This article is part of a series looking at the Oxymoronic names of God and how understanding them helps us live as Christians in a fallen world. Please click here to read the introductory article and to find links to other articles in the series.
God’s always doing something new; it’s his habit. He made seven hundred and six thousand eyeballs today, each of them unique, and those are just the human ones.
This attribute of God floors me. Every new idea is His. Every ingenious solution to a problem is inspired by Him. Made in His image, each time we find a way to solve a problem and feel that rush of satisfaction, we are like Him.
He sustains all things by His word. That’s the safe, secure, unchanging part. The laws of nature, for instance, but He can always do something new with them. We’re discovering more of them each day. Our next stop is Mars.
Within His rules for life, there is countless variation. Over sixty thousand species of tree; just imagine each of their leaves. Every one unique yet identifiable.
Our unchanging-creator-God is the greatest hope for the future. As we in our sinful state keep on creating more problems, God, in his abundant originality, finds ways to save us. And best of all, we can join him as he does this. He chooses to share His creativity with us and works through us and His church.
No matter the concern, climate change, fake news, pandemics and conflict. Have faith; there are magnificent solutions to each, but He asks us to seek Him and hold on to His unchanging attributes to discover them: love, faith and truth.
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