GOD

God is the first person of the Godhead. Under His name "God" and "Lord" he is known to have these characteristics.
 
1. Holy - Leviticus 20:26; Joshua 24:19
2. Just - Deuteronomy 32:4; Zephaniah 3:5
3. Good - Psalm 25:8; 52:1; 86:5
4. Righteous - Exodus 9:27; Psalm 7:9
5. Truth - Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalm 57:10; 91:4
6. Pure - Job 4:17; Psalm 18:26
7. Jealous - Exodus 20:5; Deuteronomy 29:20
8. Compassionate - Psalm 78:38; 86:15; 111:4
9. Merciful - Exodus 34:6; Deuteronomy 4:31
10. Gracious - Exodus 22:27; Psalm 86:15; Jonah 4:2
11. Longsuffering - Psalm 86:15; Jeremiah 15:15
12. Mighty - Genesis 49:24; Deuteronomy 7:21; Isaiah 1:24
13. Angry - Exodus 4:14; Numbers 22:22; Lamentations 2:1-3
14. Able - Daniel 3:17; 2 Timothy 1:12
15. Terrible - (means to be reverenced, feared) Deuteronomy 7:21; Psalm 66:3,5
16. Great - Deuteronomy 10:17; Psalm 96:4; Daniel 9:4
17. Faithful - Deuteronomy 7:9
18. Glorious - Exodus 15:11; Psalm 8:1; 76:4
19. Perfect - Job 37:16
20. Excellent - Exodus 15:7; Deuteronomy 33:26; Psalm 8:1
21. Life - Psalm 36:9
22. Wisdom - Job 12:16; Psalm 136:5
23. Strong - Job 9:19; Jeremiah 50:34
24. Majestic - Psalm 21:5; 45:3-4
25. Honorable - Psalm 104:1; 145:5
26. Beautiful - Psalm 27:4
27. Sanctified - Isaiah 5:16
28. Peace - Isaiah 9:6
29. A Consuming Fire - Deuteronomy 4:24; Hebrews 12:29
30. Knowledge - 1 Samuel 2:3; Job 36:4
31. Eternal - Deuteronomy 33:27; Psalm 103:17
32. Recompensing - Deuteronomy 32:35; Jeremiah 51:56
33. Kind - 1 Samuel 20:14; 2 Samuel 9:3
34. Vengeful - Psalm 94:1; Jeremiah 50:15, 28
35. Reverend - Psalm 111:9
36. Powerful - Psalm 29:4
37. Dreadful - Daniel 9:4
The attributes of God are a revelation of His true being.
 
God Exhibits Elements of a Personality
1. He creates - Genesis 1:1
2. He destroys - Genesis 18:20; 19:24-25
3. He provides - Psalm 104:27-30
4. He promotes - Psalm 75:6-7
5. He cares - 1 Peter 5:6-7
6. He hates - Proverbs 6:16
7. He grieves - Genesis 6:16
8. He loves - John 3:16
9. He hears - Psalm 94:9-10
 
Old Testament Passages That Teach the Trinity
1. Genesis 1:1 - "Elohim" This name is in plural form but it is joined to a singular verb
2. Genesis 1:26 - In the creation of the world
3. Genesis 3:22 - In the expulsion of man from the Garden of Eden
4. Genesis 11:7 - At the confusion of the languages at the Tower of Babel
5. Isaiah 6:8 - Isaiah's commission
 
New Testament Passages That Teach the Trinity
1. Matthew 3:16-17 - At the baptism of Christ
2. John 14:16, 26 - In the teachings of Christ
3. Matthew 28:19-20 - In the Great Commission
4. 2 Corinthians 13:14 - In Paul's Benediction
 
Scriptural Summary
1. The Father is God - John 6:44-46; Romans 1:7; 1 Peter 1:2
2. Jesus Christ is God - Isaiah 9:6; John 1:1; 20:28; 1 Timothy 3:16; Titus 2:13; Hebrews 1:8
3. The Holy Spirit is God - Acts 5:3-4; Hebrews 9:14
 
Some of the Perfections of God
1. God is self-existent - Exodus 3:13-14
2. God is self-sufficient - Psalm 50:10-12
3. God is eternal - Deuteronomy 33:27; Psalm 102:11-12
4. God has no limitation - 1 Kings 8:27
5. God is omnipresent - Psalm 139:7-12
6. God is omnipotent (all powerful)
A. Over His creation - Exodus 14:21-22
B. Separates light from darkness - Genesis 1:4
C. Separates waters by the firmaments - Genesis 1:7
D. Separates seas from dry land - Genesis 1:10
E. Measures the ocean in His hands - Isaiah 40:12
F. Weighs mountains in His scale - Isaiah 40:12
G. Nations are as a drop in the bucket - Isaiah 40:15
H. He looks upon the islands like a speck of dust - Isaiah 40:15
I. Over men - Daniel 4:30-32
J. Over angels - Psalm 103:20
K. Over Satan - Job 1:2; 2:6
L. Over death - Hebrews 2:14-15
7. God is Omniscient:
A. God sees all things - Proverbs 15:3
B. God knows all - Psalm 147:4; Matthew 10:29-30
8. God knows mankind:
A. Our thoughts - Psalm 44:21; 139:2
B. Our words - Psalm 139:4
C. Our deeds - Psalm 139:2-3; Revelation 2:2
D. Our sorrows - Exodus 3:7; Psalm 56:8
E. Our needs - Matthew 6:32
F. Our devotion to Him - 2 Chronicles 16:9
G. Our weakness - Psalm 103:14
H. Our foolheartedness - Psalm 69:5
 
Other Perfections of God
1. God knows His own - 2 Timothy 2:19
2. God knows the end from the beginning - Acts 15:18
3. God is wise - Proverbs 3:19
4. God is immutable - Hebrews 1:10-12
5. God is sovereign - Revelation 4:11
6. God is incomprehensible - Romans 11:33-36
7. God is mysterious - Deuteronomy 29:29; Revelation 10:7
8. God is Just - Psalm 103:6: Zephaniah 3:5
9. God is true - John 17:3; Titus 1:1-2
10. God is light - James 1:17; 1 Peter 2:9: 1 John 1:7
11. God is good - Psalm 23:6
12. God is love - Deuteronomy 7:7-8; 1 John 4:8
 
Describing God by His Names from The Old Testament
1. El Roi - The God who sees - Genesis 16:13
2. Elohim - The Strong one (used in plural) - Genesis 31:29
3. Jehovah - Self-existent one - Genesis 3:14
4. Jehovah Jireh - The Lord Will Provide - Genesis 22:13-14
5. Jehovah Rapha - The Lord Heals - Exodus 15:6
6. Jehovah Shalom - The Lord is Peace - Judges 6:24
7. Jehovah Ra-ah - The Lord is my Shepherd - Psalm 23:1
8. Jehovah Tsidkenu - The Lord of Righteousness - Jeremiah 23:6
9. Jehovah Shammah - The Lord is There - Ezekiel 48:35
10. Adonai - Lord - Genesis 23:6
11. El Shaddai - The Strong sufficient One who Gives - Genesis 49:25
12. El Elyon - The Most High God - Deuteronomy 32:8
13. Jehovah Elohim - LORD God - Genesis 24:7
14. El Olam - The Everlasting God - Genesis 21:33
15. Jehovah Sabaoth - The Lord of Hosts - Psalm 24:10
16. Jehovah Nissi - The LORD My banner - Exodus 17:15
 
God fills the entire universe, so it is impossible to know everything about Him. However, we may gain good insight into His traits, attitudes, and motives by doing a good study in Scripture.
 
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