Sermon Illustrations

Someone I know who is really struggling with his faith stately boldly the other day that he had come to understand that the universe is God and it was clear he thought that was a stunning revelation, a great new and important truth.

One of the first things that happens when we go away from the revelation of scripture is that our image of God shrinks. The universe is God? The God of the Bible is not that small. He made the universe and everything it contains. He is vastly greater, of course, than his creation.

An important step to having peace with God is simply recognizing that God is God and we are not. That God is holy, and we are not