Attributes Of God By Caitlyn Hogan Summary

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I, Caitlyn Hogan, have read this entire article. This article, by Dagg, covers the attributes of God. As we aim to fulfill the duties given to us by God, we must first know His character. We should work to know God. Thus, we should start with God’s attributes. There are eleven attributes that are discussed. The first attribute is Unity. Moses told Israel “The Lord our God is one Lord.” Though plural names of deity are numerously used in the Old Testament, they were not used to teach the doctrine of polytheism. The unity of God renders His moral government one. The fact that the people of God have one God unites them in worship. The second attribute is Spirituality. Spirit is used to mean an immaterial and intelligent substance. A Spirit does …show more content…
Everything has its place, but God is indivisible. He does not have one part in one place and another in a different place. When the Bible states that God goes from one place to another, it is making accommodations of language. The article states “In whatever manner His essence, it is present anywhere it is present everywhere. What the mode of that presence is, we know not.” Immensity is the ability of God to be wholly present at the same moment, with every one of His creatures, without division of His essence, and without removal from place to place. It is unmeasurable because it is spiritual. Knowing that God is omnipresent gives comfort and joy through the …show more content…
God is truthful in His veracity and faithfulness. God does not let people know the truth if they are going to abuse it. God is also just in His punishments against sin. He punishes all sin equally because one sin is not more severe than another. The tenth and eleventh attributes are God’s holiness and wisdom. God is holy. The holiness of God includes His goodness, truth, and justice. God’s wisdom is different than His knowledge. Wisdom is using one’s knowledge the correct way in each circumstance. God always uses wisdom in every situation. Knowing God’s attributes are important because it leads to a better understanding of God. This new level of understanding leads one to learn how to fear God. Fearing God is the beginning of wisdom. The love of God will increase with a true knowledge of Him. With a true love of God comes humility. And a true knowledge of God gives confidence. With the new found confidence one can go share their knowledge of God with others with a new

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