Or has anyone ever described God in a way that just didn’t make sense to you?
I believe we know God to the extent in which we have an experienced relationship with Him. It is hard to imagine God, Creator of the universe, as a Father if you have never needed him in that intimate of a way. And believing in his healing can be an even harder thing to grasp if you have never been in need of His touch.
But, it doesn’t mean He isn’t those things.
A few days ago I crossed the lyrics of an old hymn, A Mighty Fortress Is Our God. The song refers to God as a bulwark. A What?!! After a bit of laughing and awkwardness and wondering if the word was a typo, it was off to dictionary. com to find out what exactly is a bulwark. According to the website it is a
: a solid wall-like structure raised for defense
: a strong support or protection