God Is a Verb! creates a radical paradigm shift. It is no longer possible to think of God as a big magician in the sky. Instead, we rethink everything as God being action and doing and making. God is not an “it,” but rather the process itself. God is unbounded action and thought. Selah! Stop and think about it! This insightful book takes a new look at the Age of Taurus when God purposefully established Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden with a specific purpose. They had to make a free-will choice to leave in order to choose to live according to the Golden Rule, by doing kindness to others and being grateful to God. He gave them the Book of Knowledge, of all things.
Centuries later He completed the set by giving Noah the Jubilee calendar we still use today. Noah had exhibited the purpose God had wanted: relatedness. Noah missed his friends and asked God never to destroy peoples again. God cannot establish human free-will choices and relationships. Nor can he demand humans reflect back to him. These first covenants created our current paradigm for relatedness. The salient point is that our egos are not connected to God. They are our free will. Our body is a noun, the house for our soul, which is created in the image of God. Our soul is a verb.
Lynn Keller, a graduate of Cornell University, was vice president of a transformative project based on the tree of life for three decades. She left in 2011 to pursue development of her original concepts. As a preschooler, Lynn proudly listened to Pap—her grandfather, P. H. Smith—talking to their minister about his sermon every week. This book is written for Pap’s descendants, in honor of his kindness, brilliance, and wisdom.