God Is Fully Aware
And Personally Responsive
Every Bible-believing system I know of refers to God as Personal.
But then, after saying that, these same systems suggest things that defy the concept, like God doesn’t hear the prayers of sinners.
Begs the question. Several actually.
What do they really mean by Personal? Or better yet, what impact would Personal have on beliefs about God if taken to the logical end? The answer is profound.
Let me explain.
Whatever is done Personally is done in person, by a person, and for a person. It’s relational.
Saying God is Personal means He acts as a person and relates to people individually. He hears individual prayers. He saves individuals. He isn’t relationally challenged.
Tell me. Has God ever sent a message His Spirit didn’t personally infuse?
God’s blessing on any nation, culture, or geographical area is largely based on His relationship with the individuals. In other words, God is God to the whole group one person at a time.
Generally, everyone agrees with that, but extrapolating the idea draws fire. [Read more…] about God Is Personal Means What