20 Bible Facts About God

Get to Know the God of the Bible

Bible Facts About God
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Do you want to know more about God the Father? These 20 Bible facts about God provide insight into the nature and character of God.

God Is Eternal

Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. (Psalm 90, ESV; Deuteronomy 33:27; Jeremiah 10:10)

God Is Infinite

"I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end." (Revelation 22:13, ESV; 1 Kings 8:22-27; Jeremiah 23:24; Psalm 102:25-27)

God Is Self-Sufficient and Self-Existent

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities -- all things were created through him and for him. (Colossians 1:16 (ESV; Exodus 3:13-14; Psalm 50:10-12)

God Is Omnipresent (Present Everywhere)

Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence? If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there! (Psalm 139:7-8, ESV; Psalm 139:9-12)

God Is Omnipotent (All Powerful)

But he [Jesus] said, "What is impossible with man is possible with God." (Luke 18:27, ESV; Genesis 18:14; Revelation 19:6)

God Is Omniscient (All Knowing)

Who has measured the Spirit of the Lord, or what man shows him his counsel? Whom did he consult, and who made him understand? Who taught him the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and showed him the way of understanding?

(Isaiah 40:13-14, ESV; Psalm 139:2-6)

God Is Unchanging or Immutable

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8, ESV, Psalm 102:25-27; Hebrews 1:10-12)

God Is Sovereign

"How great you are, O Sovereign Lord! There is no one like you. We have never even heard of another God like you!" (2 Samuel 7:22, NLT; Isaiah 46:9-11)

God Is Wise

By wisdom the Lord founded the earth; by understanding he created the heavens. (Proverbs 3:19, NLT; Romans 16:26-27; 1 Timothy 1:17)

God Is Holy

"Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy." (Leviticus 19:2, ESV; 1 Peter 1:15)

God Is Righteous and Just

For the Lord is righteous; he loves righteous deeds; the upright shall behold his face. (Psalm 11:7, ESV; Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalm 119:137)

God Is Faithful

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... (Deuteronomy 7:9, ESV; Psalm 89:1-8)

God Is True and Truth

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." (John 14:6, ESV; Psalm 31:5; John 17:3; Titus 1:1-2)

God Is Good

Good and upright is the Lord; therefore he instructs sinners in the way. (Psalm 25:8, ESV; Psalm 34:8; Mark 10:18)

God Is Merciful

For the Lord your God is a merciful God. He will not leave you or destroy you or forget the covenant with your fathers that he swore to them. (Deuteronomy 4:31, ESV; Psalm 103:8-17; Daniel 9:9; Hebrews 2:17)

God Is Gracious

Exodus 34:6 (ESV)

The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, "The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness..." (Exodus 34:6, ESV; Psalm 103:8; 1 Peter 5:10)

God Is Love

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." (John 3:16, ESV; Romans 5:8; 1 John 4:8)

God Is Spirit

"God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” (John 4:24, ESV)

God Is ​Light.

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. (James 1:17, ESV; 1 John 1:5)

God Is ​Triune or Trinity

"Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit." (Matthew 28:19, ESV; 2 Corinthians 13:14)

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