Christmas eve brings us closer to God and family. We gather our thoughts and say our prayers. I am so fortunate to be taking this class and getting to know my father in heaven. God has many attributes, some of which solely belong to our Lord; he is unchanging, eternal, all-powerful, all knowing and all-present. Other attributes he shares generously with his precious humans, God is good, loving, just, jealous, faithful, and holy. (Diffey, 2014). We share these attributes with God because on the fifth day of creation God made us in his image. 27 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1: 27 NIV). He made man to rule and watch over his creation. 28 “God blessed them and said to them, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the g...
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..., I pray to understand God. I pray to understand and support humanity in these trying times. I pray that Jesus is paramount in my life that my light shines so that others may see how beneficial prayer can be. That I may share the peace attained by prayer and incorporate time for prayer and reflection daily, not only in my life but in the lives of others around me. (Fox, 1992).
As we say goodbye to 2015 and greet 2016, we do so with a larger understanding of our relationship with the Holy Ghost. “The divinity of Jesus, then, is crucial for the Christian worldview and for the quest for wisdom.” (Diffey, 2014). In our quest for wisdom we should seek prayer and contemplation. As students we are in the process of supporting Grand Canyon University’s vision “Grand Canyon University is a premier Christian university educating people to lead and serve.” (GCU)
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