Remembering God in a Netflix World
What makes the God of the Bible different from all of the other Gods? We have a plethora of religious options at our fingertips, but what makes this god the real deal? Israel was faced with the same questions and one of the things God instructed them to do was to construct the Ark of the Covenant. The Ark was there to be a reminder to the Israelites who God is. The Ark symbolizes that God is not an idol made by human hands, and God is not some far-off being who is uninterested in our lives. God is real, His presence is with us, He cares about us, and He is there to forgive us. The challenge for us is to not focus on the distractions, and to orient ourselves towards God. This is what the Ark was for, but what does that look like for us?