“God Is…” (RELI 101 Survey)

This post is dedicated to my new batch of students this semester taking RELI 101: Sacred Texts and Ideas.  Please only students in this class comment on this post.  All the rest of you are welcomed to read the intriguing data collected, but please don’t submit a comment.

Class, here is your assignment:

Submit 1 comment containing 10 Lander students’ responses to this statement: “Fill in the blank – God is…”

Number off your responses in the comment.  You have until 11:59 today to submit the comments for full credit.  Each response is worth 10 points.  Post away!

Travis Agnew is a Christian, husband, father, pastor, author, blogger, and religion instructor.

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29 Comments

  1. Jamie Morris

    God is…
    1.) Unchangeable
    2.)God is great, God is good..
    3.) Amazing
    4.) Big
    5.) Powerful
    6.) Forgiving
    7.) Faithful
    8.) Fantasmical
    9.) Omniscient
    10.) Protector

  2. Wendy Polk

    I don’t think all of these are quite what you wanted, but they are the actual responses I got. 😉

    GOD IS:
    1)awesome
    2)the light of life
    3)mysterious
    4)imaginary
    5)amazing
    6)dog spelled backwards
    7)omnipresent
    8)evasive
    9)confusing
    10)great, God is good, let us thank him for our food. By his hands we all are fed, give us this day our daily bread. Amen.

  3. Corey Lloyd

    God is… 1.great
    2… good
    3… amazing
    4… awesome
    5… cool
    6… real
    7… powerful
    8… alive
    9… omnipresent
    10… omnipotent

  4. Ellie Milner

    God is:

    1. awesome
    2. all knowing
    3. amazing
    4. wonderous
    5. powerful
    6. mercyful
    7. good..all the time
    8. smart
    9. the best
    10.forgiving

  5. Casey Pippin

    1. Great
    2. Almighty
    3. Truth
    4. Everlasting
    5. The way
    6. Life
    7. Everywhere
    8. The creator of all
    9. Awesome
    10. Lord

  6. Kathleen Dillard

    1.Good
    2.Holy
    3.Giving
    4.In Control
    5.Everlasting
    6.Amazing
    7.Love
    8.Alpha and Omega
    9.Compassionate
    10.Merciful

  7. Paige Gardner

    1. Father
    2. All-Knowing
    3. Big
    4. Always there
    5. Powerful
    6. Fabulous
    7. Great
    8. Worthy
    9. Loving
    10. Sacred

  8. Brandon Whitehurst

    1.Love
    2.Friend
    3.Father
    4.Everything
    5.Provider
    6.Understanding
    7.The Man Upstairs
    8.Good
    9.Forgiving
    10.Merciful

  9. Justin Anderson

    GOD is:

    1.Great

    2.Loving

    3.Strong

    4.Holy

    5.Forgiving

    6.Powerful

    7.Truthful

    8.Everything

    9.Smart

    10.Wise

  10. Brandon Stanford

    1. Powerful
    2. Good all the time
    3. Creator and knower of all things
    4. My number one love
    5. Sovereign
    6. Merciful
    7. Inevitable
    8. Light of my life
    9. Amazing
    10. The arms that hold me when no one else is there to or wants to

  11. Haley Vickery

    God is….

    1. Almighty
    2. Whom I believe in
    3. All Knowing
    4. Great
    5. The beginning and the end
    6. Good!
    7. Indescriable
    8. Truly Magnificent
    9. Great
    10. Always There

  12. Brianna Prince

    1.) Great
    2.) Loving
    3.) All Knowing
    4.) Wonderful
    5.) Powerful
    6.) The reason we are here
    7.) The straight line in my life
    8.) my savior
    9.) Pure
    10.)my lighthouse

  13. Carmen Sisk

    God is…
    1) omnipresent
    2) awesome
    3) amazing
    4) my Father
    5) good
    6) my Savior
    7) part of the Trinity
    8) Jesus’s daddy
    9) everything
    10) my life

  14. Daniel Williams

    1. Indescribable and bigger than i can imagine. He knows me and wants me to know him. He is my Provider, protector and Healer.
    2. God is bigger and more awesome and wonderful than words can describe. He is omniscient and omnipotent. He is everywhere, all the time. He is above all things, yet he chooses to love me with all of my sin. God is my everything.
    3. Omnipotent
    4. My reason for living
    5. Amazing
    6. Constant
    7. Everything
    8. An all powerful being that created us out of his love.
    9. God is the most beautiful thing in my life that is always stable and there for me.
    10. God is the solution to any problem that we have.

  15. Jonas Younts

    1. great
    2. superstition
    3. all knowing
    4. powerful
    5. omnipitent
    6. everywhere
    7. savior
    8. Jesus
    9. good
    10.wise

  16. Cody Brown

    1) The reason we are all here, our rock, our creater, our savior. forever.
    2) The word. the truth..awesome.. so amazing.
    3) A healer, a way maker, king of kings, lord of lords…he is my EVERYTHING!
    4) The strength I need when I feel like I can’t carry on
    5) Great, and without him in my life i wouldn’t be able to move forward!
    6) So great! So unselfish sent his only son to die for someone like me and continues to bless me even though i am so undeserving.
    7) The greatest power that exists, and the reason I’ve made it this far !!!
    8) My savior, redeemer and friend!!
    9) The Alpha and Omega!!!
    10) The King of Kings , who breathed new life into me and saved my soul .

  17. Ashley Simmons

    God is:

    1. An awesome God
    2. always on time
    3. the creator of everything
    4. loving
    5. forgiving
    6. always watching everything we do
    7. good all the time, and all the time God is good
    8. why we are here today
    9. precious
    10.my boyfriend 🙂

  18. Richard Blodgett

    God is:

    1. Love
    2. The light
    3. Everything
    4. In my Life
    5. The creator
    6. Ruler of all things
    7. Powerful
    8. Faithful
    9. Wonderful
    10.Forgiving

  19. Nick Keely

    God is…

    1. Awesome
    2. Good
    3. My Savior
    4. Our Lord and Savior
    5. Powerful
    6. Everything
    7. The rock and salvation of my life
    8. Amazing
    9. Omnipotent
    10. Superior

  20. Jordan Morris

    God is…
    1. Father
    2. Protector
    3. Almighty
    4. Sacred
    5. Goodly
    6. Peaceful
    7. Big
    8. Comforting
    9. God is Great, God is Good
    10. Big Daddy

  21. Jessi McMahan

    God is…
    1. Love
    2. Holy
    3. Wonderful
    4. Good
    5. Powerful
    6. Great
    7. Bigger than the boogie man
    8. The author and perfector of my faith
    9. Healer
    10.Awesome in Power

  22. Samantha Vickers

    GOD IS…

    1. faithful, in control, passionate.
    2. truth.
    3. neverending.
    4. a deity for some, an idea for others, different for everyone.
    5. misunderstood.
    6. the reason I’m alive, the reason I live.
    7. love.
    8. always there no matter what.
    9. the only one I fear.
    10. the most meaningful thing in my life.

  23. Kelly Sattane

    God is…
    1. Powerful
    2. Awesome
    3. Loving
    4. Wonderful
    5. Almighty
    6. Always There
    7. Smart
    8. All Knowing
    9. Great
    10.Big

  24. Evan Boney

    God is…

    1. my everything
    2. all I need
    3. mysterious
    4. my shelter
    5. forever
    6. center of my joy
    7. some higher power for some people to believe in to get through life
    8. my boyfriend
    9. my strength
    10. testing me

  25. Jacob Lethco

    1. amazing
    2. unchanging
    3. not real
    4. not worth living for
    5. everything
    6. forgiving
    7. powerful
    8. my savior
    9. gracious
    10. incredible

  26. Danielle Terriel

    God is _____.

    1. amazing
    2. great
    3. holy
    4. there for me
    5. my strength
    6. all around me
    7. wonderful
    8. powerful
    9. my savior
    10. loving

  27. ashley herb

    the average lander student thinks God is like:
    1. dont see a lot of him around campus.
    2. not focused on God. more on partying.
    3. thinks he doesnt care about them.
    4. God is harsh.
    5. non-existent.
    6. lightning bolt throwing god who keeps records of wrongs.
    7. unknowing of what is going on in the life of his creations.
    8. Father to the fatherless.
    9. provider.
    10. all powerful.

  28. Marqueisha Richmond (Nicole)

    God is……..

    1. powerful

    2. Great

    3. ruler of all things

    4. friend to the friendless

    5. Father

    6. Forgiving

    7. love

    8. worthy to be praised

    9. the creator

    10. my everything

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