Why does the Biblical God need our worship? Is he some sort of egomaniac? Was David Hume right when he said God has a “restless appetite for applause?”

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“It is an absurdity to believe that the Deity has human passions, and one of the lowest of human passions, a restless appetite for applause”.

Can God be an egomaniac?

“WHEN I THINK OF COMPETITION IT’S LIKE I TRY TO CREATE AGAINST THE PAST. I THINK ABOUT MICHELANGELO AND PICASSO. YOU KNOW, THE PYRAMIDS.” Um, OK Kanye.

What is worship?

When we worship, we see God more clearly.

When we worship, we see ourselves more clearly

When we worship God, we see others more clearly

Jesus is not an egomaniac.

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Erik Manning

I am the Reasonable Faith Chapter Director in Cedar Rapids and the writer for isjesusalive.com. I’m interested in the intersection of Christianity and history.