Category Archives: Immutability of God

God’s decrees never lack power … an Advent meditation

“Nothing is impossible with God.” We know this … we believe it … we confess it with our mouths.  It’s a great theoretical statement that underlies our confidence that God cannot be defeated.  But this thought can also be a bit distant.  Just because God can do something, just because God is all-powerful, doesn’t necessarily impact our everyday lives. In Luke 1:26-38 is recorded the … Continue reading God’s decrees never lack power … an Advent meditation »

Does God Change? Part 2 of 2

In my previous post on this subject, I examined a number of Biblical references commonly used to promote the idea that God is unchanging.  We saw in those scriptures, that the issue being addressed centered largely on the premise that God can be depended upon to keep his word…in other words, unlike humans or other gods of legend, he’s not capricious or fickle. On the … Continue reading Does God Change? Part 2 of 2 »

Does God Change? Part 1 of 2

Last week in Sunday School we had a big discussion (started by yours truly, I’m afraid) as to whether or not God ever changes his mind.  It came out of the account in 1 Sam. 15:11, where God states that “I regret that I have made Saul king…”  Our teacher stated “well, we know God can’t really regret anything he did, because God doesn’t change … Continue reading Does God Change? Part 1 of 2 »