The Nature of God

God is holy, almighty, sovereign, infinite, and eternal. How can the finite, fallen mind of mankind every know Him?

Day One: Who is God?
The fact of God's existence is so conspicuous, both through creation and through man's conscience, that the Bible calls the atheist a "fool" (Psalm 14:1). Accordingly, the Bible never attempts to prove the existence of God...
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Day Two: What is God?
A. W. Tozer wrote, "'What is God like?' If by that question we mean 'What is God like in Himself?' there is no answer. If we mean 'What has God disclosed about Himself that the reverent reason can comprehend?'"...
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For more, see: "What does it mean that God is spirit?"

Day Three: Holy, Holy, Holy
The phrase "holy, holy, holy" appears twice in the Bible, once in the Old Testament (Isaiah 6:3) and once in the New (Revelation 4:8). Both times, the phrase is spoken or sung by heavenly creatures...
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Day Four: Almighty
In Hebrew, the title "God Almighty" is written as El Shaddai and probably means "God, the All-powerful One" or "The Mighty One of Jacob" (Genesis 49:24; Psalm 132:2,5), although there is a question among most Bible scholars as to its precise meaning...
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Day Five: Sovereign
God's sovereignty is one of the most important principles in Christian theology, as well as one of its most hotly debated. Whether or not God is actually sovereign is usually not a topic of debate...
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For more, see: "What is the throne of God? Does God literally have a throne?"

Day Six: Infinite
The infinite nature of God simply means that God exists outside of and is not limited by time or space. Infinite simply means "without limits." When we refer to God as "infinite," we generally refer to Him with terms like omniscience, omnipotence, omnipresence...
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For more, see: "What was God doing before He created the universe?"

Day Seven: Eternal
The word eternal means "everlasting, having no beginning and no end." Psalm 90:2 tells us about God's eternality: "Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God"...
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For more, see: "What is God's relationship to time?" and "God and Time"

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Published 10-25-16