The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Imitating God

We Christians don't worship a God whom we do not know — but the God whom we know, the God who has made this knowing possible in Jesus Christ.

We also know that God works intentionally, that God's actions are not arbitrary. There is purpose and direction evident in the biblical account of God's creative and redemptive work. The whole message of the entire Bible is painted on a very large canvas. The books aren't arranged in a strictly chronological way. But from the stories of the beginning in Genesis to the anticipation of the end in Revelation, it is possible to draw some conclusions about how God acts toward God's creation and its inhabitants.

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