To Make A Long Story Short

The Brew Is A Musing

“O Sovereign Lord, you are God!  Your words are trustworthy.”  (2 Samuel 7:28, NIV 1984).

My Musings – A lot packed into a short verse.

Sovereign – Possessing ( having control) supreme (superior to all others) or ultimate (the best achievable or imaginable) power (capability of acting or of producing an effect).

Lord – In this particular case Adonai, a substitute for the personal name of God without the vowels (YHWH).  It signifies honor (regard with great respect), majesty (regal, lofty, or stately dignity; imposing character; grandeur) and sovereignty (see above).   In other words, the Sovereign sovereign.

God –  Creator (bringing something new or original into being) and ruler (person exercising dominion) of the universe (all existing matter and space) and source (origin) of all moral (principles of right and wrong) authority (the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience). The supreme (superior to all others)…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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