I’m not sure why, but today I felt like simply publishing an alphabet of words which point to some of God’s attributes. Maybe this is an exercise a parent or teacher could do with a child.
Coincidentally, today I have been studying Psalm 37, which is an acrostic poem in the original Hebrew, meaning each stanza begins with successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet (it’s a wonderful psalm of David; please read it if you need encouragement today!)
Right, here we go.
God is an…
Okay so I was struggling with the last two letters! I went for ‘youngster’ because I had already described God as a Father and a Grandfather and I wanted to portray the idea that God is both infinitely old and infinitely young; I hope that makes some kind of sense as an indication of God’s eternality.
My choice for Z is supposed to reflect the endless riches of all of God’s attributes, rather than depicting Him as wealthy in a financial sense, of course. ‘Ninja’ is a bit of a cheeky one, I hope God will forgive the cheekiness, I’m just trying to say He is incredibly skillful 🙂
I hope you enjoyed this little exercise! I don’t want to put anyone under any obligation to give this a go themselves, but the comments are open…