Which God is the ‘right God’?

Throughout history and cultures, we have reached out for a god. But only God has already reached out to us in Jesus, and verified his deity with the resurrection. So which God is the ‘right God’?

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Throughout history and cultures, the human race has yearned for a god.

Every single human civilisation that has ever existed has assumed that there must be a god (or gods). We've given them names, written poetry about them and put them in charge of different things - like the weather, or door hinges!

The problem is that when we create and choose our gods, they end up looking a lot like us! We can never be sure we've got the 'right god'.

So how can we really know if God really exists and what he's like?

We need a God who reveals himself to us and backs it up in a way we can verify. Only Jesus came to not just tell us about God but as God, and then backed it up with proof.

We're left with 3 options: give up, pick the most convenient god, or look at the one time when God convincingly and powerfully revealed himself. We have spent history reaching out for god, but God has already reached out to us.

Possible Discussion Questions

  • Is giving up or picking a convenient god actually satisfying if you can never be certain it's real?
  • What do you make of Jesus? Do you think he is the 'right God'? Why?

Related Bible ReferenceĀ 

  • Colossians 1:15

 

Credits

Produced by Two Thieves

Two Thieves is Ben's Clube's YouTube channel that discusses Christ and culture, with a focus on the intersection of theology, technology and television.

Presented by Ben Clube

Ben's background includes work as an experienced animator and art director in London. He now helps pastor a church in Essex called Danbury Mission.

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