God's Attributes

"Are we sure that in our worship we are actually worshiping the true God who has revealed himself in the Bible? There is only one way to answer that question truthfully. It is to ask: Do I really know the Bible, and do I worship God on the basis of the truth I find there? That truth is centered in the Lord Jesus Christ, as seen in the Bible. There the invisible God is made visible, the inscrutable knowable, the eternal God disclosed in space and time. Do I look to Jesus in order to know God? Do I think of God’s attributes by what Jesus shows me of them? If not, I am worshiping an image of God, albeit an image of my own devising. If I look to Jesus, then I can know that I am worshiping the true God, as he has revealed himself. Paul says that although some knew God they nevertheless “did not honor him as God or give thanks to him” (Rom. 1:21). Let us determine that this shall not be true of us. We see God in Jesus. So let us know him as God, love him as God, serve him as God and worship him as God."
- James Montgomery Boice, Foundations of the Christian Faith

John 17:24-26

24 "Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world. 25 "Righteous Father, though the world does not know you, I know you, and they know that you have sent me. 26 I have made you known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them."

God's Attributes - Articles




God's Attributes - Resources

The Holiness of God
R.C. Sproul

Character of God
R.C. Sproul

Found, God's Will
John MacArthur

The God Who Loves
John MacArthur

The Attributes of God
Arthur W. Pink

The Knowledge of the Holy
A.W. Tozer

The Doctrine of God
John Frame


God's Attributes

God is holy. No one compares to God (1 Samuel 2:2; Exodus 15:11).
God is one. He is the only true God. He has revealed himself as a trinity of three persons – the Father, the Son (Jesus) and the Holy Spirit, each of whom is equally God (Jeremiah 10:10; Isaiah 45:5).
God is eternal. He always has existed and he always will (Psalm 90:2; Revelation 1:8).
God is just. He is our Creator, Sustainer of life and Judge. His justice is perfect (Isaiah 30:18; Psalm 97:2).
God is omniscient. He is all knowing. He knows everything in the past, present and future (Psalm 119:168; Psalm 94:11).
God is omnipresent. He is present in all places at the same time. God is fully aware of everything that happens everywhere. He knows what we do and say and our every thought (Jeremiah 23:24).
God is omnipotent. He is all powerful. He can do all things (Psalm 135:6). God is sovereign. He is the sole and supreme ruler of the universe (Job 37:23; Daniel 4:35).





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