God is self-existent, self-sufficient, eternal, immutable, omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent, sovereign, infinite, and incomprehensible. We are not—and that’s a good thing. But at the root of every sin lies our rebellious desire to possess these attributes. Our limitations are meant to point us toward a limitless God. Seeing God for who he is inspires us to worship and obey, and to testify with David that “the boundary lines have fallen for us in pleasant places.”

You can listen to this episode of The Gospel Coalition podcast, recorded at our 2017 national conference, here. Find more audio and video from TGC17 on the conference media page.

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