GOD IS

Taking a look at who and what GOD IS according to Scripture.

GOD IS PURE
Numbers 23:19 (RSV) “God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should repent. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfil it?”

GOD IS NEAR TO THOSE WHO CALL ON HIM
Deuteronomy 4:7 (RSV) “For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as the LORD our God is to us, whenever we call upon him?”

GOD IS JEALOUS
Deuteronomy 4:24 (RSV) “For the LORD your God is a devouring fire, a jealous God.”

GOD IS MERCIFUL
Deuteronomy 4:31 (RSV) “…for the LORD your God is a merciful God; he will not fail you or destroy you or forget the covenant with your fathers which he swore to them.”

GOD IS LORD
Deuteronomy 6:4 (RSV) “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD;”

GOD IS FAITHFUL
Deuteronomy 7:9 (RSV) “Know therefore that the LORD your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations.”

GOD IS GREAT
Deuteronomy 7:21 (RSV) “You shall not be in dread of them; for the LORD your God is in the midst of you, a great and terrible God.”

GOD IS MIGHTY
Deuteronomy 10:17 (RSV) “For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who is not partial and takes no bribe.”

GOD IS ALWAYS WITH YOU
Joshua 1:9 (RSV) “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; be not frightened, neither be dismayed; for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”

GOD IS EVERYWHERE
Joshua 2:11 (RSV) “And as soon as we heard it, our hearts melted, and there was no courage left in any man, because of you; for the LORD your God is he who is God in heaven above and on earth beneath.”

GOD IS A SAFE AND STRONG REFUGE
2 Samuel 22:33 (RSV) “This God is my strong refuge, and has made my way safe.”

GOD IS GRACIOUS
2 Chronicles 30:9 (RSV) “For if you return to the LORD, your brethren and your children will find compassion with their captors, and return to this land. For the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if you return to him.”

GOD IS UNDERSTANDING
Job 36:5 (RSV) “Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise any; he is mighty in strength of understanding.”

GOD IS EXALTED (OVER ALL)
Job 36:22 (RSV) “Behold, God is exalted in his power; who is a teacher like him?”

GOD IS ETERNAL
Job 36:26 (RSV) “Behold, God is great, and we know him not; the number of his years is unsearchable.”

GOD IS MAJESTIC
Job 37:22 (RSV) “Out of the north comes golden splendor; God is clothed with terrible majesty.”

GOD IS RIGHTEOUS
Psalm 7:11 (RSV) “God is a righteous judge, and a God who has indignation every day.”

GOD IS DEPENDABLE
Psalm 46:1 (RSV) “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

GOD IS KING OF THE EARTH
Psalm 47:7 (RSV) “For God is the king of all the earth; sing praises with a psalm!”

GOD IS OUR SUPPORT SYSTEM
Psalm 54:4 (RSV) “Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is the upholder of my life.”

GOD IS OUR PROTECTOR
Psalm 56:9 (RSV) “Then my enemies will be turned back in the day when I call. This I know, that God is for me.”

GOD IS OUR SAVIOR AND REDEEMER
Psalm 68:19 (RSV) “Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation.”

GOD IS GENEROUS
Psalm 84:11 (RSV) “For the LORD God is a sun and shield; he bestows favor and honor. No good thing does the LORD withhold from those who walk uprightly.”

GOD IS HOLY
Psalm 99:9 (RSV) “Extol the LORD our God, and worship at his holy mountain; for the LORD our God is holy!”

GOD IS LOVE
Zephaniah 3:17 (RSV) “The LORD, your God, is in your midst, a warrior who gives victory; he will rejoice over you with gladness, he will renew you in his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.”

GOD IS TRUE
John 3:33 (RSV) “…he who receives his testimony sets his seal to this, that God is true.”

GOD IS SPIRIT
John 4:24 (RSV) “God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

GOD IS PEACE
1 Corinthians 14:33 (RSV) “For God is not a God of confusion but of peace.”

GOD IS OUR PROVIDER (JEHOVAH JIREH)
2 Corinthians 9:8 (RSV) “And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that you may always have enough of everything and may provide in abundance for every good work.”

GOD IS ONE
Galatians 3:20 (RSV) “Now an intermediary implies more than one; but God is one.”

GOD IS LIGHT
1 John 1:5 (RSV) “This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light and in him is no darkness at all.”

GOD IS LOVE
1 John 4:8 (RSV) “He who does not love does not know God; for God is love.”

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