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What are Gods natural attributes?
What are Gods moral attributes?
Justice and Righteousness
God is everywhere. God can be everywhere because he is beyond time and space, although he does enter time and space.
God has no beginning and no end.
Separateness and other-than-ness of God.
God knows all things.
God is all powerful. He can do anything that He chooses to do
God is all good.
God is unchangeable and unchanging.
Getting what we do not deserve.
Not getting what we do deserve.
The extension of God's goodness to his creation.
All that God does is right and fair.
Refers to God's complete obedience.
God's ________ and ________ pities and pardons us.
Moses asks God to see his glory in Exodus 33. God answers his request, but what does he show him?
His goodness and the glory of His goodness
Psalm 139 says that God is even in Sheol(OT place for the dead), which means?
Because God is unchanging in His truth, I can trust His _______ and ___________.
Because God is unchanging in His ways, I can trust His?
Because God is unchanging in His purposes, I can trust his?
God cannot change for the better because He is already?
Who said "God's power is as large as His will."
The terms of __________ and ________________ are used interchangeably in Scripture.
The word doctrine means?
The doctrine of __________ states that God has never learned and can never learn anything.
You can do nothing to make God love you more. He loves you without ________________.
An attribute is a characteristic of God that describes?
What God is like
Differentiate between God's mercy and grace
Grace is God giving us what we don't deserve. It is God giving us blessings that we could never have earned. Grace deals with heaven and salvation. Mercy is God not giving us what we so deserve, which is punishment. Mercy deals with hell and damnation.
How do you explain the differences between pantheism and the doctrine of God's omnipresence?
Omnipresence means that God is everywhere; pantheism means that God is everything. The Bible teaches that although God is everywhere, and with His Creation. He is distinct from his creation. The idea of pantheism leads people to worship earthly objects (trees, rocks, etc.).
What is open theism?
The teaching that God does not know the future and is somehow "juked" by the free will of man. The teaching is a false doctrine and undermines the omnipresence, omniscience, and omnipotence of God.
Explain the differences between pantheism, panentheism and omnipresence using the example of an red oak tree:
Pantheism says that God is the red oak tree.
Panentheism says that God is in the red oak tree.
Omnipresence says that God made and sustains the red oak tree. It also states that God is "with" the red oak tree, but is distinct from it and the rest of his creation.
Can God make a rock so big that he cannot move it?
God doesn't play word games. Secondarily, God by nature does not act against himself, or contrary to himself, so why would God such a rock in the first place? That is to say, God is perfectly consistent and such a scenario certainly is not. Next, if you want to get the right answers, you must first answer the right questions.
Omnibenevolence relates to common grace. What is common grace?
Grace/Gifts that are common to all people(believers/unbelievers). This teaching is seen in the Sermon in the Mount when Jesus says in Matthew 5:45, "He makes the rain fall on the just and the unjust. Examples of common graces are food, marriage, children, fulfillment in a hobby, a picnic, music, the rain, and nature. Common grace confirms that all good gifts come from God(James 1:17).
MAN KEEPS HIS WAY PURE BY FOLLOWING GOD'S WORD.
1 John 1:5
OUR MESSAGE IS THAT GOD IS LIGHT.
JESUS IS OUR SINLESS AND SUPREME HIGH PRIEST.
KILL SIN IN YOUR LIFE.
GOD, GIVE ME A NEW HEART.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
GOD WANTS US TO BE SEXUALLY PURE.
BELIEVERS SEE LIFE DIFFERENT THAN UNBELIEVERS, BOTH HAVE DIFFERENT MINDSETS.
OUR WORDS CAN CALM DOWN OR ANGER.
BE QUICK TO HEAR, SLOW TO SPEAK, SLOW TO ANGER.
OBEY THE BIBLE, DON'T JUST READ IT.
ALL OF HUMANITY HAS SINNED AGAINST GOD.
1 Corinthians 6:18-20
RUN AWAY FROM SEXUAL SIN.
COME TO CHRIST AND REPENT.
GOD WILL FORGIVE YOUR SINS.
CHRIST CAN PRESENT YOU TO GOD AS BLAMELESS.