Saturday, October 5, 2019

"Your God May Be Too Small"

If someone is giving us more details than we think we need, our response is something like, “Just get to the point.” We much prefer bullets to paragraphs. “Keep it simple” is the watchword of the day. We even carry this attitude over into our relationship with God. When we do, the results are disastrous. In a few words, we dumb God down. He becomes either a genie who does miracles at our whim or a bully who punishes us at his whim. For most of us, our conception of God is far too small.

It’s good for us on regular occasions to take a step back and reevaluate who God is and what kind of relationship we have with him. This weekend we have an excellent chance to do just that as we study the very first of the 10 Commandments: “You shall have no other gods;” or in the words of Jesus Christ, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and soul and mind.” You may find that the God you thought you knew is far greater, far better, far more able to transform your life than you ever imagined.

Saturday evening worship: 6:00 pm
Sunday morning worship: 10:00 am

Hawaii Lutheran Church (WELS)

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Honolulu, HI
Community Lutheran Church holds protestant chapel services in Honolulu, Hawaii near Pearl Harbor, HI. We are next to the USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hickam Air Force Base, and Fort Shafter Hawaii. Look for us directly behind the Salt Lake, Hawaii, Target.