The Doctrine of God. Great Bible Doctrines. God . The creator and sustainer of the universe who has provided humankind with a revelation of Himself through the natural world and through His Son, Jesus Christ. Four Major Subdivisions. Exists Attributes. Sovereignty Trinity.
universe who has provided
humankind with a revelation of
Himself through the natural world
and through His Son, Jesus Christ.
The heavens are telling of the glory of God;And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands. Psalm 19:1
For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse. Rom 1:20
Moral: God’s character
also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,
…Truly I have spoken; truly I will bring it to pass.I have planned it, surely I will do it.
All the peoples of the earth are regarded as nothing.He does as he pleases with the powers of heaven and the peoples of the earth.No one can hold back his hand or say to him: “What have you done?”
Our God is in heaven;he does whatever pleases him.
for dominion belongs to the Lord and he rules over the nations.
For it is by grace [undeserved kindness] you have been saved, through faith—and this [faith]* is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works [you didn’t do it]*, so that no one can boast.
*the additions are mine
But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship.Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father.” So you are no longer a slave, but God’s child; and since you are his child, God has made you also an heir.
"No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and any one to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.“ Matt. 11:27
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made…. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
“I kept looking in the night visions,And behold, with the clouds of heavenOne like a Son of Man was coming,And He came up to the Ancient of Days [God the Father]And was presented before Him.
And to Him was given dominion,Glory and a kingdom,That all the peoples, nations and men of everylanguageMight serve Him.His dominion is an everlasting dominionWhich will not pass away;And His kingdom is oneWhich will not be destroyed.”
“But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper [the Holy Spirit] will not come to you; but if I go, I will send Him to you.” John 16:7
Then Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land?...You have not lied just to human beings but to God.”