This article offers a brief consideration of the goodness of God.
This article is about the omnipotent nature of God.
Looking at 1 Timothy 1:11, this article show what it means to speak about divine blessedness. Lamenting the loss of the blessedness of God in modern theology, the article calls for the rediscovery of this truth. The concept of a blessed God sums up the divine attributes of God, provides a bridge to the Trinity, and helps to interpret the anthropomorphisms of scripture.
Can God be known? Knowing God is dependent on his revelation. This article discusses the relationship between God's revelation and his incomprehensibility. It concludes that knowing God is possible because God has revealed himself to us, so that we can know him—not exhaustively, but according to his perfect and wise counsel.
What does it mean that God is eternal? This expresses the truth that there never was a time when God was not, and there never will be a time when God is not.
What does it mean to say that God is gracious, merciful, and patient? God’s mercy means God’s goodness towards those in misery and distress. God’s grace means God’s goodness towards those who deserve only punishment. God’s patience means God’s goodness in withholding punishment toward those who sin over a period of time. This article explains these attributes of God and their implications for the Christian.
What is the meaning of the righteousness of God? God’s righteousness means that God always acts in accordance with what is right. He himself is the final standard of what is right. This article shows how this righteousness is revealed in God's Word and in Christ, which gives the believer assurance of the justice of God.
The holiness of God sets him apart from us and makes him an object of awe, adoration, and dread. The article shows the link between his holiness and his justice and purity.
"Omniscience" describes the reality that God knows everything, and also sees everything. What does this mean for you life? The article explains.
This article shows that the problem facing modern theology, scholarship, and church life is the loss of God's holiness. Without a clear view of God holiness, individuals have an improper view of scripture, and God is viewed as an object.
To speak about the Godhood of God is to affirm that God truly is God. Looking at God and His attributes, this article shows how society through its lifestyle can deny these attributes and paint another picture of God, which this article calls the "modern god". The author points to creation, revelation, salvation and providence as affirmation of the Godhood of God.
This article examines God's character, looking at the relationship between the changeableness of God and His unchangeability. Applying this to the story of redemption, the author shows that it is possible to speak about both the unchanging nature of God as well as the biblical records of God changing His mind.
The unique aspect of the Reformed faith is its understanding of the covenant Lordship of God as the framework for understanding scripture. This article shows that this Lordship emphasizes the control of God, His authority, and His presence over all creation. This makes the Reformed faith applicable as a theology to any context, culture and time.
This article discusses ten important features about God's attributes, including: he is simple, infinite, eternal, unchangeable, independent, omnipotent, love, and his attributes shine forth most clearly in Christ.
This article focuses on the holiness of God and its vital relevance to our daily life.
This article considers whether or not God feels our pain. The doctrine it upholds is the impassibility of God, and shows why this is good news: God saves out of love and grace, and the cross changes everything.
On this topic of the holiness of God, the author starts by attempting to understand the meaning behind the Hebrew term used for the English word "holy." Suggestions include holiness as separation and as an expression of relationship. The author then goes on to describe the holiness of God as revealed in Scripture.
This article considers the immutability of God, that God does not change.
The doctrine of divine blessedness has been objected to on the grounds that to call God blessed is pagan. This article shows that using the term does not mean that Christians have taken on its pagan meaning. Instead, Christians use it in a way that shows how God is distinguished from other gods, since He is Triune and engaged in history.
How should the immutability of God be understood? This essay briefly examines the biblical evidence that speaks most clearly on God's immutability. Next, the author proposes senses of mutability and immutability that may be attributed to God. Is it possible for God to "repent"? Divine impassibility is also discussed in this context.
Is there a disparity between the Old and New Testaments on the doctrine of the invisibility of God? This article considers the evidence, suggesting to take seriously the Old Testament statements that God can be seen, and to reconsider what the New Testament passages (e.g., John 1:18, John 5:37, 1 John 4:12) claim when they refer to God's invisibility.