Jonah: God’s Sovereign, Unfailing Love (PART 4)

Pastor Stephen’s last post on Jonah! Let’s remember how our LORD and Savior lived out the message, “My life for yours.”

4 Men Proclaiming the 1 Hope

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It Is NOT Death to Die

INTRODUCTION

“It’s all relative” Is the motto of my generation.  And I tend to agree with this idea.  Everything finds its meaning by something outside itself.  I measure by comparison.  So in this sense, everything is relative, everything except God that is.  Like all good lies there’s half a truth in the claim. But you see, God is eternally existent.  He depends upon nothing to exist.  The old theologians called it the “aseity” of God. Creation, however, is not self-sufficient and so creation is dependent upon another.  That is what relative means.

Relative- considered in relation or in proportion to something else

Therefore, everything (that is created) is relative.  So the pertinent question at hand is, “relative to what?”  We tend to compare created things with other created things.  But that is an awful lot like trying to draw straight lines with a crooked…

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