Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Some one sent me an email with that question along with a picture of this tee shirt... Now if you notice the word "GOD" is in cap Why?.... I am sure Jay Z doesn't have in his mind, "omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient" or "Creator" To me Jay Z like most rappers today are promoting himself probably as the greatest rapper, whether he is or not you have to be the judge of that because that's not what this post is about....This is about how unsaved people see our God....Now we Christians have an entirely different concept of "God" or even "god" than say, Jay-Z.... I am sure in his head he's in no way trying to compete with the Supreme God of all Creation...He's just bragging!...Now someone who is in Christ would recognize that "God" is sacred and untouchable.... That any taking of His nature (God) and applying it to ourselves would be blasphemy....So, Jay Z using this language simply demonstrates that he doesn't understand the truth behind it...As Christians we also know all that is entailed in the glory of God... His beauty and Perfection, Glory and Excellence.... We also know there's a Wrath side to God also in which we can not ascribe either to any one else....All Glory goes to Him...I don't think that's Jay Z's intention is to take the glory and credit for his talent.. at lest I hope it's not..... But with this tee-shirt he's not giving God the glory and all the honor....I do believe Jay Z is being boastful by using the nature of God to lifted himself up...To some that's blasphemy....To some he's stealing from God, to glorify himself...To me Jay Z is like other unsaved folks he's basically saying "To Hell With God" (Blasphemy the act of expressing a lack of reverence for God) Question? Is Jay Z mocking the Christian" GOD" by calling himself The God?