extremely important and reveal much about God. As we have discussed in the past few weeks, God’s attributes help us know Him better. In fact, there are certain characteristics that help us understand who He is. For example, the Bible uses many terms such as love, holiness, knowledge, grace, and eternity to describe God.  Erik Thoennes says, “His attributes are his essential characteristics that make him who he is.” God is love, holy, righteous, judge,…

RC Students- How God Is Revealed Through Names

God has revealed Himself primarily in four overlapping ways: 1) actions; 2)names; 3) images; and 4) attributes. This week our students will survey some of God’s names. Names in general are ways to identify people, characteristics, and give meaning. In like fashion, God’s names are vitally important because it describes Him in greater depth and in various ways. How God refers to Himself is very important. “God offers his name as a personal introduction and as a window into his…