“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”

Genesis 1:1

When we go to the beginning, to the very first way the ONE we worship is addressed, it is GOD; Elohim. Biblical scholar Charles Ryrie explains that it is “a generic term for deity as well as a proper name for the true god. Its basic meaning is ‘strong one, mighty leader, supreme Deity.’ The form of the word is plural, indicating plentitude of power and majesty and allowing for the NT revelation of the triunity of the Godhead.” That is the scholarly definition of the GOD we love and worship. But how would you explain who God is to you?

GOD, ELOHIM, we bow in worship and praise of You, for how You have revealed Your majesty to us; for how You’ve reached down and saved us; for how You will raise us up to be in Your presence one day. It is with unspeakable reverance we praise You!

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