Awesome is a God word

I’m not sure who started this but there’s something to the admonition, that  I’ve been hearing from James MacDonald, to reserve the word “awesome” for God. It may seem like a petty thing, a legalistic thing, but I have to agree that, in this day and age, our language used about God is so anemic, so watered down that we can not help but apply the lesser feelings of that language to the actual character of God. So, I support reserving the word “awesome” for God. It’s been hard to catch myself from using it frivolously but I know habits can change. I’ll sign off with Exodus 15:11, “Who is like you, O LORD, among the gods? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in glorious deeds, doing wonders?”

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