June 24, 2002

Baptist Faith & Message on God
___bluebull God created everything that is "in the beginning" (Genesis 1:1).
___bluebull God is the creator of humanity (Genesis 2:7).
___bluebull God is the great "I AM" (Exodus 3:14, 6:2-3; Leviticus 22:2).
___bluebull God is unique in power and glory and will "reign for ever and ever" (Exodus 15:11-21).
___bluebull God is "one," the one and only God (Deuteronomy 6:4).
___bluebull God is the Creator and Father of the people (Deuteronomy 32:6).
___bluebull God is the Lord "from everlasting to everlasting" (1 Chronicles 29:10).
___bluebull God is the Holy One, Creator and King (Isaiah 43:3, 15).
___bluebull People are the "work" of God's hand (Isaiah 64:8).
___bluebull The Lord is the "true God," the "living God" and the "eternal King" (Jeremiah 10:10).
___bluebull God is the "hope of Israel," and all who forsake him will be "put to shame" (Jeremiah 17:13).
___bluebull Jesus referred to God as "our Father," whose will is done "on earth as it is in heaven" (Matthew 6:9-10).
___bluebull People have only one true Father, in heaven (Matthew 23:9).
___bluebull God is "spirit" (John 4:24).
___bluebull Jesus is "the way" to God the Father; anyone who has seen Jesus has seen the Father; Jesus is "in the Father" and the Father is "in" him (John 14:6-13).
___bluebull God alone has set the "times or dates" when he will "restore the kingdom to Israel" (Acts 1:7).
___bluebull "All things come" from God the Father (1 Corinthians 8:6).
___bluebull There is but "one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all" (Ephesians 4:6).
___bluebull God is "the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God" (1 Timothy 1:17).
___bluebull People should "submit to the Father of our spirits and live" (Hebrews 12:9).
___Source: 2000 Baptist Faith & Message

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