John 14:23 Jesus replied, ‘Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. 24 Anyone who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.'
|Who is this Living God?
This is what the Apostle Paul said.
1 Corinthians 8:5 'For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as indeed there are many ‘gods’ and many ‘lords’), 6 yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom all things came and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things came and through whom we live.'
Father - Son - Holy Spirit
The God I worship is no mystical being who is up there, somewhere, to be called out to.
No! My mighty God is a Trinity of three persons in one Godhead, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. They have existed from eternity and these sacred Persons are co-equal, co-eternal and co-consubstantial; that is identical in essence though different in aspect. Each is possessed of the elements of personality, i.e. thought, feeling, conscience and will, so that there are three separate centres of consciousness, feeling and action within the Trinity. Yet, these together constitute one God. The Trinity is a truth superior to our understanding yet not contrary to our reason.
All three are omnipotent having unlimited or universal power, when applied to my God, his absolute power in the physical realm.
It should be noted however, that in the moral realm God has limited His own power by giving to man the power of free will, whereby he can act entirely according to his own dictates and violate his own intelligence and God’s will if he so chooses. The present state of the world is a graphic and tragic illustration of this fact.
Because of this self-imposed limitation on His power, God cannot do many things. He cannot make anyone love Him. When anyone attacks a disciple of Jesus, they are attacking God. Whatever the disciple and their family have to endure, God also endures it with them. There is no more sad and pathetic sight than people claiming to be God's leaders attacking the Lord and his servant, Acts 23:11 & 12.
Omnipotence is a natural attribute of the Godhead in that it is an unchangeable fact concerning His being, as opposed to a moral attribute, which is a matter of choice.
They are omniscient, having infinite knowledge or understanding of all that is knowable.
They are omnipresent, present in all places at the same time.
They are proven from Scripture
They have special Titles
They are Eternal
They are Holy
They are True
To the Father I am said to be His "son" or "child", Jn 1:12-13, and never spoken of as His "brother".
To the Son I am a "brother" or together with others "bride" Rom 8:29; Heb 2:11-12 and 17; Eph 5:23-32; Rev 19:7-9; 21:2-9; 22:17, and never called His "son".
To the Holy Spirit I am never said to be in the relation of son, brother or bride. He is represented as Christ’s Deputy, or Vice-regent, or Representative. He indwells the temple of my body, 1 Cor 6:19. He builds the composite Temple of Christ formed of living stones, Eph 2:20-22. He acts as my Comforter or Helper, Jn 14:16, but He never appears as my Father, Brother or Bridegroom.
As the relations of the Members of the Trinity with man are distinct, it follows that the Persons themselves must be separate. They address one another, as the Holy Bible records many conversations between them, Ps 2:7-9, alluded to by Christ Himself in Rev 2:27; Ps 22:1; 40:6-8; with Heb 10:5-10; Ps 110:1; Isa 49:3, 5-9; 50:4-9. Their acts while harmonious and related to a central design are also quite well defined. The Father sends the Son; the Son sends the Spirit, Jn 16:7.
My Lord God lives Forever! Rev 1:17-18 "Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades."
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