Is God small?

Maybe that seems like a silly question, but sometimes we make Him really, really small. 

Or maybe that’s just me. ♥

I make Him only as big as church attendance. If I go, that’s faith. That’s my relationship with God.

Or He’s only as big as a best friend. I treat Him like a great pal, warm and fuzzy, a God who I can treat however I want, and He’s always there waiting for me. If I ignore Him, He’ll still be there.

Or He’s only as big as my immediate need. My God who I come to when I need something, and I can’t fix it on my own.

Worshiping with others is an immense privilege, and my friendship with God is oh-so-real, and He is my Source in the hard places, but He’s bigger than that.


When we discover His greatness, we discover the depth of our relationship with Him.

We discover what it really means to call ourselves Christian.


Just You and God

In week #2 of this study we’ll look at the greatness of God.

Why is this important?

When we make Him small, we miss out on the power of God. Yes, He’s our best friend. Yes, He’s faithful. Yes, He’s our comfort, joy, peace, rescuer, healer.

He’s also omnipotent. Omniscient. Creator. His truth reaches to the skies. His loving kindness is great above the heavens.

Discovering the greatness of God isn’t about trying to make you small. We are small in relation to God, but discovering the greatness of God unleashes power in our relationship with Him.

His power. 

Read the following scriptures. Write one word or phrase that describes God according to the scripture. {Share that here as well.}

Psalm 108:4

Jeremiah 32:17

Ephesians 1:19-20

Isaiah 55:9

Q: What does it mean to you to make God “small?”Making It Real: Whose Faith Is It Anyway?
Making It Real: Whose Faith is It Anyway is a book I wrote for teens, but it’s a great resource for anyone who desires a faith that is their own — real, relevant, relationship-based rather than rule-based, and life changing.

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Thank you to Rebecca Drake of bdrakephotography for permission to use this beautiful photo.